Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code; negligence in the practice of engineering. Licensee signed, sealed and dated a Florida Building Code Commercial Mitigation Verification Affidavit. Licensee indicated that the roof deck construction type was hip shape, level A wood deck attachment. However, the roof deck construction type was flat shape reinforced concrete attachment.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board based upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $1,000, Costs of $891.80, Appearance before the Board, a Reprimand, Board-approved course in Basic Engineering Professionalism and Ethics, and the Board’s Study Guide. A Final Order was issued on February 15, 2016.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code