Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code. Licensee signed and sealed engineering documents which failed to include wetland lines or buffers as required. By issuing final engineering documents which were deficient, Licensee did not exercise due care in the preparation of final engineering documents and issued final documents which were not in compliance with acceptable engineering principles.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board based upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $500, Costs of $1,600, Appearance before the Board, completion of a Board-approved course in Engineering Professionalism and Ethics, Project Review at six and eighteen months, and the Board’s Study Guide. A Final Order was issued on December 10, 2014.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code