FBPE Office Closed, Staff Working Remotely Beginning April 6

In an effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the FBPE office will be closed and our staff will be working remotely, with limited time in the office, beginning Monday, April 6.

Phone calls to the FBPE office will be sent directly to voicemail, which may not be returned immediately. We encourage you to search our comprehensive website for answers to your questions. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please email board@fbpe.org.

Florida Statutes

From the Executive Director: COVID-19 & Key Legislation

From the Executive Director: Updates From COVID-19 to Legislation
Most everyone in the known world is hunkered down in hoping for some relief from COVID-19. Our staff continues to work, albeit on a modified schedule. Nevertheless, we are committed to serving the licensees of this state and will continue to do all we can to complete the work that protects the public’s health, safety, and welfare.

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Continuing education audit

Chair’s Corner: Continuing Education in Uncertain Times

NCEES has canceled the April 2020 PE exam as well as the zone meeting. The next FBPE board meeting in April will be a virtual one. It seems most of us have had to switch to working remotely and I am confident we can be up to the task. One possible benefit of being cooped up in the house, is being able to complete the required continuing education courses.

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Alert

FBPE Posting COVID-19 Updates Online

FBPE’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates page provides news regarding the effects of the pandemic on license, board and committee meetings, examinations, and other information pertinent to Professional Engineers in Florida. The page is updated as necessary.

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NCEES Sets Up COVID-19 Updates Page

With the April administrations of pencil-and-paper Principles & Practice of Engineering exam having been canceled, and Pearson VUE Test Centers closed for Fundamentals of Engineering and PE exams due to the coronavirus pandemic, NCEES has set up a page on its website to provide updates.

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Threshold Building Inspector

What Are Threshold Building Inspectors?

I specialize in what is known as “threshold” building inspections. If you’re wondering: “What on earth is a threshold building inspection and why should I care?” then read on.

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Disciplinary Actions

Legal Department: Latest Engineer Disciplinary Actions

Pursuant to Rule 61G15-37.001(11), F.A.C., the Florida Engineers Management Corporation is required to post all Final Orders involving active disciplinary cases to the website until the terms of the final order are completed, or until the licensee becomes inactive, retires, relinquishes the license, or permits the license to become null and void. …

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