FBPE Office Closed, Staff Working Remotely

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

Phone calls to the FBPE office 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.

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Chair’s Corner: Engineering Experience in the Construction Field

As life goes on, virtual graduations are everywhere, and newly minted engineers are looking for real jobs. It is important for them to understand the pros and cons of career choices they make and how it affects professional growth. Though most engineers are aware of the four years of required experience for licensure, it appears they are generally not aware of what constitutes acceptable qualifying engineering experience for licensure.

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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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Renewal Checklist for Florida PEs

Licensure renewal begins in November for Professional Engineers licensed in Florida. Now is the time to make sure you are prepared for renewal. We’ve put together a short checklist to help you avoid discovering at the last minute that you have a problem.

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How Working Remotely Affects Responsible Charge

How does working remotely during the pandemic affect professional engineering in Florida? At least a couple of concerns are obvious: maintaining responsible charge, and supervision and training of engineer interns.

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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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