Disciplinary Actions

From the Executive Director: Disciplinary Process 101

FBPE’s office receives a lot of inquiries whenever catastrophic events happens. What a lot of engineers and the public don’t realize is the process the Board and its staff must go through when a complaint is filed against an engineer.

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Chair’s Corner: PE Licensure: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Your Board reviews thousands of EI and PE applications every year. Just like characters in a dusty western, there are those applications that can be approved (the “good”), those that do not comply with the statutes (the “bad”), and then there are those applications that are vague, incomplete, or contain conflicts (the “ugly”).

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Mentoring Is More Than Teaching Engineering Fundamentals

Mentors can teach not only the correct way to apply engineering fundamentals, but also how to do so with integrity, how to take our responsibility to protect the public seriously, how to be a loyal team member, how to have mutual respect with the competition, and how to pass what is learned onto the next generation.

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A Look at Building Recertification in South Florida

In June, a portion of a 12-story condominium in Surfside crashed to the ground, killing 98 people. It was thought that collapses such as Champlain Towers South weren’t supposed to happen. Miami-Dade County, and neighboring Broward County, had a 40/50-year building recertification program in place.

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Disciplinary Actions

Legal Department: Latest Engineer Disciplinary Actions

Under 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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