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 and sealed permit documents involving a septic system in Apopka, Fla., without performing engineering analysis as required by accepted engineering standards.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an administrative fine of $1,000 and costs of $3,376.20; an appearance before the Board when the stipulation was presented; and successful completion of the Board’s Study Guide and a Board-approved online course in basic engineering ethics and professionalism. Final Order was issued March 3, 2021.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code