Events

February 6, 2020
PE Ethics Webinar

The Board is offering these free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement. Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics.

Registration is now open.

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February 19-20, 2020
TBPELS Committee and Board Meetings

Meetings will be held at TBPELS office in Austin, Texas. All meetings are open to the public. Agendas pending.

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April 17, 2020
NCEES PE and SE Paper Exams

April 18, 2020
SE Lateral Forces Exam

The exam registration deadline is 3 p.m. EST on February 20, 2020. NCEES Website

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April 17, 2020
RPLS, RCP and LSLS Exams.

Latest News

Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ Study
NCEES is currently seeking licensed agricultural and biological engineers to participate in a professional activities and knowledge study, or PAKS, for the PE Agricultural and Biological Engineering exam. The deadline for this survey is March 26, 2020.

New Board Members
Governor Abbott names Chair and appoints Johnson and Nejad to Texas Board Of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Proposed Rule
Application for Temporary License for Military Spouses who are Licensed or Registered in Another State. Comment Deadline is February 3, 2020.

PE Exam Grades from the October, 2019 Exams
Grades are available at http://engineers.texas.gov/grades

Surveyor Exam Grades
The link above goes to a list of examinees that have passed their respective exam/s and have been granted licensure as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. *Please note: License numbers and certificates will be issued after the registration payment has been received by the board office.

Engineering & Surveying Board Merger
Effective September 1, 2019, HB1523 created the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. This is a merger of both the engineering (TBPE) and surveying (TBPLS) boards. For more information please visit our TBPELS Merger page.
Existing websites will continue to be in place until a combined website is ready:
Engineering: https://engineers.texas.gov
Surveying: http://txls.texas.gov

TECHNICAL EXPERTS
Do you want to assist in the enforcement process? Would you like to earn valuable Continuing Education credits in the process? How about the possibility of being paid for your services? We are currently accepting resumes of Texas Licensed Professional Engineers (PE), Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS), and Licensed State Land Surveyors (LSLS) who are experts in their field. The linked page has further information and instructions to apply.

NCEES Exam Updates
NCEES has provided updated deadlines and exam dates for the Spring, 2020 exams.
Refer to: https://engineers.texas.gov/examupdates.html
Computer Based Testing (CBT) Updates

JOB OPENINGS
TBPE has openings for an Investigator III, Special Projects Coordinator/Land Surveyor III and a Program Specialist. Refer to the linked page for the job descriptions and instructions to apply.

Email: info@pels.texas.gov
1917 S. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78741
Phone: 512-440-7723 | Fax: 512-440-0417

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