Events

March 4-5, 2020
PE Ethics Webinars

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 open.

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March 15-21, 2020
National Surveyors Week

The linked page has materials to celebrate the event.

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March 16, 2020
Surveyor Exam Payment Deadline

Exam Approved Surveyors must turn in their exam fees for the April Exam.

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March 26, 2020
TBPELS Corpus Christi Regional Advisory Conference
The free one-day conference will be held at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. The program includes presentations about licensure for students, ethics presentations for professional engineers and surveyors, a panel discussion with TBPELS Board Members, and a luncheon.

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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.

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 two openings for an Analyst, Two Investigator IIIs, a 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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