Events

September 18-19, 2019
PE Ethics Webinars
Two webinars at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. Free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement.

Presentation Document

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September 26, 2019, 11 a.m.
Interim Board Meeting

Note:  Please refer to the agenda. This meeting is anticipated to be short (<1 hour) and will not qualify for the previously offered 4 hours of RPLS Continuing Education Credit.  The meeting will be live streamed through our YouTube Channel.

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October 10, 2019
PE Ethics Webinar

This ethics webinar is in addition to the webinars setup for each quarterly renewal. Please keep in mind, this ethics credit cannot be used for your September 30th, 2019 PE license renewal.

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October 25-26, 2019
NCEES PE and SE Paper Exams

Registration is open June 27 - September 3, 2019.
NCEES Examinee Guide

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November 13-14, 2019
TBPELS Board and Committee Meetings

Meetings are open to the public and will be held at a location to be determined in Austin, Texas.


Latest News

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

Board Meeting Recordings
The recordings have been posted from the 8/22/19 meeting. Viewing these recordings qualifies for continuing education credit under the category of self-directed study. A maximum of five credit hours may be accrued for self-directed study.

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.

Volunteers Needed for Digital Models and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
TBPE is seeking experts as it forms a work group to study the use of digital modeling as it relates to the practice of engineering and the provisions of the law and rules. The linked page has additional information.

Volunteers Needed for Engineering Procurement Work Group
TBPE is seeking experts for a work group to study procurement in the practice of engineering and the provisions of the law and rules. The linked page has additional information.

NCEES Exam Updates- NCEES has provided updated deadlines and exam dates for the Fall, 2019 and Spring, 2020 exams. Please refer to the linked document.
Computer Based Testing (CBT) - NCEES began the process of transitioning exams from a paper format to computer-based testing (CBT) in 2011. Refer to the linked page for the conversion schedule.

JOB OPENINGS
TBPE has openings for 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

Resources

Disciplinary Actions
Law and Board Rules
Military Service Members
NCEES
Outreach Scheduling
Policy Advisories
Public Information Requests
When is a P.E. Required on a project?

Videos

TBPE Licensure Steps
TBPE staff produced this series of instructional videos to assist applicants.

The Value of a P.E. License
The video explains the value of the P.E. License and the steps to becoming a P.E. Produced by TSPE (the Texas Society of Professional Engineers) in cooperation with TBPE.

Dream Big
Dream Big showcases engineering’s impressive impact on our world and our lives. It aims to motivate a new generation of engineers.