Two advisories were posted to the Texas Register:
Policy Advisory 55 - Regarding the Extent of the Utilities Exemption in the Texas Engineering Practice Act.
Policy Advisory 56 - Who is Eligible to Complete a Predominant Use Study Regarding the Use of Natural Gas or Electricity by a Business Entity?
To review or post comments, refer to https://pels.texas.gov/proposed.htm
We've received reports of phishing emails targeting Texas PEs with warnings of license revocation. These emails are not from us. If you receive an email like this, please forward to us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can investigate and update guidance as needed. Please note that official State of Texas websites will end in texas.gov, and emails from us will come from @pels.texas.gov or @engineers.texas.gov. Thanks for your attention.
The TBPELS Board approved an emergency rule to extend the PE exam completion deadline due to COVID-19. EmergencyRule133_67_ExamExtension.pdf
Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors' staff are currently working both in the physical office and remotely to serve our customer's needs. For further information refer to: COVID 19 Webpage
TBPELS is seeking qualifications for up to 3 Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS) to perform technical reviews and analysis of the compliance of surveys and surveying work products with the Board Acts and Rules. Refer to this RFQ document: RFQ_RPLS.pdf
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. Technical Experts Webpage
TBPELS has an opening for an Analyst and two Investigators. The link below has a job description and instructions to apply. Employment Webpage
TBPELS staff will be monitoring submitted bills for any impact on the agency or the professions it regulates. Legislative Webpage
The Board is offering these one hour, 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.
The registration deadline was March 5, 2021
The registration deadline was March 4, 2021.
This webinar is an overview of everything you need to know to apply to be an RPLS or an SIT in Texas. We will cover the application requirements, forms, process, etc. Audience is current SITs or individuals considering becoming an RPLS in the future.