Events

October 3-6, 2017
TML (Texas Municipal League) Annual Conference in Houston
. TBPE staff will have a booth in the exhibit hall.

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October 9-11, 2017
SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Conference in San Antonio
. TBPE staff will have a booth at the conference.

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October 11, 2017
STEAM Day in Waco
. STEAM DAY is an educational exhibition event geared towards middle and high school age students (grades 6 through 12) that promotes higher education, degree plans and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, architecture, arts and mathematics (STEAM). TBPE will have a booth at the event with a staff member to promote engineering.

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October 26-28, 2017
SWE (Society of Women Engineers) Conference in Austin
. TBPE staff will be sharing a booth with NCEES at the conference.

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October 27-28, 2017
PE and SE Exams

Refer to NCEES for specific exam day instructions and prep materials. If you have been adversely affected by Hurricane Harvey and have questions about your exams, contact NCEES directly.

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Latest News

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HURRICANE HARVEY - TBPE has developed and passed a rule providing for Emergency Temporary Licenses. Refer to the linked page for the specific requirements and forms. Additionally, registered firms, applicants and licensed P.E.s affected by Hurricane Harvey will be allowed some consideration with deadlines and requirements. Refer to the linked page for further information.

JOB OPENINGS - TBPE has an opening for a Director in our Compliance & Enforcement Division and two Licensing Program Specialists in our Licensing Division. Refer to the linked page for the job descriptions and instructions to apply.

LICENSURE VIDEOS - TBPE staff produced a series of new instructional videos to assist applicants. Click on the image below to go to the YouTube playlist.
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TBPE 80th ANNIVERSARY
March 18, 2017, was the 80th Anniversary of the New London School Explosion, a terrible accident that ultimately led to the creation of the Texas Engineering Practice Act and the creation of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

"DECOUPLING" OF PE EXAM AND EXPERIENCE
As of May 1, 2016 rule changes allow a Texas EIT (Engineer in Training) to register for the PE exam prior to meeting the full experience requirement if they choose to do so. The exam is now "decoupled" from the experience requirement for licensure.

THE VALUE OF P.E. LICENSURE VIDEO

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The link above will launch a video which explains the value of the Professional Engineer License and the necessary steps to becoming a P.E. in Texas. The video was produced by TSPE (the Texas Society of Professional Engineers) in cooperation with TBPE.

WHEN IS A P.E. REQUIRED ON A BUILDING PROJECT? Use this one page diagrammatic to make sure your project is in compliance with the Texas Engineering Practice Act. It is a great reference for engineers, plan reviewers, city and county officials, and owners.

CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK - Refer to the linked page for frequently asked questions, links to registration, forms and updated information as it is available.

TECHNICAL EXPERTS - The Board needs your help! Refer to the linked page for additional information.

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