Entire Month of November, 2017
TBPE Building Maintenance

The TBPE facility is having the roof replaced. Public parking will be extremely limited during this time and the building entrance may be altered. Please proceed to the facility with caution and call ahead for updates.

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November 15-16, 2017
TBPE Committee and Regular Quarterly Board Meetings

Due to office repairs, all meetings are being held at the University of Texas Thompson Conference Center.

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November 22 - 24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holidays

The TBPE Office will close at noon on November 22 and reopen on Monday, November 27, 2017.

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December 6-7, 2017
P.E. Ethics Webinars
10:00 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day
Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics.
Registration is now open. Each event is limited to 1,000 attendees.
Register Today!

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December 25-26, 2017
Christmas Holidays

The TBPE office will reopen on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.

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 several job openings. 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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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.

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.


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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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