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Licensure as a Professional Engineer: Its Value and the Steps to Take

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Learning Objective: Examine the methods and reasoning for obtaining the professional engineer license

A professional engineer (P.E.) is a person who is licensed to practice engineering in a particular state or U.S. territory after meeting all the requirements of the law. This seminar will give you the information you need to obtain the professional licensure and an understanding of the responsibilities that must be fulfilled to keep it.

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

a. Understand the reasoning behind being a licensed professional engineer.
b. Identify the procedures for completing the licensed professional engineer registration process.
c. Identify the responsibilities for maintaining the professional engineer license.
d. Outline the Principles of Standard Care.

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Licensure as a Professional Engineer: Its Value and the Steps to Take

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  2. 2. BEYA 2312 Licensure as a Professional Engineer Its Value and the Steps to Take
  3. 3. Welcome • Introductions • What is a Professional Engineer • What makes a Professional Engineer different from an engineer • How do you become a Licensed Professional Engineer • Why you should want to be a Professional Engineer
  4. 4. Expectations for thisSeminar • Understand the reasoning behind being a Licensed Professional Engineer • Identify the procedures for completing the Licensed Professional Engineer Registration Process • Identify the responsibilities for maintaining the Professional Engineer License • Outline the Principles of Standard Care
  5. 5. Introduction • Commander LaKeeva Brooks Gunderson, P.E. • North Carolina A&T State University, BSCE • North Carolina State University, MSCE • Member National Society of Professional Engineers • Operations Officer for Marine Corps Installations, Naval Facilities Engineering
  6. 6. Introduction • C. Eric Fonville, P.E. • University of Michigan, BSCE, MSCE • Member National Society of Professional Engineers • NSPE Chapter Past-President, Flint MI, YEoY, EoY • General Motors – Boss Kettering Award • Twenty United State Patents • 2020 BEYA – Research Leadership
  7. 7. What is a Professional Engineer? A professional engineer (P.E.) is a person who is licensed to practice engineering in a particular state or US territory after meeting all requirements of law. To practice in multiple states or territories, the P.E. must be licensed in each state in which he or she wishes to practice.
  8. 8. What makes a Professional Engineer different from an engineer? • Only a licensed engineer may prepare, sign and seal, and submit engineering plans and drawings to a public authority for approval, or seal engineering work for public and private clients. • PEs shoulder the responsibility for not only their work, but also for the lives affected by that work and must hold
  9. 9. How do you become a Licensed Professional Engineer? • Earn a four-year degree in engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program • Fundamentals of Engineering Examination • Four years of acceptable, progressive, and verifiable work experience in the industry. • Principles and Practice of Engineering
  10. 10. NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination The FE exam is generally your first step in the process to becoming a professional licensed engineer (P.E.). It is designed for recent graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate engineering degree from an EAC/ABET accredited program.
  11. 11. NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination The FE exam includes 110-questions. The exam appointment time is 6 hours long and includes • Nondisclosure agreement (2 minutes) • Tutorial (8 minutes) • Exam (5 hours and 20 minutes) • Scheduled break (25 minutes)
  12. 12. NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Examination • The PE exam is designed to test for a minimum level of competency in a particular engineering discipline. It is designed for engineers who have gained a minimum of four years of work experience in their chosen engineering discipline. • There are currently 16 discipline-specific exams (Agricultural and Biological
  13. 13. Four Years of Qualifying Work Experience • After successfully passing the exam, candidates must demonstrate qualifying engineering experience by apprenticing under a PE for four years. • The work needs to demonstrate that the applicant is a technically skilled engineer, displays a wide range of professional characteristics: independent decision-making, personal
  14. 14. NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Examination(typical) The exam includes 80 questions. The exam appointment time is 9 hours and includes • Nondisclosure agreement (2 minutes) • Tutorial (8 minutes) • Exam (8 hours) • Scheduled break (50 minutes)
  15. 15. NCEES ExamineeGuide • Go to https://ncees.org/exams/examinee- guide/ to obtain the latest copy of the examination rules • Pay careful attention to the items allowed in the testing room • Pay EXTRA attention to which calculators are allowed in the testing room
  16. 16. Whyyou should want to be a Professional Engineer • Income - PE’s earn more and are promoted earlier than non PE’s • Entrepreneur - You cannot sell your engineering services to the public without a license • Prestige - You stand out among your peers with a clear accomplishment • Flexibility - Many opportunities with government agencies and consultants
  17. 17. Whyyou should want to be a Professional Engineer • Service - My skill and knowledge shall be given, without reservation, for the public good • Integrity - Practice integrity and fair dealing, tolerance and respect, and to uphold devotion to the standards and dignity of my profession • Career - Your opportunities will be greater
  18. 18. Maintainingthe Professional Engineer License • Depending on which state you are licensed there may be up to 30 hours of Continuing Education required every two years • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), publications and member directory (national), MathCounts (state), meetings and seminars (chapter)
  19. 19. Outline the Principles of Standard Care • Using knowledge, experience, and expertise to complete a project with the degree of care that meets specifications, and prevent harm due to negligence that would result in injurious or financially damaging events • Order of the Engineer - is an association for graduate and professional engineers in the US that
  20. 20. Summary • It’s not the easiest thing that you will ever do • Your resume will stand out • It will provide you additional career opportunities • Increased earning potential • Belong to a licensed professional organization • Earn the Public Trust
  21. 21. Questions Commander LaKeeva Brooks Gunderson, P.E. LaKeeva dot Gunderson at Navy dot mil C. Eric Fonville, P.E. Eric dot Fonville at GM dot com
  22. 22. BEYA 2312 Licensure as a Professional Engineer Its Value and the Steps to Take

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