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03-09-2016 | March board meeting moved

Due to scheduling conflicts, the March 22, 2016 board meeting has been moved to Tuesday April 5, 2016. The time and location will remain the same. 

02-17-2016 | Cincinnati exam site full - April 2016 PE/PS exams

The Ohio Board has been notified that the Cincinnati, Ohio exam site for the April 2016 PE and PS exams is at maximum capacity. Examinees will still be able to register with NCEES for the April 2016 PE or PS exams at the Columbus, Ohio or Cleveland, Ohio exam sites through tomorrow, February 18, 2016. Registration with NCEES for the PE or PS exams closes at 3:00pm EST on February 18, 2016.

02-09-2016 | Board meeting time change

 

The start time for the Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, 2016 has been moved from 9:30am to 10:30am. The location remains in the Board office at 50 W Broad St. Ste. 1820 Columbus, Ohio 43215. 

02-05-2016 | Customer Service

As part of our ongoing effort to provide better customer service and support, the Board would appreciate your comments and suggestions. You may send comments and suggestions to customerservice@pes.ohio.gov. Thank you for taking the time to contact the Board and provide your feedback.

01-19-2016 | Wallet cards

Update - Due to a delay in printing, the card were not printed until the week of February 1, 2016. For those who have renewed their P.E., P.S., or DUAL license for the 2016-2017, you new wallet cards should be in the mail no later than January 29, 2016. If you need verification of a current license before the end of the month, current license statuses can be viewed through the License Lookup option on the Board's website. The License Lookup will have the current renewal date and updated expiration date. Any license showing as "Active" or "Active in Renewal - Paid" has been successfully renewed for the 2016-2017 renewal cycle. 

01-14-2016 | April 2016 PE, PS Exam Approval List

The list of approved candidates for the April 2016 PE and PS exam has been updated on the Board's Approved Candidates list. This is not a final list as the Board will continue approving applications for the April 2016 PE and PS exams through February 8, 2016. If you name is on the approved candidates list, you may register with NCEES for the exam any time between now and 3:00pm EST February 18, 2016. 

01-14-2016 | Board Meeting Time Change

The start time for the Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2015 has been moved from 9:30am to 8:00am. The location remains in the Board office at 50 W Broad St. Ste. 1820 Columbus, Ohio 43215. 

11-02-2015 | 2016-2017 Biennial Renewal

Renewal notices have been mailed for the individual P.E., P.S., and DUAL license renewals. Renewal notices contain your user id and password to complete your renewal online for a faster, more convenient renewal.  All individual licenses must be renewed by December 31, 2015 to prevent any lapse in your licensing. Paper forms are also available on the Board's renewal page. 

10-20-2015 | *** CPD ADVISORY ***

For the upcoming biennial renewal starting in November 2015, the Board would like to remind registrants Board policy allows up to a maximum of three (3) hours continuing professional development per year for the completion of correspondence courses (paper, online, or other formats) provided the course and the course provider meet the requirements of R.C. 4733.151.

Important- Do not confuse correspondence courses and online courses. Correspondence courses are courses that involve reading articles or other text and can be received by mail or online. Correspondence courses are typically self-paced and participation is not monitored by the provider. These types of courses are acceptable up to three hours per year.

More information on the Continuing Professional Development hours for the upcoming biennium renewal can be found under the

Continuing Ed

tab.

07-22-2015 | October 2015 Approved PE and PS exam candidates list

The Board has updated the list of approved candidates for the October 2015 PE and PS exam. This is not a complete list as the Board will continue approving applications through mid-August. 

Approved candidates list

07-16-2015 | July 21, 2015 Board meeting change

The Board meeting on July 21, 2015 will begin at 1:00pm in the Board office at 50 W Broad St Ste 1820 Columbus, Ohio 43215. This is a change from the normal time of 9:30am. 

07-09-2015 | October 2015 PE/PS Exam Registration with NCEES Open

Registration for the October 2015 PE and PS exams with NCEES opened on June 26, 2015. Registration will be open through 3:00pm EST on September 3, 2015. No exceptions are made for late registration. Please do not register for the actual exams with NCEES until you have received notification from the Ohio Board stating you have been approved to take the October 2015 PE or PS exams. All potential registrants must submit an approval application and be approved by the Ohio Board for this exam cycle before registering with NCEES.

Registration information can be found at http://ncees.org/exams/ 

2015-02-09 | April 2015 PE/PS Exam Approved Candidates List

The Board has updated the Approved Candidates list for the April 2015 PE and PS Exams. The list is current through February 9, 2015.

Approved Candidates List

2015-02-09 | State Board Elects Officers for 2015

At its meeting on February 3, 2015, The State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors elected its officers for 2015. The Board elected Bert Dawson, P.E., P.S. as Chairman, Dean C. Ringle, P.E., P.S. as Vice-Chairman, and David L. Cox, P.S. as Secretary.

2014-10-22 | State Board Accepts Settlement Agreements in Six Cases

At its meeting on October 21, 2014 the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors accepted settlement agreements from George M. Armstrong, P.E., P.S., Elizabeth Stuber, P.E., James J. Porebski, P.E., Andrew Delzoppo, FS Tan Land Surveyors and Consulting Engineers, and Englobal U.S., Inc.

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2014-10-22 | State Board Issues Final Order Revoking PE License

At its meeting on October 21, 2014 the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors issued a Final Order to revoke the professional registrations of James W. Ballinger.

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NCEES Updates Specifications for PE Civil Exam

NCEES has introduced new specifications for its PE Civil exam, effective with the April 2015 exam administration. Specifications have been updated for all five of the PE Civil exam module options: Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources and Environmental.

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2014-08-19 | Board Accepts Settlement Agreements in Two Cases

At its meeting on August 19, 2014 the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors accepted settlement agreements from Kevin D. Schafer, P.E., P.S. and Matthew B. Phelps, P.E.

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