CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK - Do it now! Don't wait. You will not be able to renew until the Criminal History Record Check requirement has been met. A data file is sent daily to our agency which identifies those who have completed this check. Refer to the linked page for frequently asked questions, links to registration, forms and updated information as it is available.
WHEN IS A PE REQUIRED ON A BUILDING PROJECT? TBPE developed a flowchart to determine if a Professional Engineer is required when a Texas project involves the design, erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair of, or the creation of plans and specs for a building. 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.
TBPE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - We have an opening for a Licensing Specialist. Refer to the linked page for a description and application instructions.
EXAM UPDATES - April 2014 PE exam grades are now available on our website. FE exam scores are no longer released. Structural grades are not in yet but will be posted at this same page when received. Registration for the October 24-25, 2014 exams will open June 16, 2014. The deadline is August 28, 2014. NCEES recently released exam updates for the 2014 & 2014 exams. Refer to NCEES Exam Updates.
2014 TBPE EXPRESS ANNUAL NEWSLETTER - was mailed to all PEs. Read it here
QUALITY TEXAS RECOGNIZES TBPE - The Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE) has been recognized by the Quality Texas Foundation for its commitment to quality in all aspects of its operations. This is the third recognition for performance excellence in four years, and TBPE is the only state regulatory agency to be recognized during the 2014 review cycle. TBPE Press Release, Quality Texas Press Release
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING - Read the latest developments in the newly-created examination and industry trends.
TECHNICAL EXPERTS - The Board needs your help! Refer to the linked page for additional information.