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Oregon Bulletin

September 1, 2013

Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying, Chapter 820

Rule Caption: Adopt language allowing the Board to approve applicants for CBT examinations held in January.

Adm. Order No.: BEELS 5-2013(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 8-13-2013

Certified to be Effective: 8-13-13 thru 2-7-14

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Adopted: 820-010-0217, 820-010-0219

Rules Amended: 820-010-0210

Subject: OAR 820-010-0210 — Amends language to include the timeframe in which an applicant may sit for a CBT examination based upon when the application is received and approved.

   OAR 820-010-0217 — Adopts language to consider applications based on accredited degrees for the FE and FLS examinations.

   OAR 820-010-0219 — Adopts language to consider applications for the FE and FLS examinations when the applicant is currently enrolled in the senior year of an accredited program.

Rules Coordinator: Mari Lopez—(503) 362-2666, ext. 26

820-010-0210

Application for Enrollment as an Engineering Intern (EI) and Land Surveying Intern (LSI)

Applicants for enrollment as an EI or LSI must submit documentation, compliant with OAR 820-010-0215.

(1) Applications for admission to examination based on educational qualifications must include:

(a) Application for the Fundamentals of Engineering/Fundamentals of Land Surveying examination.

(b) Official transcripts or evaluation of degree credentials demonstrating completion of a curriculum satisfactory to the Board as defined in OAR 820-010-0225 or 820-010-0226.

(2) Applications for admission to examination based on experience or based on a combination of educational and experience qualifications must include:

(a) Application for the Fundamentals of Engineering/Fundamentals of Land Surveying examination.

(b) Official transcripts or evaluation of degree credentials for those degrees not from an ABET accredited program, if applicable.

(c) Experience Details form.

(d) Three references that meet the requirements of the OAR 820-010-0255;

(A) Qualifying experience accrued by the applicant must be accompanied by a reference that supervised the work product as meeting the definition of engineering as defined in the OAR 820-010-0010.

(B) References must be submitted on the Board approved Reference Details form.

(C) The Board may, for good cause upon written application, reduce the number of references required.

(3) The fee for this application is $0.00.

(4) The fee for an application for readmission is $0.00.

(5) NCEES will be notified of approved applications as follows:

(a) Applications received and approved from June 2 to September 1 will be considered for the October and November examination window.

(b) Applications received and approved from September 2 to December 1 will be considered for the January and February examination window.

(c) Applications received and approved from December 2 to March 1 will be considered for the April and May examination window.

(d) Applications received and approved from March 2 to June 1 will be considered for the July and August examination window.

(6) Completed applications and official transcripts must arrive in the same package to be considered.

(7) Notwithstanding the reapplication requirements in these rules, applicants may not take the examination more than three times in a twelve month period.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310, 672.105, 672.118 & 672.255

Stats. Implemented: ORS 672.002 - 672.325

Hist.: EE 13, f. 3-29-72, ef. 4-15-72; EE 20, f. & ef. 12-15-77; EE 1-1995, f. 8-15-95, cert. ef. 9-1-95; BEELS 2-1999, f. & cert. ef. 9-15-99; BEELS 2-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-5-07; BEELS 1-2011, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-11; BEELS 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 5-10-12; BEELS 5-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-13 thru 2-7-14

820-010-0217

Applications for First and Second Attempts for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) Examinations with Accredited Degrees

Notwithstanding, OAR 820-010-0210, 820-010-0215, 820-010-0225, 820-010-0226, and 820-010-0442, applicants for first and second attempts for FE and FLS examinations administered on or after January 1, 2014, based on ABET or ACCE accredited Baccalaureate degree qualification, shall apply to sit for such examinations as follows:

(1) Applications must be made on a form prescribed by the Board.

(2) FE applications must include official transcripts documenting the degree and date awarded, demonstrating completion of an engineering curriculum satisfactory to the Board as described below:

(a) Graduation from an EAC of ABET accredited engineering program;

(b) Graduation from a TAC of ABET baccalaureate engineering program;

(c) Graduation from an ACCE accredited four-year baccalaureate construction engineering management program.

(3) FLS applications must include official transcripts documenting the degree and date awarded, demonstrating completion of a land surveying curriculum satisfactory to the Board as described below:

(a) Graduation from a TAC of ABET accredited four-year baccalaureate land surveying program;

(b) Graduation from an EAC of ABET accredited four-year baccalaureate land surveying program;

(c) Graduation from an ASAC of ABET accredited four-year baccalaureate land surveying program.

(4) The fee for this application is $0.00.

(5) NCEES will be notified of approved applications as follows:

(a) Applications received and approved from June 2 to September 1 will be considered for the October and November examination window.

(b) Applications received and approved from September 2 to December 1 will be considered for the January and February examination window.

(c) Applications received and approved from December 2 to March 1 will be considered for the April and May examination window.

(d) Applications received and approved from March 2 to June 1 will be considered for the July and August examination window.

(6) Completed applications and official transcripts must arrive in the same package to be considered.

(7) Notwithstanding the reapplication requirements in these rules, applicants may not take the examination more than three times in a twelve month period.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310, 672.105, 672.118 & 672.255

Stats. Implemented: ORS 672.002 - 672.325

Hist.: BEELS 5-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-13 thru 2-7-14

820-010-0219

Application for Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) Examinations – Verification of Enrollment

Notwithstanding OAR 820-010-0210, 820-010-0215, and 820-010-0242, applicants for FE and FLS examinations administered on or after January 1, 2014, based on the applicant’s official school verification of current enrollment in the senior year of an ABET accredited qualifying baccalaureate program, shall apply to sit for such examinations as follows:

(1) Applications must be made on a form prescribed by the Board;

(2) FE applications must include an official school verification, completed on a form and in the manner prescribed by the Board, verifying that the applicant is currently enrolled in and, if the applicant graduates timely, will complete within 10 months of the exam for which the applicant sits, an engineering curriculum satisfactory to the Board, as described below:

(a) Graduation from an EAC of ABET accredited engineering program;

(b) Graduation from a TAC of ABET baccalaureate engineering program; or

(c) Graduation from an ACCE accredited four-year baccalaureate construction engineering management program.

(3) FLS applications must include an official school verification, completed on a form and in the manner prescribed by the Board, verifying that the applicant is currently enrolled in and, if the applicant graduates timely, will complete within 10 months of the exam for which the applicant sits, a land surveying curriculum satisfactory to the Board, as described below:

(a) Graduation from an EAC of ABET accredited four-year baccalaureate land surveying program;

(b) Graduation from an ASAC of ABET accredited four-year baccalaureate land surveying program; or

(c) Graduation from a TAC of ABET accredited four-your baccalaureate land surveying program.

(4) The fee for this application is $0.00.

(5) NCEES will be notified of approved applications as follows:

(a) Applications received and approved from June 2 to September 1 will be considered for the October and November examination window.

(b) Applications received and approved from September 2 to December 1 will be considered for the January and February examination window.

(c) Applications received and approved from December 2 to March 1 will be considered for the April and May examination window.

(d) Applications received and approved from March 2 to June 1 will be considered for the July and August examination window.

(6) The completed application and official school verification form must be submitted in the same packet to be considered.

(7) Notwithstanding the reapplication requirements in these rules, applicants may not take the examination more than three times in a twelve month period.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 670.310, 672.105, 672.118 & 672.255

Stats. Implemented: ORS 672.002 - 672.325

Hist.: BEELS 5-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-13 thru 2-7-14

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