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    The mission of the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying is to regulate the practices of engineering, land surveying, photogrammetry, and water right examination in the State as they relate to the welfare of the public in safeguarding life, health and property.
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  • Passing of SB 297
    ​Due to the passing of SB 297, the process for examination and registration has changed!  The current rules do not apply and new temporary rules will be effective Friday, August 14, 2015.
Current Topics Information
Board Member Wanted!
The Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) is seeking a Professional Engineer (PE) and a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). As per Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 672.240, each PE, PLS or RPP Board member must be a resident of Oregon for at least three years immediately preceding appointing and have been practicing as a registered professional for at least five years since the date of the individual's initial registration.
Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each odd-numbered month and Committee meetings are held the second Thursday and Friday of each even-numbered month.  Board members are eligible for per diem and reimbursements for actual expenses involved in carrying out Board business. For more information on the application process or the role of state Board members, please visit http://www.oregon.gov/gov/admin/Pages/How_To_Apply.aspx and follow the instructions provided.
The Oregon Examiner
If you aren't receiving The Oregon Examiner by mail or email, you're missing out on important news about changes to laws and rules, upcoming events and various topics in the fields of engineering, land surveying, photogrammetry and water right examination.  To start receiving The Oregon Examiner, please submit your physical mailing or email address to osbeels@osbeels.org
CBT Information
As you may already know, the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) has transitioned to a computer-based testing (CBT) model for the administration of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and Fundamentals of Surveying (FLS) examinations.  There have been a number of changes associated with this transition.  Please review the following for more information: