Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Board Operation Update
The public is encouraged to seek Board assistance through the website, email, and telephone as the COVID-19 Pandemic progresses.
This helps ensure the safety of both the public and staff.
Phone: (307) 777-6155 or (307) 777-6156
Application Review Information
Application Review for all applicants without an NCEES Record Book will be at the next quarterly Board meeting (deadlines set and listed below).
Application Review for all applicants with an NCEES Record Book will be every Friday by the Executive Director.
Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules and Regulations
The Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors hereby gives public notice pursuant to W.S. § 16-3-103, that it intends to amend Chapters 3 and 4 of its rules. The Board also proposes repealing Chapters 8 and 9.
The proposed changes in Chapter 4 adopt relicensure language from Emergency Rules and make clear that applicants for relicensure may obtain a new license by examination or comity or by satisfying the Board’s rules for relicensure. Further, this proposed change identifies what the Board has determined to be an appropriate number of continuing professional competency credits for relicensure.
The proposed changes in Chapter 3 include clarifying land surveying experience requirements, clarifying the exam requirement for all comity applicants, and correcting one non-substantive formatting error.
Research found that a 2013 Rule change moved language from Chapter 8 and 9 to Chapter 7 and 4 as part of a rules reduction effort. The 2013 Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules did not specifically repeal Chapter 8 and 9 as part of the publicly noticed changes. The Board now seeks to repeal those Chapters through rulemaking.
Copies of the proposed rules in strike and underscore format may be obtained online at https://rules.wyo.gov/Search.aspx?Agency=037&Program=0001 or upon request to Shannon Stanfill at the Board office at 6920 Yellowtail Road, Suite 100, Cheyenne, WY 82002. The Board welcomes all comments and suggestions on the proposed changes to its rules and regulations. Comments must be received in the Board office, to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 29, 2020. Individuals may send comments to the above address or by accessing the Comments link. Any individual who comments on the rules may request that the Board provide a statement of principal reasons for overruling the individual’s comments. If requested, the statement will be issued within thirty (30 days) after the Board’s action.
A public hearing will be held by the Board if requested by twenty-five (25) persons, by a governmental subdivision, or by an association having not less than twenty-five (25) members. Requests for a hearing should be directed to the Board at the above address by the date specified above. Notice of the hearing will be provided to all persons making a timely request therefore.
Interested in Serving on the Board?
The Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (Board) consists of eight (8) members appointed by the governor for a term of four (4) years and the state engineer. Wyoming Statute 33-29-301(a) stipulates the composition of the Board.
Two terms are scheduled to end 3/31/2021. Please see table for the positions available. Board members may request reappointment.
Board positions carry a great deal of responsibility. Contact the Board to learn more about the expectations before you apply. The Governor’s Boards and Commissions website provides the Application for Commissions and Boards.
The Boards encourages interested applicants to submit prior to November 20th, 2020.
Interested? Contact: Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.org, Executive Director, (307) 777-6207
Special Rulemaking Board Bulletin
The Wyoming Board hereby gives public notice pursuant to W.S. 16-3-103, that it intends to amend Chapters 3 and 4 of its rules. The Board also proposes repealing Chapters 8 and 9.
The cancellation of the April 2020 paper-and-pencil exam administration impacted approximately 16,000 examinees.
To accommodate as many examinees, the format of the October 2020 exam administration was modified..
The exam administration format for October 2020 paper-and-pencil will be administered over two days – Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23. Please note that exams usually offered once a year during the April administration will be offered in October.
The PE Electrical and Computer: Power exam is moving to computer-based testing beginning January 2, 2021, instead of April 2021.
Follow related updates through the NCEES website at ncees.org/COVID-19
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Civil: Water Resources & Environmental
SE Vertical Forces Bridges
SE Vertical Forces Buildings
Friday, October 23, 2020
Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Electrical & Computer: Computer Engineering
Electrical & Computer: Electronics, Controls, & Communications
Electrical & Computer: Power Metallurgical & Materials
Mining & Mineral Processing
Naval Architecture & Marine
SE Lateral Forces Bridges
SE Lateral Forces Buildings
Outreach - 2020
October 22-23, 2020
NCEES Exam Dates
PE pencil-and-paper exam administration dates.
November 25, 2020
Deadline for all Applicants going before Board for approval of licensure at the December 14th Board meeting.
(applications must be complete with all additional information turned in by this date) Applicants with a NCEES Record Book go before the Executive Director every Friday for approval.
2020 Quarterly Board Meetings
December 14, 2020
Board Meeting| Cheyenne Board Office| 8:30 a.m.