Arkansas State Board of Licensure

for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors

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Board Member passes away

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of our Board Members – Ivan Hoffman, PS, who passed away December 30, 2022. Ivan was appointed to serve on the Board in 2002 and has been a committed and valuable member serving the community, state, and nation by educating the …

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Upcoming State Office Closures

Friday, December 23, 2022 – Observing Christmas eve. Monday, December 26, 2022 – Observing Christmas Day. We will be back in the office Tuesday, December 27. Monday, January 2, 2023 – Observing New Year’s Day. We will be back in the office Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Board Office Closed November 24-25, 2022

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Board’s Office will be closed Thursday and Friday- November 24-25. We will be back in the office on Monday, November 28.

Disciplinary Hearing-November 8, 2022

Case Number: 2021-09 In the Matter of All Saints Catholic Church v Justin Hall PE 11050 Complaint: The Complaint alleged that Hall misrepresented himself as a structural engineer, as well as negligence, incompetency, and misconduct in the practice of engineering. The Complaint alleges that the church paid Hall Engineering $2,000 without providing the Church with …

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E.I.’s, P.E.’s, and COA’s – Even numbered licenses – it’s time to renew.

For licenses that end in a 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8, the Renewal Period opened on November 1, 2022. Expiration dates can be verified at http://www.arkansas.gov/pels/search/search.php.  If the expiration date shows 31-Dec-22 then it will expire Saturday, December 31, 2022. There is no grace period, your license will lapse if not renewed before the expiration …

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The PEPS News Newsletter is available

The Forty-Second Edition of The PEPS News, published October 2022, is now available online at http://www.pels.arkansas.gov/publications This Edition Includes Articles Relating To:• President’s Message• Department of Labor and Licensing: Post-Transformation and 2023 Legislative Session• Compliance Corner, Disciplinary actions October 2021 – October 2022• Congratulations Licensees!• Licensure Report: licenses issued (Oct ’21-’22) and number of licensees-total …

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Arkansas State Specific Exam Scheduled for October 21, 2022

The Arkansas State Specific Exam will be proctored Friday, October 21, 2022 at the ArDOT auditorium located at 10324 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR. For additional information, please email – pelsboard@arkansas.gov – or call the Board’s office at 501.682.2824.

Happy Professional Engineers Day

To professional engineers near and far – Happy #ProfessionalEngineersDay!  We’re grateful for your hard work and dedication to making Arkansas a safe and healthier place to live.