National Engineer Week is February 22 -28

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Group Engineers Working on ProjectThe recognition of engineers began in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers in conjunction with President George Washington’s birthday. It is noted President Washington is considered as the Nation’s first engineer, particularly for his survey work.

What you should know about a Professional Engineer

A licensed Professional Engineer (PE) evaluates, plans, designs, supervises, and/or consults on the construction and/or operation of: utilities, residential houses, commercial buildings, shopping centers, roads, bridges, storm water management, sanitary sewer design and management, etc., machines and equipment and other projects and processes that require the application of engineering principles and data to safeguard people and property. Professional Engineers are employed by individuals, government agencies and private companies.

To become licensed, engineers must complete a four-year college degree, work under a Professional Engineer for at least eight years, pass two intensive competency exams and earn a license from their state’s licensure board. Then, to retain their licenses, Professional Engineers must continually maintain and improve their skills throughout their careers.

If you are in need of professional engineering services, please contact our office at 570.752.4433 or toll free at 877.752.4123.


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