Category: Engineers-Surveyors-Geologists

Southern California Men Face Felony Charges in Huge Engineering Fraud Case

Case reinforces importance of using licensed professionals and verifying credentials SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two men were charged with 487 felony counts including identity theft, grand theft and forgery after allegedly preparing fraudulent engineering documents using the name and logo of their former employer, Palo Verdes Engineering, a legitimate Rolling Hills Estates-based company, in one of…

Celebrating Diversity and Showing the Path to Licensure in Two New Videos From DCA

Did you know that the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) offers assistance and materials to consumers and licensees in Korean, English, Spanish, and Vietnamese? Did you know there are four easy steps on the path to obtaining professional licensure with the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (BPELSG)? You can learn about one—or…

Drone Use Takes Off in Land Surveying

As more and more hobbyists use drones to capture memorable video and photos, commercial uses for unmanned aerial vehicles continues to expand at a rapid rate, from monitoring agricultural crops to crowd control by law enforcement. Among those emerging commercial uses for drones is land surveying. In its spring newsletter Bulletin, the state Board for…

BPELSG Celebrates National Surveyors Week March 19 – 25, 2017

What do George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln have in common besides having the distinction of being Presidents of the United States? All three worked as land surveyors before their political careers began.  This is why Mount Rushmore National Memorial is commonly referred to as “Three surveyors and the other guy.” Surveying was not…

New Video Released from Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists

The California Department of Consumer Affairs Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists has released a new video titled, “How to File A Complaint.” The video clarifies the process for those wishing to complain to the Board about unprofessional services received from any of the professionals the Board licenses or an unlicensed person who…