(1) Examinations will be held at such times and places as the board directs. The board shall determine the acceptable grade on examinations.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 54-1214

  • Board: means the Idaho board of licensure of professional engineers and professional land surveyors, hereinafter provided by this chapter. See Idaho Code 54-1202
  • Engineer: means a person who is qualified to practice engineering by reason of his special knowledge and use of mathematical, physical and engineering sciences, and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by professional education and engineering experience. See Idaho Code 54-1202
  • Land surveyor intern: means a person who has qualified for, taken and passed an examination in the fundamentals of surveying subjects as provided in this chapter. See Idaho Code 54-1202
  • Professional engineer: means a person who has been duly licensed as a professional engineer by the board under this chapter. See Idaho Code 54-1202
  • Professional land surveyor: means a person who is qualified by reason of his knowledge of the principles of land surveying acquired by education and practical experience to engage in the practice of professional land surveying and who has been duly licensed as a professional land surveyor by the board under this chapter. See Idaho Code 54-1202
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
(2)  Written professional examinations may be taken only after the applicant has met the other minimum requirements as given in section 54-1212, Idaho Code. The following examinations shall be offered:
(a)  Fundamentals of Engineering — The examination consists of a test on the fundamentals of engineering acceptable to the board. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for an engineer intern certificate, provided he has met all other requirements of certification required by this chapter.
(b)  Principles and Practice of Engineering — The professional engineering examination consists of a test on applied engineering acceptable to the board. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for licensure as a professional engineer, provided he has met the other requirements for licensure required by this chapter.
(c)  Fundamentals of Surveying — The examination consists of a test on the fundamentals of surveying acceptable to the board. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for a land surveyor intern certificate, provided he has met all other requirements for certification required by this chapter.
(d)  Principles and Practice of Surveying — The professional surveying examination consists of a test on applied surveying acceptable to the board. Passing this examination qualifies the examinee for licensure as a professional land surveyor, provided he has met the other requirements for licensure required by this chapter.
(3)  A candidate failing all or part of a professional examination may request reexamination, which may be granted upon payment of a separate examination fee paid by the applicant directly to the entity designated by the board.
(4)  The board may prepare and adopt specifications for the examinations in engineering and land surveying.
(5)  The board may issue a restricted license to engineering faculty with an earned doctorate degree. The license shall be restricted to those licensees remaining employed by a college or university in this state and teaching upper division engineering courses. The board may waive technical examinations for such licenses in lieu of other requirements prescribed by rule. As used in this section, "restricted license" means a license to teach college or university upper division courses with an earned doctorate but without passing a technical examination.