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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

The Florida Engineering Society is a more than 4,600-member organization representing the interests of engineers in Florida. An affiliate of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Society is organized into five practice sections representing different areas of practice and 19 chapters which geographically blanket the state. Each of the chapters and practice sections is represented on the FES Board of Directors. The Society has a number of committees which organize into divisions under the direction of the vice presidents.

Involvement Brings Benefits

  • Leadership Development
  • Networking/Job Opportunities
  • Political Awareness and Involvement
  • Regulatory Representation
  • Recognition
  • Professional Affiliation
  • Information
  • Opportunity to Serve
  • Specialized Email Alerts
  • Minuteman Alerts Calling for Action
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Opportunities to Join State Committees
  • Recognition of Achievements/Awards

Offers Support Statewide

  • Full-time Staff
  • Dedicated to Getting Questions Answered Quickly
  • Constantly Tracking the Latest in P.E. Issues
  • Bridging the Gap Between All Professional Disciplines
  • Recognition
  • Promoting Two-way Communications
  • Job Listings
  • OLinks to Important, Current Information

Involvement Brings Benefits

  • Involvement with Your Local Community
  • Continuing Education
  • Individual Development
  • Networking With Local Engineers
  • Features on Current Topics of Local Interest and
  • Importance to Community Leaders
  • Fellowship
  • Monthly Meetings, Annual Golf Tournament
  • Public Service Through MATHCOUNTS
  • Influence Future Engineers with K-12 Committee
  • Minuteman Alerts Calling for Action
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Opportunities to Join State Committees
  • Career Day, Student Chapters and Scholarship
  • Public Relations at Community Events

Committees Have Something
for Everyone

  • Business Practices
  • Environment
  • Society Policies
  • MATHCOUNTS / K-12 Website
  • Construction Codes and Issues
  • Education

Practice Areas Cover Specialties
in Engineering

  • Consulting Engineers
  • Geotechnical and Materials Engineers Council
  • Florida Coalition of American
  • Structural Engineers

Involvement Brings Benefits

  • Provides Technical Input
  • Investigates Ethical Issues
  • Implements Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements

Helping the Cause of Engineers
with Government

  • Political Action Committee and Lobbying Team Promote and Protect the Profession
  • Members Meet Legislators through the FES Professional Engineers’ Legislative Days
  • Educational Seminars with State Agencies to Inform
  • Engineers About Upcoming Changes
  • Supports Pro-Engineering Candidates
  • Gives Guidance to Government During Drafting of Regulations and Legislation

Gets Results

  • Defense of the Professional Engineers Registration Law (Chapter 471.F.S.)
  • Retention of the Quality-Based Selection Process for Design Professionals (CCNA)
  • Stopped Other Professions From Authorizing Themselves to Perform Engineering Services
  • Repealed Joint and Several Liability
  • Lowered the Time Period that a Lawsuit can be Filed Regarding the Design, Planning or Construction of an Improvement to Real Property from 15 Years to 10 Years
  • Raised the State Per Diem for Government Engineers

We are Strong, and Your
Membership Makes Us Stronger

  • 4,600 Members Focused on Professionalism
  • Our Strength Comes From Our Members
  • Together, We Are Making a Difference
  • Individually, You Have Opportunities to Excel
  • FES Draws on Individual Excellence to create a WINNING TEAM

Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world 

– Isaac Asimov, American writer, professor of biochemistry