Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying Bd.

Present Duties

Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying offices
The Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying leased office is in this Salem building. (Oregon State Archives Scenic Image 20090126-0163)
The Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) regulates the practice of engineering; regulation of the land surveying profession; exercises administrative oversight for Certified Water Right Examiners; regulates the practice of photogrammetric mapping.

The 11-member board and 12 staff ensure registered professional engineers, land surveyors, photogrammetrists and certified water right examiners are qualified in fields in which technical and professional knowledge and skills are required. OSBEELS sets standards of qualification for licensure, ensuring individuals are fully qualified by education, experience and examination to practice in Oregon. The board also reviews relevant laws and rules, revising them expeditiously; enforces regulatory laws and rules by carefully investigating any complaints or information relating to violations; and effectively disseminates information regarding board goals and activities to licensees and the public.

OSBEELS is semi-independent and regulates more than 15,000 licensed professionals.​
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Contact Information

Telephone: 503-362-2666
Fax: 503-362-5454
Contact Jason Barbee, Administrator
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Engineering and Land Surveying​
Legal & Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS 672.240
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Records & Publications

State Archives Holdings from This Agency

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Title: Board Meeting Minutes
Dates: 1960
Cubic Ft.: 1