Wanted: Technical Experts to Review Enforcement Cases

The Board’s Enforcement Unit is recruiting the services of professional engineers, professional land surveyors, professional geologists, and professional geophysicists to serve as independent Expert Consultants for complaint investigation matters.   While the Unit maintains a pool of Expert Consultants in all disciplines of licensure, the Board especially needs licensed electrical engineers and professional land surveyors, as well as all licensees within the geologic professions.

Duties - Technical expert consultants review enforcement complaint investigation cases for compliance with the laws and regulations and the standards of care and practice. Upon completion of a review, a written report of the opinion must be submitted to the Enforcement Unit. Experts may also be asked to testify at administrative hearings regarding their opinions.

Qualifications - Technical expert consultants must be a California resident and have been licensed in California for a minimum of five years. Additionally, they cannot have been the subject of any complaints or enforcement actions.

Reimbursement - Technical expert consultants are paid an hourly rate for case review, report preparation, and actual time spent testifying at administrative hearings. Travel costs associated with testifying are reimbursed.

If you are interested in assisting the Board’s Enforcement Unit as a technical expert consultant, please submit your current resume/curriculum vitae along with the appropriate Areas of Expertise form (see links below) to the following email address, BPELS.Enforcement_Information@dca.ca.gov

Areas of Expertise Forms:
Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (including Geotechnical Engineers and Structural Engineers)
Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers
Professional Geologists (included Certified Engineering Geologists and Certified Hydrogeologists) and Professional Geophysicists

If you would like more information about being a technical expert consultant, you may contact the Enforcement Unit at 916-999-3593 or BPELS.Enforcement_Information@dca.ca.gov.