Who Is PEGNL?
The Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL) is an organization that regulates the engineering and geoscience professions in the public interest. PEGNL has approximately 5,000 members and is accountable to the public through the provincial Department of Digital Government and Service NL.
Who Can Practice?
In Newfoundland and Labrador, registration is mandatory for anyone practicing engineering of geoscience as defined in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008. Professional members licensed by PEGNL (including Limited Licensees) are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience work in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Those offering engineering or geoscience services to the public must also have a permit to practice.
Member and Company Register
Check PEGNL’s Member and Company Register to determine if someone is entitled to practice or if an organization has a permit to practice.
Discipline & Enforcement
Any person who has a concern about the competence or professionalism of an individual licensed engineer or geoscientist, or a company holding a PEGNL Permit to Practice, should raise this concern with PEGNL.
Compliance & Enforcement
An individual engaged in the practice of engineering or geoscience in Newfoundland & Labrador requires a PEGNL license to practice.Learn More
Submitting a Complaint
You can submit a compliant by filling out the compliance issue form. A potential first step is to discuss your concern with Professional Standards Director and provide any relevant information.
Practice Standards & Guidelines
PEGNL publishes practice standards and guidelines for the purpose of educating its license holders and the public about matters of professional practice.
Practice Guideline for Authenticating Professional Documents
This Guideline describes how and when a professional member’s stamp and a permit holder’s stamp shall be used for authenticating professional documents.
Guideline for Permit Holders and Companies Employing Engineers and Geoscientists
This Guideline specifies when a permit to practice is required. It also outlines the requirements of organizations operating under a permit to practice and the expectations of non-permit holding companies that employ engineers and/or geoscientists.
Guideline for Areas of Practice Spanning Engineering and Geoscience
This Guideline explores the potential areas of overlap between geotechnical or geological engineering and engineering geology. It provides guidance for both professions working in this space, emphasizing the need for collaboration from both professions in certain situations to ensure that the primary mandate of public protection is met.
Who Can Practice?
To qualify for full membership in PEGNL, applicants must meet the requirements for admission as stipulated in this document and have paid the appropriate dues and fees.
This page has been designed to assist registrants seeking employment, as well as recruiters seeking to hire professionals in the fields of engineering and geoscience.
The reports section of the PEGNL website contains all of the organization’s annual reports, surveys, and other documents.
PEGNL engages with and supports various groups and entities that align with PEGNL’s goals and mandate.