ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

Restricted Practice

Any person practicing engineering or geoscience in Newfoundland & Labrador must be licensed with PEGNL.

Restricted Practice

Individuals

Licensed engineers and geoscientists are held to high professional and ethical standards that require them to work in the public interest. Any person practicing engineering or geoscience as defined in the quoted excerpts from the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008 shown below, must be licensed with PEGNL. These definitions are very broad and all encompassing to ensure public protection with respect to all aspects of engineering and geoscience.

The practice of engineering means“reporting on, advising on, evaluating, designing, preparing plans and specifications for, or directing the construction, technical inspection, maintenance or operation of a structure, work, or process 

          • that is aimed at the discovery, except by the practice of geoscience, development or utilization of matter, materials or energy or is designed for the use and convenience of human beings, and 
          • that requires in the reporting, advising, evaluating, designing, preparation or direction the professional application of the principles of mathematics, chemistry, physics, or a related applied subject 

and includes providing educational instruction on the matters contained in this paragraph to a student at an educational institution but excludes practising as a natural scientist.”

The practice of geoscience means:” reporting on, advising on, evaluating, interpreting, processing, geological and geophysical surveying, exploring, classifying reserves, or examining activities related to the earth sciences or engineering-geology 

          • that is aimed at the discovery or development of oil, natural gas, coal, metallic or non-metallic minerals or precious stones, water, or other natural resources or that is aimed at the investigation of geoscientific conditions, and
          •  that requires in the reporting, advising, evaluating, interpreting, processing, geoscientific surveying, exploring, reserve classifying or examining the professional application of mathematics, chemistry, or physics through the application of the principles of geoscience, 

and includes providing educational instruction on the matters contained in this paragraph to a student at an educational institution.”

Companies

A company that offers engineering or geoscience services, as defined above, to anyone outside that company in Newfoundland & Labrador must be licensed by PEGNL and hold a PEGNL Permit to Practice. A Permit Holder company must also have at least one PEGNL-licensed engineer or geoscientist employed with the company who takes responsibility for the practise of each discipline for which the Permit to Practice is issued. 

Fees Schedule

You can learn all the details about the fees and pay on this page. You can also review frequently asked questions and answers about Fees Schedule on this page.

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Registry

In Newfoundland and Labrador, registration is mandatory for anyone practising engineering or geoscience as defined in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008.

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Licensing & Registration

Professional members licensed by PEGNL are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience work in NL.

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Job Posting

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.

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