Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Professional Licensee Subcommittee Member

Location: Burnaby, BC
Date Posted: June 15, 2023
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Status 2 Year Term
Terms of Reference


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Professional Licensee Subcommittee’s mandate is to review all applications for Professional Licensee status, including both new applications and authorized area of reserved practice change requests, and to review matters related to Professional Licensees.

Reporting Structure

The Professional Licensee Subcommittee is appointed by and reports to Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Credentials Committee and is supported by subject matter experts and Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registration staff.

Duties and Expectations

  • Review professional licensee applications and make recommendations regarding the applicants’ qualifications. Actions may range from recommending licensure to rejection of an application. Advice on specific policies, legislation and precedent is provided by Registration staff;
  • Review project samples provided by applicants, if available;
  • Review other matters related to professional licensees as deemed appropriate by the Subcommittee or as referred to by the Credentials Committee;
  • Attend committee meetings.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A professional registrant in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (i.e., P.Eng., P.Geo., P.L.Eng., or P.L.Geo.);
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in their stated field of practice.

Term of Office

  • Appointments are normally three years, renewable twice unless otherwise extended by Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Board.

Average Time Commitment

  • Maximum of 8 meetings a year, normal meeting duration is 1–2 hours.
  • Meetings are usually held on Wednesday’s at 4:30 PM. The meetings may be virtual or hybrid with some attendees at Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s office in Burnaby. For hybrid meetings a light dinner is provided for those who attend in person.
  • Preparation involves the review of the applicants’ documentation and may require 3–4 hours.

Measures of Success

The successful volunteer will:

  • Make recommendations regarding the credentials of applicants; and
  • Be prepared to provide feedback to applicants regarding any deficiencies.


  • Opportunity to advance the profession by sharing your knowledge and experience;
  • Learn new skills and expand your business network;
  • Authorized travel expenses;
  • May be eligible to earn continuing education hours; and
  • Volunteer appreciation.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.