Exam information here
The steps to get a qualification are here
Each state information here
Voices of JSPE members (+ related parties) (I asked them to write down the reasons for becoming PE and aiming for PE)
- Reasons for aiming for PE by JSPE member
- 10 Reasons to Become PE
what are the 10 reasons for becoming licensed as a PE? by IEEE USA
- Reference example of qualifications held by PE by JSPE member
- I thought it was the most globally accepted engineer qualification
- Get international engineer status (such as PE on business cards)
- It is an internationally recognized qualification and can be taken in Japan.
- Worked with PE and was influenced
- Overseas project
- ASME standard
- Employment as an engineer in the United States
Recommendations from company, boss, senior, synchronization, professor, PE
- Recommended to be advantageous in working as an engineer overseas
- Recommended for foreign-affiliated and overseas job seekers
- Meet the demand for skill improvement from the company
- Improving English and professional skills
As a result, I was able to rearrange my engineering knowledge and became accustomed to English.
- Acquire advanced engineer ethics
- Challenge, build confidence
"10 Reasons to Become PE
what are the 10 reasons for becoming licensed as a PE? "
by IEEE USA (Reference Japanese translation) The original site is here
- If you want or need to be a consulting engineer in the United States, you must have a PE license.
- Only PE can sign and seal technical documents submitted to US public authorities themselves or to public and private customers.
"Advantageous for job seeking"
- Restructuring, downsizing and outsourcing are realities now!One PE license can make a difference in finding a new job.
- US industry and public interest (license) exemptions are being eliminated to some extent. (The need for a license is increasing)
- In many states of the United States, the law stipulates that continuing education for PE, the practitioner, is required.
"Improvement of opportunity"
- Many US companies and certain Japanese companies are recommending PE license acquisition and more companies are paying acquisition bonuses.
- In the US education community, PE licenses are required to obtain professors and significant positions in many colleges.
- Many US industrial, public interest, and government positions require a PE license to obtain a particular occupation or level.
- As a professional engineer operating in an international environment, you may be required to have a license for work in or with other countries, and the US PE license is widely recognized internationally.If you go in this direction, you need to be prepared for this.
- The license is a professional mark.Proof of satisfaction with ethical standards, continuing education, and professional abilities.The PE letters that appear after your name mean that you meet that standard and are respected as a professional.
The above explains the necessity of acquiring a PE license in the United States, but in recent years, the number of Japanese companies that pay incentives to those who have passed the PE exam is increasing, and they also pass the FE exam for employment. Is said to be advantageous.
Taking the FE exam before employment and taking the PE exam based on the experience of XNUMX years after employment will be very useful for your / your career advancement.
For inquiries about the FE exam"Japan PE / FE Examination Council (JPEC)"Until
Reference example of qualifications or Certificates held by PE other than PE actually held
This is based on the results of a survey of PE members in February 2016.Among the many recommended qualifications for engineers in companies and universities, the qualifications that the PE members of JSPE actually held are shown for reference, and the classification by field and qualification class etc. Is omitted.
Engineers (including construction, general technical supervision, mechanical department, nuclear / radiation, electrical and electronic, management engineering, applied science, sanitary engineering, assistant engineer), APEC Engineer, EMF International Professional Engineer, Project Management Professional (PMP), PM Specialist, architect, LEED-AP, environmental measurer, surveyor, soil environment risk manager, civil engineering construction management engineer, pipe construction management engineer, electrical construction construction management engineer, welding management engineer, International Welding Engineer, electricity Chief engineer, concrete engineer, concrete diagnostician, explosives handling safety officer, mechanical design engineer, senior chemical engineering engineer, energy manager, energy management engineer, high pressure gas handling chief, high pressure gas management engineer, danger Material handlers, pollution control managers, fire equipment engineers, building equipment engineers, boiler engineers, information processing engineers, VE leaders, occupational safety consultants, land radio engineers, Disaster Service Workers, CASBEE evaluators, IT coordinators, Home building