Gamble named NCEES chief officer of examinations

 NCEES is pleased to name Jason J. Gamble, P.E., chief officer of examinations (COE), effective August 23, 2021. 

As COE, Gamble will oversee the development and administration of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam, the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam, and the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam for over 85,000 candidates each year. 

Gamble, a native of Georgetown, South Carolina, served as an NCEES exam development engineer for the past decade, managing the development of four PE exam disciplines. He brings over 12 years of experience in design engineering for private practice and for the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Gamble holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Clemson University and is a licensed professional engineer. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Structural Engineering Institute, and the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity. 

Gamble replaces Tim Miller, P.E., who is retiring after serving 14 years as the director of exam services and the COE of the organization. Miller has been instrumental in the conversion of exams from pencil-and-paper format to computer-based testing.

“Tim has led us through the conversion to computer-based testing, and Jason will take us across the finish line with the PE Structural exam conversion,” said CEO David Cox. “Work continues as we refine each of the CBT exams, considering questions such as the length of the exams, possible creation of exam modules or divisions, and future options with the almost continuous changes in technology.”

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