Test Engineers for Stability: Recognition Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Test engineers check and certify compliance with building regulations in their respective departments on behalf of the building inspectorate. Test engineers are independent and not bound by instructions within the scope of the test tasks assigned to them.

Recognition as a test engineer for stability only takes place if the general requirements as well as the special requirements for the field of stability (including proof of professional experience and special knowledge) have been met and have been proven. The examination procedure for recognition shall include an oral examination.

  • Resume
  • Copy of the diploma and certificates
  • Proof of application for a management certificate for submission to an authority (document type O or P)
  • Information on branches and shareholdings in companies
  • Proof of compliance with the special qualification requirements (including proof of professional experience and special knowledge)

The application is informally possible.


The applicant must be over the age of 35 and must not have reached the age of 60 at the time of the application.

Related Links

  • Verordnung über die bautechnische Prüfung von Baumaßnahmen (Bautechnische Prüfungsverordnung BauPrüfVO)

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