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Particularly competent and qualified persons in the stability of construction installations can apply for recognition as test engineers for structural engineering in order to be able to check stability proofs in the building permit procedure on behalf of and instead of the building inspectorate.

The application must be enclosed with the necessary information and evidence in accordance with Section 4(2) of the Land Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Engineering (TestIngConstruction ActVO), in particular: proof of nationality, a CV with a complete indication of the professional career and the professional activity up to the time of application, copies or photocopies of the diplomas of higher education institutions and all certificates of employment to date, a declaration that an application for a management certificate intended for submission to an authority (Section 30(5) of the Federal Central Register Act) has been submitted, or an equivalent document of a Member State of the European Union or a State assimilated under the law of the European Communities; the certificate of leadership or equivalent document shall not be older than three months, the proof of the existence of the conditions under Section 3(1) sentence 1 no. 2 to 9, whereby the existence of the conditions in accordance with Section 3 (1) sentence 1 no. 2, 3 and 6 must be proved by a certificate of the Audit Committee in accordance with Paragraphs 5 and 6, a list of structures of above-average difficulty (static and structurally difficult structures) worked by the applicant, indicating the place, time, mastery of the building, type of work carried out by the applicant and the bodies and persons who have examined the stability proofs drawn up by the applicant, a list of persons who may provide information on the applicant's professional competence; specifying the projects and at what time the applicant has cooperated with those persons; a statement that there are no grounds for failure under Section 3(2), Information on any branches and Information on any participation in a company whose purpose is the planning or implementation of construction projects.


The application for recognition as a test engineer for structural engineering must be submitted to the recognition authority. A form for the application is listed on the homepage of the Ministry of Finance in the certificate of the recognition procedure:

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Preconditions
The prerequisites for recognition can be found in Section 3 of the Land Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Engineering (TestIngConstruction ActVO).
The application for recognition as a test engineer or test engineer for structural engineering must be submitted in writing to the highest building inspectorate. It is necessary to indicate for which specialised area of recognition is sought and whether and how often a procedure for recognition as a test engineer for structural engineering or registration as a test expert or test expert for stability, also outside the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, has been unsuccessful. Submission of evidence of the recognition requirements. Examination of the recognition requirements by the recognition authority. Proof of professional competence by examination at the audit committee formed by the supreme building inspectorate for the recognition of test engineers for structural engineering. Recognition and presentation of documents.

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04.03.2020