Recognising test engineers for structural analysis

Particularly competent and qualified persons in the stability of structural installations can apply for recognition as test engineers for structural analysis in order to be able to check proof of stability in the building permit procedure on behalf of and instead of the building supervisory authority.

The application must be accompanied by the necessary information and evidence in accordance with § 4 (2) of the State Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Analysis (PrüfIngBaustatikVO), in particular

  1. proof of nationality,
  2. a curriculum vitae with a complete indication of the professional career and professional activity up to the time of application,
  3. transcripts or photocopies of university diplomas and all certificates of previous employment,
  4. a declaration that an application for a certificate of good conduct intended for submission to an authority (Section 30(5) of the Federal Central Register Act) has been submitted, or an equivalent document from a Member State of the European Union or from a State treated as such under the law of the European Communities; the certificate of good conduct or the equivalent document should not be older than three months,
  5. proof of the existence of the requirements pursuant to § 3 sec. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 to 9, whereby the existence of the requirements according to § 3 sec. 1 sentence 1 no. 2, 3 and 6 must be proven by a certificate from the examination board in accordance with §§ 5 and 6,
  6. a list of structures of above-average difficulty (statically and structurally difficult structures) processed by the applicant, indicating the location, time, client, type of work carried out by the applicant and the bodies and persons who have verified the stability certificates established by the applicant,
  7. a list of persons who can provide information on the applicant's professional aptitude; the projects and the time at which the applicant cooperated with those persons shall be indicated;
  8. a declaration that there are no grounds for failure under Paragraph 3(2),
  9. information on any establishments, and
  10. Information about a possible participation in a company whose purpose is the planning or implementation of construction projects.

The application for recognition as a test engineer for structural analysis must be submitted to the recognition authority. An application form is available on the homepage of the Ministry of Finance in the information sheet on the recognition procedure:

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Preconditions

The requirements for recognition can be found in § 3 of the State Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Analysis (PrüfIngBaustatikVO).

  • State Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Analysis

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  • State Ordinance on Test Engineers for Structural Analysis (PrüfIngBaustatikVO)

The application for recognition as a test engineer for structural analysis must be submitted in writing to the highest building supervisory authority. In doing so, it must be stated for which subject recognition is requested and whether and how often a procedure for recognition as a test engineer for structural analysis or for registration as a test expert for stability, even outside the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, has been unsuccessful.

Submission of proof of the recognition requirements.

Examination of the recognition requirements by the recognition authority.

Proof of professional suitability by examination by examination by the examination committee formed by the highest building supervisory authority for the recognition of test engineers for structural analysis.

Recognition and presentation of documents.

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Last update or date of publication
04.03.2020