Two new registers of engineering experts to be established
11 December 2018
Engineers Ireland is establishing two new registers from which appointments can be made to provide expertise on:
1.) IS 465 Assessment of Concrete Building Materials
2.) Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme
OPW Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme
Engineers Ireland is establishing a panel of experts from which appointments may be made to consider any appeals received against decisions taken by the Commissioners following Stage 2 of the Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme process.
The role of any appointed person(s) is to assess if the Commissioners took a reasonable decision having regard to the information and evidence provided to it, and available to it, at the time of the decision. The information links to apply for this panel are here: Further details and the relevant application form.
DHPLG/NSAI: IS 465
Engineers Ireland is establishing a panel of experts from which appointments may be made to undertake the assessment, testing and categorisation of damaged buildings incorporating concrete blocks containing certain deleterious materials’ as set out in SI 465:2018.
Testing will be in properties in Mayo and Donegal. The role of any appointed person(s) is to carry out site visits to individual properties to undertake testing and assessment of the cause of damage to the properties. Prior to appointment, applicants may have to undertake a course and an exam.
Those interested in being considered for the panels of experts from which appointments may be made to review appeals submitted, must:
1.) Be a chartered member of Engineers Ireland
2.) Have a minimum of 20 years of postgraduate experience in the relevant area, and
3.) Have excellent reasoning skills and be able to make clear, logical judgments taking into account all available evidence.
Please complete and submit the relevant application form (see the links above) and in that form, please demonstrate compliance with the above requirements. Applicants should also state their per diem rates within the form, and carry professional indemnity insurance and be tax compliant.
Completed application forms should be submitted by email only to Registers@engineersireland.ie by close of business on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
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