Authorising Engineer Appointment
An authorising Engineer is appointed in writing by the Designated Person for the Organisation (Board Level Appointee) to take responsibility for the effective management of current safety guidance. The Person appointed should possess the necessary degree of independence from local management to act within current guidance.
Eta Projects provide Authorising Engineer duties for High Voltage Systems, Low Voltage systems and Water Systems.
Our Authorising Engineer Services include the Department of Health Technical Memorandums HTM.06.02 (Low Voltage), HTM.06.03 (High Voltage) MOD (JSP375) systems and other systems developed specifically for the private sector including Data Centres where Continuity of the electrical infrastructure is critical to business.
Role and duties of the Authorising Engineer
The Authorising Engineer is responsible for implementing, administering, and monitoring the application of current guidance.
The Authorising Engineer’s roles includes.
1 . assess and recommend in writing sufficient Authorised Persons/Responsible Persons to provide the necessary cover for all systems and installations for which management has responsibility.
2. define the exact extent of the systems and installations for which each Authorised Person/Responsible Person is responsible and, where appropriate, any part of the system which is excluded from the Authorised Person/Responsible Persons responsibilities.
3. if necessary, recommend the suspension or cancellation of the appointment of an Authorised Person/Responsible Persons and withdraw the certificate.
4. Maintain a register of all Authorised/Responsible Persons
5. Ensure that candidates for appointment as Authorised/Responsible Persons Satisfy the qualification requirements