Australian Capital Territory
Utilities (Qualifications for Technical Inspectors) Determination 2010 (No 1)
Notifiable instrument NI2003—242
made under the
Utilities Act 2000, s 67 (2) (Technical inspectors)
I determine that the qualifications listed in the attached Schedule to this instrument are the qualifications for technical inspectors.
This instrument revokes NI2003-216 Utilities (Qualifications for Technical Inspectors) Determination 2003 (No 1).
Chief Planning Executive
20 May 2010
This is page 1 of 1 of the schedule to the Instrument signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the 20th of May 2010
For inspectors in relation to all licensed utilities:
Certification by a JAZ-ANZ approved Certification Body to undertake quality assurance audits to AS/NZS ISO 9001:2000 and eligibility for registration as an International Auditor And Training Certification Association (IATCA) Senior Auditor with the Quality Society of Australasia or other auditor certification body which is a Multilateral Recognition Agreement (MLA) member of IATCA and for the industry (or JAZ-ANZ) code - Building and Construction.
Professional qualifications admitting to Corporate Membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia combined with at least 10 years experience, including at least 5 years at middle to senior management level, in a water supply and sewerage utility, an electrical distribution utility or a gas distribution utility.
Any person who has experience in administrative law or enforcement of regulatory law and who holds a position at senior management level within the ACT Planning and Land Authority, specifically in conjunction with the technical regulation of licensed Utilities operating in the ACT.
For inspectors in relation to electrical distribution utilities:
A electrician eligible to be licensed under the Electricity Safety Act 1971 or an electric lineworker eligible for Certificate IV in Electrical Supply Industry (ESI) Distribution, ESI Distribution and Transmission, ESI Frontline Management or Electrical Inspection under the Australian Qualifications Framework combined with at least 10 years experience, including a minimum of 5 years at supervisory level, in electrical distribution or electrical safety work with an electrical distribution utility or an electrical safety regulatory agency.
For inspectors in relation to gas distribution or gas transmission utilities:
A gasfitter eligible to be licensed under the Plumbers, Drainers and Gasfitters Board Act 1982 as a gasfitter and eligible for Certificate IV in Plumbing under the Australian Qualifications Framework combined with at least 10 years experience, including a minimum of 5 years at supervisory level, in gas distribution or gas safety with a gas distribution utility or a gas safety regulatory agency.
Unauthorised version prepared by ACT Parliamentary Counsel’s Office