45. The qualification requirements for carrying out and, as the case may be, supervising a site inspection, regular inspection or formal inspection vary according to the type of inspection and the dam class as determined under Division I of Chapter III.
Site inspections shall be carried out by a person who is familiar with the dam; site inspections of a Class A or Class B dam shall be carried out under the supervision of a civil-engineering technician or an engineer.
Regular inspections shall be carried out by a civil-engineering technician; regular inspections of a Class A or Class B dam must be carried out under the supervision of an engineer. Regular inspections of a Class C, D or E dam may also be carried out by a person familiar with the dam, provided that the inspection is carried out under the supervision of a civil-engineering technician or an engineer.
Formal inspections of any class of dam must be carried out by an engineer.
For the purposes of this section, “civil-engineering technician” means a person who holds a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or a person who has completed equivalent training. The persons who, on 11 April 2002, were already performing the duties of such a technician may also carry out site inspections under the authority of a civil-engineering technician.
O.C. 300-2002, s. 45; O.C. 17-2005, s. 8; O.C. 402-2011, s. 6.