Surveillance (Panel) Engineers

Panel EngineerAppointed to specialist 'Panels' under the Reservoirs Act 1975 and responsible for constant supervision of a reservoir (Supervising Engineer) or for periodic safety inspections (Inspecting Engineer). Duties of these specialist engineers are explained further here http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/water/rs/index.htm. Recommendations in the interests of safety made by an Inspecting Engineer are legally enforceable. Most Inspecting Engineers have a civil/geotechnical engineering background in consultancy, and Supervising Engineers come from both consultancy and owners organisations. Click here to see a typical short CV of a professional Panel Engineer.
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