17 Mar

Background

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Background

Expertise certification (SKA) on large dams issued by KNI-BB for its members represents a document of acknowledgment of the competence and ability of the member to perform activities in the field of large dams according to his/her classification and qualification.

The holder of this certificate must be held responsible and accountable in carrying out their duties and should be committed to uphold the “Ethical Code and Professional Code of Conduct” of the KNI-BB in so doing will perform their duties according to the highest standard of workmanship (in terms of quality and quantity) as is expected by the service consumer.

STANDARD OF EVALUATION

The member’s expertise and competence is measured by 3 (three) elements:
  1. Formal Education: this consists of a bachelor degree in engineering from Public Universities or accredited Private Universities and informal educations relevant to their expertise.
  2. Professional experience/activities: this include one or several expertise classification from the list of 7 expertise classification on large dams performed for at least 4 (four) years as well as other professional experiences that may be relevant in the field of large dams.
  3. Supporting elements include activities that support the continued enhancement of expertise such as seminars, scientific meetings, and organizational involvement.

EXPERTISE CLASSIFICATION ON LARGE DAMS

There are 7 recognized expertise classification on large dams:
  1. Earth-fill and rock-fill Dams Expert
  2. Concrete Dams Expert
  3. Dams Supporting facility Structures Expert
  4. Dams’ Hydrology and Hydraulics Expert
  5. Dams’ geotechnical Technical Experts
  6. Dams’ Hydro electro-mechanical experts
  7. Dams’ Environmental experts

EXPERTISE QUALIFICATION ON LARGE DAMS

There are 4 recognized expertise qualification on large dams:
  1. Apprentice Expert on Large Dams
    • Possesses sufficient credits as is required for this qualification based on education, professional experience, and relevant supporting elements.
    • Holder of a Certificate issued by LPJKN valid for 1 year
    • In performing their professional duties they will need to be under the guidance and supervision of ahli madya/ahli utama (see below).
  2. Expert on Large Dams
    • Possesses sufficient credits as is required for Ahli Muda, Ahli Madya, dan Ahli Utama.
    • Holder of a Certificate issued by LPJKN valid for 3 years.

EVALUATION SYSTEM FOR CERTIFICATION

  1. Quantitative Evaluation
    • Formal and informal education
    • Professional experience/activities in one or several of the 7 recognized expertise classification on large dams as well as other professional experience relevant to the field of large dams.
    • Supporting elements include active involvements in seminars, scientific meetings, workshops, and relevant organizations.
    In order to transform all relevant experience and activities into scores, a credit-based value system is used (see table).
    Special Terms:
    • Combined scores from both education and professional experience should make up at least 70% of the total scores. Scores tallied from the supporting elements must not exceed 30% of the total scores.
    • Score tallied from real experience in the field of large dams should not exceed 30%.
    • Main author of a book/scientific paper receives 60% of the score while supporting authors receive 40%.
    • To obtain the certificate of Ahli Pemula and Ahli Muda, candidates must possess scores of at least 40% of the total scores tallied that is relevant to their chosen classification. The professional experience accounted for will be the sum of proposed classification.
    • To obtain the certificate of Ahli Madya and Ahli Utama, candidates must possess scores of at least 60% of the total scores tallied that is relevant to their chosen classification. Professional experience will be tallied according to each proposed classification.
  2. Qualitative Evaluation
    1. Untuk Ahli Pemula
      Interview with the Certification Evaluator Panel (MPS) on the candidate’s scientific paper
    2. Ahli Madya & Ahli Utama
      Interview with the MPS on the candidate’s relevant abilities/competences in the field of large dams according to the chosen classification and qualification.
      Evaluation/discussion on the candidate’s scientific paper.
  3. Result of Evaluation/Resulting qualification
    • Ahli Pemula Bendungan Besar/Apprentice Expert on Large Dams
      Total credits obtained > 100 – 199 and > 40 of which is tallied from professional experience (40% from the required total credits).
    • Ahli Muda Bendungan Besar/Junior Expert on Large Dams
      Total credits obtained > 200 – 399 and > 80 of which is tallied from professional experience (40% from the required total credits).
    • Ahli Madya Bendungan Besar
      Total credits obtained > 400 – 699 and > 240 of which is tallied from professional experience relevant to the proposed classification (60% from the required total credits).
    • Ahli Utama Bendungan Besar/(Senior Expert on Large Dams)
      Total credits obtained > 700 and > 420 of which is tallied from professional experience relevant to the proposed classification (60% from the required total credits)

COST OF CERTIFICATION

Ahli Pemula Rp. 450.000
Ahli Muda Rp. 1.150.000
Ahli Madya Rp. 1.550.000
Ahli Utama Rp. 1.950.000
Biaya Formulir Permohonan Sertifikasi Rp. 100.000
Pembayaran biaya sertifikasi dilakukan secara bertahap

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

  1. To obtain SKA on large dams, the candidates must complete an application form to obtain certification (FPS) directed to the Chief of KNI-BB Executive Committee.
  2. The completed FPS form along with the necessary supporting documents should be handed to the Certification Secretariat:
    • For candidates of Ahli Pemula the processing fee amounts to Rp.450000 paid in advance.
    • For candidates of Ahli Muda, Madya, and Utama the level 1 processing fee amounts to Rp. 600000 paid in advance.
  3. The Certification Secretariat conducts initial screening of the forms. The applications that passed the initial screening will be forwarded to the Certification Evaluator Panel (MPS) for the final evaluation.
    • For eligible candidates of Ahli Pemula, their SKA will then be processed and notification of pick up issued upon completion of the necessary process.
    • For eligible candidates of Ahli Muda, Ahli Madya, and Ahli Utama, invitation to attend an interview to clarify the submitted data as well as to discuss their scientific paper will be issued. Upon arrival for the scheduled interview, candidates must pay the remaining Rp. 400000 of processing fee for level II. After deemed successful in this process, their SKA will then be processed and notification of pick up issued upon completion. Upon retrieval of SKA, recipients must pay the final processing fee of Rp. 150000 for Ahli Muda, Rp. 550000 for Ahli Madya, and Rp. 950000 for Ahli Utama
  4. 4. In the event of dissatisfaction experienced by the recipients of the SKA regarding their recognized qualification, classification, and competences as a result of the above process then the recipients are entitled to lodge an appeal for review to the Certification Appeal Panel (MBS) through the Certification Secretariat.