A designated representative is an individual authorized by an applicant to act on their behalf regarding a specific application/permit.
Anyone with a registered EPIMS user account can be chosen by the applicant as the designated representative on a specific application/permit.
A designated representative can only access an application by having a registered user account and being listed as an additional permittee contact by an applicant in the General Information form of a specific application/permit.
Yes, however the applicant is still legally responsible for adhering to the terms provided in the final agreement/permit. A designated representative can only sign for the applicant/permittee if the correct box has been checked in the application Contact Information form.
The manager needs to create their own EPIMS user account associated with the organization. The employee (i.e., applicant) will then select the manager as an additional permittee contact in the application’s General Information form, allowing the manager to review/edit the application. The manager will also need to be selected as the designated representative in the Contact Information form, which will allow the manager to sign the completed permit.
The project manager needs to create their own EPIMS user account associated with their organization and start the application as an applicant. The third party will also create their own user account associated with the same organization in EPIMS. The project manager then selects the consultant as an additional permittee contact in the application General Information form, allowing the third party to enter/edit the application, submit/resubmit the application, and receive all email alerts. As the applicant, the project manager will continue to have full access to all aspects of the application and will be the legally responsible person for signing the final agreement/permit for the organization.
A third-party (i.e., a consultant) can only view/edit the applications to which they are specifically chosen as an additional permittee contact by the applicant.