The Maintenance License:
Requires one year of proven field experience in the trade.
Requires submittal of an application to include proof of experience through letters from employers stating the dates of employment and description of work performed and submittal of W-2 tax documents covering the employment period.
Requires successfully passing an examination with a grade of 70% or above. Exam is open book and a list of the books is provided to you at the time you request an application.
Requires payment of $240.00
This license only allows you to work for an owner who has a premise permit.
Examinations are required for certification in all types of licenses marked by an asterisk (*).
- Building Maintenance Man*
- Mechanical Maintenance Man*
- Maintenance Electrician*
- Plumbing Maintenance Man*
Building Maintenance Man*
A Building Maintenance man is a person qualified and certified by examination to maintain buildings and structures owned or occupied by the person, firm or corporation by which the building maintenance man is regularly employed.
The work of a building maintenance man shall be confined to the erection, repair or relocation of nonbearing interior partitions, painting, the patching of stucco and plaster, the repair of floors of all types, the repair of cabinets and counters of wood, metal or plastic, the repair of awnings and canopies, the repair of wall and floor tile.
A building maintenance man may make only repairs to bearing walls, both interior and exterior, and roofing work shall be limited to stoppage of leaks. A building maintenance man shall not make addition to or change the outline of any building or structure, and the work of a building maintenance man shall not include plumbing, electrical, mechanical or liquefied petroleum gas work of any kind.
A certified sub-building, sub-general or general qualifying agent shall automatically qualify as a building maintenance man.Back to Top
Mechanical Maintenance Man*
A Mechanical Maintenance man is a person qualified and certified by examination to maintain mechanical installations.
The work of a mechanical maintenance man shall be confined to repairing, maintaining, servicing of existing systems involving air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and pressure and process piping contained and used upon the premises or building owned, occupied or otherwise controlled by the person, firm or corporation by whom the mechanical maintenance man is regularly employed.
A certified mechanical master or journeyman shall automatically qualify as a mechanical maintenance man.Back to Top
A Maintenance Electrician man is a person qualified and certified by examination to maintain electrical installations.
A maintenance electrician can perform or supervise the work of other personnel under a premise permit providing that such work shall be confined to the repair of existing branch circuits, fixtures, apparatus or equipment connected thereto, and shall include the relocation of existing branch circuits and the switching and de-energizing of existing facilities for safety purposes, contained and used upon the premises or building, owned, occupied or otherwise controlled by the person, firm or corporation by whom the maintenance electrician is regularly employed.
The maintenance electrician's work shall not include the installation, alteration or replacement of service equipment or any feeder to any center or centers of service equipment.
A certified master or journeyman electrician shall automatically qualify as maintenance electrician.Back to Top
Plumbing Maintenance Man*
A Plumbing Maintenance man is a person qualified and certified by examination to maintain plumbing installations.
The work of the maintenance plumber shall be confined to maintenance repairs involving only the working parts of a faucet or valve, the clearance of stoppages, repairing of leaks and the replacement of defective faucets or valves contained and used upon the premises or building owned, occupied or otherwise controlled by the person, firm or corporation by whom the maintenance plumber is regularly employed.
Maintenance plumbers' work shall not include the cutting into, connecting to or extension of potable water lines, or drain waste and vent systems.
A certified master or journeyman plumber shall automatically qualify as a maintenance plumber.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Apr 9, 2014 4:21:54 PM
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