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26.08.040 License Requirements.

Electrical work shall not be done beyond the scope of the license held.  Applicants with Limited Maintenance Electricians or Limited Building Maintenance Electricians on staff are not required to hold an Electrical Contractor’s License or to employ a Supervising Electrician for work within the scope of these limited license categories.  Before registration will be granted, applicants shall either:

A.  Employ one or more persons possessing an Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician’s License, a Limited Building Maintenance Electrician’s License, or other Oregon electrical license as allowed by the OAR; or,

B.  Contract for electrical work with a licensed electrical contractor employing a signing supervising electrician.