Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1315 - Manufactured Structure Construction Inspector Certification

Unless stated otherwise within this rule, this rule is applied retroactively from July 1, 2010.

(1) Scope of Activities and Authority. A manufactured structure construction inspector conducts field, dealer lot, consumer assistance, alteration, visual and manufacturing plant inspections, reviews plans, and provides technical services for manufactured dwelling manufacturers, dealers, and owners.
(2) Procedure for Qualification. An applicant for this certification must meet the general qualifications in section (3) of this rule, make application, pay the required fees, and pass a division-approved examination.
(3) Experience, Education, and Training Requirements. An applicant for certification as a manufactured structure construction inspector must have at least one of the following:
(a) 2 years of experience as a supervisor in the building construction industry;
(b) 2 years of experience in design work related to building construction;
(c) 2 years of experience as a certified building inspector or plans examiner;
(d) 2 years of experience as a quality control inspector in a manufactured structures plant;
(e) An associate degree or equal from a division-approved education program in a construction-related field; or
(f) Any combination of the experience and education listed in subsections (a) through (e) of this section equaling at least two years; or
(g) A one year certificate of completion in building inspection technology from a division-approved education program and completion of 800 hours working under the supervision of a person with a minimum of three years experience as a certified manufactured structure construction inspector or a person approved by the board.
(4) Inspector Examination. An applicant for certification as a manufactured structure construction inspector must pass a division-approved examination covering:
(a) Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code;
(b) National Electrical Code (NEC) NFPA 70 (2008 Edition);
(c) Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act;
(d) Public Law 93-383, Title VI;
(e) ORS 446.003 and 446.155 to 446.253; and
(f) OAR chapter 918, division 500.
(5) A Manufactured Structure Construction Inspector must also possess an Oregon Inspector Certification issued under OAR 918-098-1025 prior to performing inspections.


Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1315
BCA 25-1990, f. & cert. ef. 10-17-90; BCD 13-1997, f. 9-18-97, cert. ef. 10-1-97; Renumbered from 918-099-0145; BCD 16-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-7-05 thru 12-31-05, Renumbered from 918-098-0330; BCD 24-2005, f. 9-30-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05, Renumbered from 918-098-0330; BCD 19-2006, f. 12-29-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10; BCD 6-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11 BCD 24-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.250 & 455.720

Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.250 & 455.720

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