Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1590 - Specialized Finals Inspector Certification

(1) Scope of Activities and Authority. Specialized finals inspectors may upon receipt of this certification conduct final inspections of one- and two-family dwellings constructed under the Oregon Residential Specialty Code as provided by the Director through rule.
(2) Procedure for Qualification. An applicant for certification under this rule must meet the general qualifications in OAR 918-098-1520, 918-098-1530 and this rule.
(3) Experience, Education, and Training Requirements.
(a) As a condition of entering a specialized finals inspector training program:
(A) Applicants must hold valid Oregon Inspector Certification and at least one appropriate certification to perform either residential or commercial mechanical, structural, electrical or plumbing inspections in Oregon; and
(B) Been employed as an inspector and performed inspections of the Oregon Structural or Residential Specialty Codes, Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code, Oregon Electrical Specialty Code, or Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code for a minimum of one year prior to applying for the Specialized Finals Inspector Certification.
(b) Applicants must complete a specialized finals inspector training program that meets the minimum requirements established by the division, and consists of:
(A) Classroom coursework; and
(B) Required fieldwork inspections
(c) After completion of the classroom coursework and required field inspections, applicants must successfully pass a division-approved examination.
(d) Certification. Upon completion of all training and after passing a division-approved examination, the division will certify an applicant as qualified to perform specialized finals inspections, and issue the appropriate documentation.


Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1590
BCD 2-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-30-12; BCD 7-2012, f. 6-27-12, cert. ef. 7-1-12

Stat. Auth.: ORS 455.720, 455.730 & 455.735

Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.720, 455.730 & 455.735

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