Maine Revised Statutes

§18133. Journeyman oil burner technician or solid fuel technician

1. Scope of license.  The permitted activities for a person licensed as a journeyman oil burner technician or journeyman solid fuel technician are as follows.
A. A journeyman oil burner technician, under the indirect supervision of, or in the employ of, a master oil burner technician may install, clean, service, alter or repair oil burning equipment and must hold one or more of the following authorities: number one and number 2 oils up to 15 gallons per hour; number one and number 2 oils over 15 gallons per hour; number 4, number 5 and number 6 oils; number one to number 6 oils; and pellet-fired central heating appliances. The supervising or employing master oil burner technician must hold at least the same authority as the journeyman oil burner technician. [2015, c. 169, §5 (NEW).]
B. A journeyman solid fuel technician, under the indirect supervision of, or in the employ of, a master solid fuel technician, may install, clean, service, alter or repair solid fuel burning equipment. [2015, c. 169, §5 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 169, §5 (AMD) .]
2. Professional qualifications.  Each applicant for a journeyman oil burner or solid fuel license must pass an examination approved by the board and must meet one of the following qualifications:
A. One year of licensed practical experience as an apprentice oil burner technician or solid fuel technician; [2015, c. 169, §5 (AMD).]
B. Six months of licensed practical experience as an apprentice oil burner technician or solid fuel technician and completion of a board-approved oil burner or solid fuel technician course at a community college, career and technical education center or career and technical education region or a comparable institute in the State or another state consisting, at a minimum, of 160 hours of study, of which at least 75 hours are made up of laboratory work on oil burning equipment and related systems; or [2017, c. 210, Pt. I, §1 (AMD).]
C. Successful completion of a minimum one-year accredited heating course at a community college in this State consisting at a minimum of 320 hours of study, of which at least 150 hours are made up of laboratory work on oil or solid fuel burning equipment and related systems. [2015, c. 169, §5 (AMD).]
An out-of-state applicant must present satisfactory evidence to the board of experience in installing, cleaning, servicing, altering and repairing oil and solid fuel burning equipment.
[ 2017, c. 210, Pt. I, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 344, Pt. C, §3 (NEW). 2009, c. 344, Pt. E, §2 (AFF). 2015, c. 169, §5 (AMD). 2017, c. 210, Pt. I, §1 (AMD).