Licensing of UST Service Providers
(1)To apply for a service provider license, a person must submit an application to the department on a form provided by the department that includes:
(a)The name, address and telephone number of the applicant;
(b)The category(ies) of UST services to be performed;
(c)A summary of the UST services provided by the applicant within the two year period immediately preceding the application, including the number of UST service projects completed in each category of UST services and identification of any other industry or government licenses held by the applicant related to specific UST services;
(d)A list of employees with supervisor licenses, the specific UST services for which they are licensed, the date the employee received a license from the department and each employee’s license number;
(e)A signed statement that certifies that: “I [insert name], am the chief executive officer of [insert company name] and do hereby certify that I have obtained a copy of the applicable laws and rules pertaining to the regulation of underground storage tanks in the State of Oregon and that I have read them and will direct the employees and principals of this company to perform the UST services rendered by this company in accordance with those laws and rules”; and
(f)The required license fee.
(2)The department will review the application for completeness. If the application is incomplete, the applicant will be notified in writing of the deficiencies.
(3)The department may deny, in writing, a license to an applicant who has not satisfied the license application requirements.
(4)If the application is approved, a service provider license will be issued to the applicant. The license is valid for a period of 24 months.
(5)License renewals must be applied for in the same manner as required for an initial license, except the service provider must submit the complete renewal application to the department at least 30 days before the expiration date of the current license.
(6)The department may suspend, revoke or refuse to issue a license if the service provider:
(a)Fraudulently obtains or attempts to obtain a license;
(b)Fails at any time to satisfy the requirements for a license or to comply with the rules of this division or OAR chapter 340, division 150;
(c)Fails to meet any applicable state or federal standard relating to the UST services performed under the license; or
(d)Fails to employ and designate a licensed supervisor for each UST service project.
(7)A service provider who has a license suspended or revoked may reapply for a license after demonstrating to the department that the cause of the suspension or revocation has been resolved.
(8)If a service provider no longer employs a licensed supervisor, the service provider must immediately cease providing UST services. The service provider cannot provide UST services until a licensed supervisor is again employed by the service provider and written notice of the hiring of a licensed supervisor is received by the department.
Rule 340-160-0030 — Licensing of UST Service Providers,