OAR 918-281-0007
Residential Electrical Inspector


Notwithstanding 918-098-1215 (Residential Electrical Inspectors), to qualify to take a board approved exam to become a residential electrical inspector, a person must meet one of the following training or experience requirements:


Be an Oregon general journeyman electrician;


Have two years experience as an Oregon limited residential journeyman electrician;


A certificate of completion from an apprenticeship program meeting the equivalency requirements of OAR 918-282-0170 (General Journeyman License), plus two years experience as a licensed journeyman electrician;


Be a licensed journeyman electrician and have four years experience as a licensed journeyman electrician;


Have six years experience as a certified residential or commercial electrical inspector possessing a nationally recognized certification or its equivalent; or


Successfully complete the division’s board approved residential electrical inspector practicum.


Residential electrical inspectors may conduct inspections for electrical work regulated by the Oregon Residential Specialty Code; and


Electrical work on manufactured dwellings, manufactured structure accessory buildings and structures under the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code;


The provisions of OAR chapter 918, division 500;


The Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards located in 24 CFR 3280 and 3282; and


Any portion of a solar PV installation up to 25 Kw.


Application for Certification: A person seeking certification under this rule must apply for an Oregon Code Certification as provided in OAR 918-098-1025 (Certification Requirements).
(4) To receive a certification under this rule, the person must successfully pass the board approved examination with a minimum grade of 75 percent.

Source: Rule 918-281-0007 — Residential Electrical Inspector, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=918-281-0007.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 918-281-0007’s source at or​.us