§ 28-27-6.2 Issuance of contractor master license. (a) There is created a class of license which shall be known, respectively, as a pipefitter, refrigeration-air conditioning, sheet metal, fire protection sprinkler systems contractor master. This license shall not, in and of itself, permit any holder of it to individually engage in installation, maintenance, or repair as described in this chapter, but may instead only be used in conjunction with a contractor's license as described in § 28-27-6.
(b) No application for a license of pipefitter, refrigeration-air conditioning, sheet metal, fire protection sprinkler contractor master shall be filed with the department of labor and training, nor shall any applicant be permitted to take the examination for such a license, unless:
(1) The applicant possesses the requisite skill, expertise, education, experience, training, and other qualities or qualifications to take the examination that the department of labor and training, by the promulgation of regulations, may require;
(2) The application is accompanied by a test fee which shall equal the fee for a Pipefitter Master I as outlined in § 28-27-17.
(c) Upon passage of the contractor master examination as prepared and administered by the department of labor and training upon recommendation and advice of the board, payment of a license fee which shall equal the fee for a Pipefitter Master I as outlined in § 28-27-17 shall be required and the contractor master license shall be issued as provided in § 28-27-15.
(d) Applications must be filed with the department of labor
and training at least fifteen (15) days prior to the examination date.
(P.L. 1998, ch. 239, § 4; P.L. 2002, ch. 380, § 2.)