Arkansas Plumber License Requirements

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We found the following Plumber requirements for Arkansas.

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Boiler Installer

Boiler Installers assemble boilers.  They locate and mark reference points for columns or plates on foundations using straightedges, squares, transits, and measuring tapes.  They assist in the rigging and lifting of boilers and aligning structures or plate sections to assemble boilers.  They bolt or weld structures and sections together, position drums and headers into support and bolt or weld supports to the frame.  In addition, they assist in the testing of assembled vessels by pumping water or gas under specified pressure into the vessel, and they observe the instruments for evidence of leakage.  Installation of all boilers and pressure vessels must meet ASME and State Boiler Division laws, rules, and regulations.  Requirements:  Must furnish suitable evidence to the Boiler Inspection Division showing qualifications to perform such work.  No Examination. License Fee:  $75.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Labor
10421 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 682-4513

Boiler Repairer

Boiler Repairers are responsible for the maintenance and repair of steam boilers and boiler houses.  They insure that boilers and auxiliary equipment are cleaned and maintained properly.  They are further responsible for inspecting and repairing boiler fittings, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, and auxiliary machines such as pumps, fans, stokers, and burners.  They replace damaged boiler tubes and plates and repair or replace high-pressure piping using a power saw, gas torch, threading die, and welding equipment.  They may also perform water pressure tests by pumping water into the system to determine the location of any leaks.  In addition, they may be required to replace defective firebrick and may operate a lathe and milling machine to repair or manufacture parts.  Requirements:  Must furnish evidence to the Boiler Inspection Division showing qualifications to perform such work, including ASME Section IX, Welding Code Specifications, Procedures and Qualifications, if performing welding on boiler and vessels.  No Examination required. License Fee:  $75.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Labor
10421 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 682-4513

Fire Sprinkler Responsible Managing Employee (RME)

The Fire Sprinkler Responsible Managing Employee (RME) is a full time employee of a licensed sprinkler firm who plans and oversees a fire sprinkler system to assure that each system as installed, maintained or serviced meets the standards provided by law. All drawings, executed by a contracting firm, require authentication from a licensed RME.  The RME is physically involved with insuring the Design Process has been executed in a manner agreeable with the rules and regulations. In addition, the RME may perform the role of an inspector.  Requirements:  1) Must be at least 23 years of age.  2) Must be a full-time employee of an Arkansas licensed sprinkler firm.  3) Must hold a NICET LEVEL III certification or hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering (or Engineering Technology) from a recognized institution, along with a signed affidavit from an Arkansas licensed sprinkler contractor verifying a minimum of 3 years subsequent experience in the fire sprinkler layout.  4) Must submit an application and pass a sprinkler examination with a score of 90% or above prior to issuance of a license.  Examination required.  RME License fee:  $300.00, RME License (Renewal) fee:  $300.00, Exam fee for each exam retake:  $28.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Degree required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board
7509 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 661-7903

Gas Fitter

Gas Fitters install, alter or repair gas pipe systems that conduct gases of various types.  They install gas piping, appliances, fixtures, devices and appurtenances. On a job, gas fitters inspect the installation site, cut and bend pipes to exact specifications, and join the pipes in accordance with prescribed methods.  They must select the type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications. They must also be proficient in testing procedures in order to locate and repair leaks.  A Gas Fitter Supervisor is trained and skilled in the planning, supervision and practical installation of gas piping, appliances, fixtures, devices and appurtenances in connection with gas.  A Gas Fitter Trainee works with a licensed Gas Fitter to achieve experience and knowledge so they may advance to a Gas Fitter status.  Requirements:  1) A Gas Fitter Trainee must have secured a training agreement from an employer and supervising Gas Fitter for a two-year training period.  2) A Gas Fitter must have served two years as a Registered Gas Fitter Trainee and have successfully passed the required examination.  3) A Gas Fitter Supervisor must have a minimum of one full year as a licensed Gas Fitter and have successfully passed the examination prescribed.  Written and practical examinations:  Gas Fitter Trainee:  No examinations, License fee:  $25.00 per year. Gas Fitter:  Written and practical examinations:  $75.00, License fee:  $75.00. Gas Fitter Supervisor:  Written examination:  $125.00, License fee:  $200.00 per year.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Plumbing and Gas Inspector

Plumbing and Gas Inspectors inspect commercial and industrial plumbing systems for conformance to plumbing codes and approved plans and specifications.  They may inspect water supply systems, drainage and sewer systems, water heater installations, fire sprinkler systems, and air and gas piping systems for approved materials, specified pipe sizes and connections, required braces, ventilation, and air-and-water tightness.  They may be required to inspect building sites for soil type to determine fill conditions, water table level, site layout, seepage rate, and other conditions.  They advise owners and contractors on acceptable locations for septic tanks, cesspools, and seepage pits.  In addition, they check plumbers for valid occupational licenses, review plumbing permits, verify payment of fees, review complaints concerning alleged violations of plumbing codes, gather evidence, and appear in court if necessary.  They must also keep complete records of inspections performed, actions taken, and corrections recommended.  Requirements:  Completed application required.  Written examination:  $5.00, License fee:  $25.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health,Protective Health Codes
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Pump Installer

Pump Installers install and repair pump equipment and may alter or repair water wells.  They may also plan and install pumping equipment, including sealing.  Pump Installers cut and thread pipes, ducts and fittings, using hand tools and power tools.  They level and bolt down pumps.  They connect ducts and drive couplings, and align them to minimize friction, using hand tools and gauges.  They oil and grease moving parts, and adjust valves to prevent overloading.  They may recommend the repair or adjustment of the driving mechanism to improve operation of pumps.  To legally install water well pumps within Arkansas you must either hold an Arkansas Water Well Contractor Drilling and Pump Systems License, an Arkansas Water Well Contractor Pump Systems License, or be employed by someone who holds such a license and holds an Arkansas Pump Installer Registration.  Requirements: 1) Must be at least 18 years of age.  2) Must be of good moral character.  3) Must have completed the Commission's 2 year Pump Installer Apprenticeship Program or have held an Arkansas comparable license/registration in another state for 2 years in good standing.  4) Must work for or be a water well contractor.  Written examination required, Registration fee (annual):  $125.00, Apprenticeship fee:  $125.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

State of Arkansas Water Well Construction Commission
101 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-3900

Restricted Water and Service Line Installer

A Restricted Water and Service Line Installer may work only on water and sewer service lines from the point of public connection or meter and point of public disposal respectively to a point within (3) three to (5) feet of the building where any specific water and/or sewer utility system in the state is currently extending or renovating service into a major service area.  Requirements:  Must show evidence of training and experience in the phase of plumbing for which the license requested.  Written examination:  $125.00, License fee:  $200.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Septic Tank Installer

A Septic Tank Installer is a person who -- for compensation -- installs, alters, or repairs individual sewage disposal systems for others within the State.  Requirements:  1)  Each installer who operates within the State of Arkansas, regardless of the location of his/her home office, must become registered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  2) Prior to registration, the installer must demonstrate competence to the satisfaction of the Division of Environmental Health or its authorized agent. 3) An installer must attend at least one annual training course approved by the Arkansas Department of Health.  Written Examination required.  License fee:  $100.00, Annual Renewal fee:  $100.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2171

Apprentice Plumber

Apprentice Plumbers are persons, other than journeyman plumbers or master plumbers, who are engaged in learning and assisting in the installation of plumbing and drainage.  Under the supervision of a licensed plumber, apprentice plumbers install, alter, or repair pipe systems conducting liquids or gases such as water, steam, wastewater, or air.  They install plumbing fixtures, appliances, heating and cooling systems, and waste disposal systems.  On a job, apprentice plumbers inspect the installation site, cut, thread, and bend pipes to exact specifications, and join the pipes using welds or threading.  They must select the type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.  In addition, apprentice plumbers may help install and maintain refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.  In the performance of their duties, they learn how to inspect and test for leaks in the system.  Requirements:  Must have a signed training agreement from an employer who is, or who employs, licensed plumbers.  License fee:  $25.00, Renewal fee:  $25.00 per year.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Current employment

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health,Protective Health Codes
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Governmental Maintenance Plumber

Governmental Maintenance Plumbers perform maintenance and repair of all piping, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances in connection with the water supply, consumer's gas piping and sanitary drainage systems of government housing, state buildings and educational institutions in the state.  Requirements:  Must show evidence of training and experience in the phase of plumbing for which the license is requested.  Written examination:  $125.00, License fee:  $100.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health,Protective Health Codes
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Hospital Maintenance Plumber

Hospital Maintenance Plumbers perform work on specialized hospital fixtures, appliances, devices and appurtenances such as sterilizers, autoclaves, laboratory equipment, therapeutic baths and other special hospital equipment using plumbing with water, waste and gas.  In the performance of duties, hospital maintenance plumbers may service, replace, adjust the location, or remodel the special fixtures and equipment.  Since hospitals are high-risk cross-connection buildings, all hospital maintenance plumbers may be trained in the knowledge of cross-connection and back flow control including the testing and repair of back flow devices.  Hospital Maintenance Plumber Supervisors are skilled in planning, supervising, and performing practical hospital maintenance plumbing.  They must be familiar with all laws, rules, and regulations that apply to hospital plumbing and be responsible for all plumbing work in the hospital where they are employed.  Each hospital employs a supervising plumber who is legally responsible for proper maintenance, installations, and alterations of plumbing and gas equipment.  Supervisors oversee hospital maintenance plumbers and trainees.  In addition, supervisors may perform practical maintenance plumbing when required.  Hospital Maintenance Plumber Trainees work under the supervision of a licensed Hospital Maintenance Plumber.  During the first three years of training, trainees cannot perform work by themselves but may assist the licensed plumber.  During the fourth year of training they may perform duties by themselves under supervision.  Requirements:  1) Hospital Maintenance Plumber Trainees must have a signed training agreement from an employer who is or who employs licensed hospital maintenance persons.  They must serve a training period of four years.  The State Committee of Plumbing Examiners may evaluate any equivalent experience, training and schooling, including correspondence courses that may be substituted for the experience requirements.  2) Hospital Maintenance Plumbers must have served a four-year training period. The State Committee of Plumbing Examiners may evaluate any equivalent experience, training, and schooling, including correspondence courses that may be substituted for the experience requirements.  3) Hospital Maintenance Plumber Supervisors must have a minimum of six years hospital maintenance plumbing experience or its equivalent.  One year of the six must have been as a licensed Hospital Maintenance Plumber.  Examinations and Fees:  Hospital Maintenance Plumber Trainee: No examinations, Registration fee:  $25.00 per year.  Hospital Maintenance Plumber:  Written and practical examinations:  $75.00, License fee:  $37.50 per year.  Hospital Maintenance Plumber Supervisor:  Written and practical examinations:  $125.00, License fee:  $100.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Journeyman Plumber

Journeyman Plumbers are engaged in the practical installation of plumbing.  They must be thoroughly familiar with the laws, rules, and regulations governing the plumbing codes.  In the performance of their duties, plumbers install, alter, or repair pipe systems conducting liquids or gases such as water, steam, wastewater, or air.  They also install plumbing fixtures, appliances, heating and cooling systems, and waste disposal systems.  On a job, plumbers inspect the installation site, cut, thread, and bend pipes to exact specifications, and join the pipes using welds or threading.  They must select the type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.  In addition, plumbers may install and maintain refrigeration and air conditioning systems.  They must also be proficient in testing procedures in order to check for leaks.  Requirements:  1) Must show satisfactory evidence of completion of apprenticeship training.  or  2) Must have a minimum of four years experience in the plumbing trade.  3) Graduates of trade schools or correspondence school courses in plumbing will be given credit toward the four years of experience.  Written and practical examinations:  $75.00, License fee:  $75.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Degree required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Master Plumber

Master Plumbers are persons skilled in the planning, supervision, and practical installation of plumbing.  They must be thoroughly familiar with the laws, rules, and regulations governing the plumbing codes.  In the performance of their duties, plumbers install, alter, or repair pipe systems conducting liquids or gases such as water, steam, wastewater, or air.  They also install plumbing fixtures, appliances, heating and cooling systems, and waste disposal systems.  On a job, plumbers inspect the installation site, cut, thread, and bend pipes to exact specifications, and join the pipes using welds or threading.  They must select the type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.  In addition, plumbers may install and maintain refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.  Also, they must be proficient in testing procedures in order to check for leaks.  Requirements:  1) Must have a minimum of five years of plumbing experience.  2) Must have one full year as a licensed journeyman plumber.  Written and practical examinations:  $125.00, License fee:  $200.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Septic Tank Cleaner

A Septic Tank Cleaner is a person or company who cleans septic tanks or transports septage or sewage within the State of Arkansas.  Requirements:  Each Septic Tank Cleaner must comply with the Arkansas Department of Health's Rules and Regulations pertaining to Septic Tank Cleaners.  Examination required.  License fee:  $25.00 per vehicle per year (Paid by owner of company [Licensee])

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2171

Septic Tank Manufacturer

A Septic Tank Manufacturer is a person or company who manufactures or sells septic tanks to the public.  These tanks are usually concrete, fiberglass, or polyethylene.  All septic tank manufacturers doing business in Arkansas must hold a valid registration issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.  Requirements:  Each Septic Tank Manufacturer must comply with the Arkansas Department of Health's Rules and Regulations pertaining to Septic Systems.  License fee:  $100.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2171

Underground Storage Tank Licensed Contractor/Company

UST Licensed Contractor is a contracting company that has been licensed by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality under Chapter 5 of Regulation 12 to engage in the business of installing, repairing, upgrading or closing underground storage tanks in the State of  Arkansas.  UST Licensed Company is a contracting company that has been licensed by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality under Chapter 6 of Regulation 12 to engage in the business of testing underground storage tanks in the State of Arkansas. Requirements:  1) Must be at least 18 years of age.  2) Must hold a current contractor's license if required by local, state or federal laws.  3) Companies testing underground storage tank systems must secure a surety bond in the amount of $25,000.  4) Must file an application with the department on a form furnished by the department.  5) At least one active officer, partner, owner, or designated managerial representative of the Contractor must pass part one of the Underground Storage Tank Licensed Individual examination.  6) Must attest in the application that on any job a licensed individual will exercise responsible supervisory control and will be physically present on the site at all critical junctures in the installation, repair, upgrade or closure of an underground storage tank system or on all preparations for the testing of an underground storage tank system and during the actual test itself.  7) Companies requesting a Tester License should submit certification from the manufacturer that the testing methods used meet the federal performance standard as stated in 40 CFR 280.43(c).  Fees:  Contractor License fee (to install, repair, upgrade or close):  $300.00, Company License fee (to test UST systems for tightness):  $300.00,  Licenses are to be renewed every two years.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 682-0993

Underground Storage Tank Licensed Individual

UST Licensed Individual is an individual who has been licensed by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality under Chapter 5 of Regulation 12 to install, repair, upgrade,  close, or under Chapter 6 of Regulation 12 to test underground storage tanks in the State of Arkansas.  Requirements:  1) Must be at least 18 years of age.  2) Must have a minimum of one year of experience within the previous three years.  3) Must file an application with the department on a form furnished by the department.  4) Persons testing underground storage tank systems must secure a surety bond in the amount of $25,000.  5) Must pass a written examination.  6) Must certify they are in good standing with all licensing authorities where licensing is required and have not had a license or certificate suspended or revoked.  7) Tester applicants only must submit proof of the following: a) Certification from the manufacturer that the testing methods used meet the federal performance standard as stated in 40 CFR 280.43(c). b) Certification from the manufacturer that the applicant has received training, been examined, and satisfactorily shown proficiency in the use of the chosen testing method.  Examination required.  UST Individual License to Install, Repair, Upgrade or Close fee:  $150.00 (every 2 years), UST Individual License to Test fee (to test UST Systems for tightness):  $150.00 (every 2 years)

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 682-0993

Backflow Preventer Testing Technician

A Backflow Preventer Testing Technician performs all tests of the mechanical devices/assemblies of backflow and backpressure devices and is responsible for the competence and accuracy of all tests and reports.  An ""approved backflow preventer"" means any permanent mechanical device or combination of permanent mechanical devices, of whatever material, which, after installation according to the state plumbing regulations, acts to prevent a reversal of the normal directional flow of potable water within the piping system in which it is installed.  Requirements:  Must Complete a 40 hour backflow preventer testing technician training certification course.  Must pass a written examination administered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  Written Examination administered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  No License fees.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
​​​​​​​(501) 661-2642

Backflow Prevention Repairman

A Backflow Prevention Repairman is responsible for all repairs performed on a backflow prevention assembly.  An ""approved backflow preventer"" means any permanent mechanical device or combination of permanent mechanical devices, of whatever material, which, after installation according to the state plumbing regulations, acts to prevent a reversal of the normal directional flow of potable water within the piping system in which it is installed.  Requirements:  1) Must hold the Backflow Preventer Testing Technician certification before being eligible for the Backflow Prevention Repairman certification.  2) Must Complete a 40 hour backflow prevention repair technician training certification course.  3) Must pass a written examination administered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  4) Must hold an Arkansas Plumbers license in addition to a Repair Certification if you intend to repair a backflow device within the scope of the plumbing system.  Written Examination administered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  No License fees.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
​​​​​​​(501) 661-2642

Sprinkler Fitter

Sprinkler Fitters are qualified persons who oversee the initial installation or servicing of fire protection sprinkler systems and who oversee corrections of deficiencies from an inspection.  They also oversee Fire Sprinkler Apprentices.  Requirements:  1) Must be an employee of an Arkansas licensed sprinkler firm.  2) Must obtain a grade of 70% or above to pass the examination.  3) An affidavit is required testifying to the competency of the individual's training and having 6,000 hours of experience with fire protection sprinkler systems.  Or  Must have proof of registration with the U.S. Department of Labor Fire Sprinkler Fitter Program.  Written examination required, Sprinkler Fitter License fee:  $50.00, Exam fee for each exam:  $28.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board
7509 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 661-7903

Sprinkler Apprentice Permits

A Sprinkler Apprentice is an individual to whom a permit has been issued by the Board to perform various acts of service under direct supervision of a person holding a valid license to perform such acts. Requirements: Must be an employee of an Arkansas licensed sprinkler firm. Fees: Permit fee $25.00. Permit renewal $25.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board
7509 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 661-7903

Liquified Petroleum Gas General Installation Service Technician

Liquefied Petroleum Gas General Installation Service Technicians are responsible for LP-Gas system installations including residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, reseller, and places of public assembly. They are responsible for plumbing both liquid and vapor applications. Installation Service Technicians are responsible for LP-Gas container installation as well as interior and exterior plumbing. They are responsible for ensuring state LP-Gas Board regulations are followed during the course of all installations. Requirements 1. Must be employed by a Class 1 Permit Holder. 2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days. 3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58, NFPA 54 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code. 4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification. 5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.  Written and Oral Examinations, License fee:  $25.00, Renewal fee:  $25.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board
3800 Richards Road
North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 683-4100

Liquified Petroleum Gas Plumbing Installation Service Technician

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plumbing Service Technicians are responsible for appliance installation and interior residential plumbing only. They may be responsible for DOT and ASME cylinder delivery and placing system into service.  Requirements:  1. Must be employed by a Class 3 Permit Holder. 2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days. 3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58, NFPA 54 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.  4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification. 5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.  Examinations and Fees:  Written and Oral Examinations, License fee  $25.00,  Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board
3800 Richards Road
North Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 683-4100

Portable Fixed Systems and Sprinkler Systems Firms

Each firm or person desiring to engage in or to continue to engage in the business of installing, inspecting, or servicing portable fire extinguishers, selling, inspecting, installing, or servicing fixed fire protection systems, performing hydrostatic testing of fire extinguishers or fire extinguisher cylinders, or planning, selling, installing, maintaining, inspecting, or servicing fire protection sprinkler systems in the State of Arkansas as a condition of engaging or continuing to engage in such a business shall obtain from the board a certificate of registration and appropriate individual licenses.  PORTABLE/FIXED SYSTEM FIRM FEES:  Portable:  $300.00, Fixed:  $300.00, Class A:  $100.00, Class B:  $50.00, Branch Office: $28.00, Portable Renewal:  $300.00, Fixed Renewal:  $300.00, Class A Renewal:  $100.00, Class B Renewal:  $50.00, Branch Office Renewal:  $28.00  SPRINKLERS SYSTEM FIRM FEES:  Initial Fee:  $700.00, Application Fee (onetime fee):  $100.00, Renewal Fee:  $700.00, Branch Office:  $28.00, Firm Renewal:  $700.00, Branch Office Renewal:  $28.00

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board
7509 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 661-7903

Solar Mechanic Plumber

A Solar Mechanic Plumber is qualified to perform the installation and maintenance for the particular phase of solar and hydronic heating, and for the purpose of solar heating of domestic hot water.  A Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumber is skilled in the planning, superintending and practical installation and maintenance for the particular phase of solar and hydronic heating and for the purpose of solar heating of domestic hot water.  A Solar Mechanic Trainee is a person who is engaged in learning, acquiring experience and assisting the Solar Mechanics in order to become a Solar Mechanic.  Requirements:  Solar Mechanic Plumber's must have four years experience as a registered Solar Mechanic Apprentice. Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumbers must have a minimum of five years solar mechanic plumbing experience or its equivalent, with at least one year as a licensed Solar Mechanic Plumber.  Solar Mechanic Plumber Examination Fee:  $75.00,  License fee:  $75.00 (annually).  Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumber Examination fee:  $125.00, License fee:  $200.00 (annually)

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
​​​​​​​(501) 661-2642

 

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