Electrical Specialty Code Inspector (EI) Last updated 05/23/2019Print this page Back to search results
Prerequisites and Requirements
An individual seeking this code certification must first obtain the Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC).
In addition, one of the following must be met:
Two years of experience performing building permit inspections or plan reviews for or on behalf of a jurisdiction OR
A bachelor's or master's degree in architecture or engineering; or be a certified architect or engineer.
Individuals who do not meet one of the above qualifications may instead complete a code certification training course administered by the division. (If hired by a municipality, this requirement must be met within six months of hire).
To qualify using trade experience you must have one of the following:
Four years of experience as a licensed general journeyman electrician and a valid Oregon general supervising electrician license
Equivalent experience or qualifications approved by the board
To qualify using education and training, you must have one of the following:
A Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, plus three years approved experience in design, inspection, or supervision of installations covered by the National Electrical Code or the OESC
Equivalent experience or qualifications approved by the board.
Required DocumentationCompleted application with applicable fee
Copy of high school diploma, GED or equivalent
Copy of apprenticeship completion (if required by license type)
Experience qualification documents (if required by license type)
Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC)
Examination InformationFour-hour, 100 question open book exam. Upon certification application approval, a list will be provided outlining approved exam material.
Continuing Education RequirementsContinuing education requirements are dependent on code change courses offered.
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