Manufactured Structure Construction Inspector (MCI) Last updated 05/29/2019

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Fees

License Fee Description Exemptions
$80.00 The application fee includes the first license cycle after passing the examination. All application fees are non-refundable. None

Description

A manufactured home construction inspector conducts field and manufactured plant inspections, reviews plans, and provides technical services for manufactured dwelling manufacturers, dealers, and owners. A Manufactured home includes residential trailer, mobile home, manufactured dwelling, and manufactured structure. Requires an Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC).

Duration

Three years; renews with the OIC

Renewal Information

A renewal notice will be mailed to the licensee approximately six weeks prior to the expiration of their license.

Duplicate License Requirements

None

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1 Week Incomplete applications may cause delays.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Prerequisites

Core qualifications

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)​​​

Specific qualifications

To qualify using inspection experience you must have one of the following:

Two years of experience as a certified building inspector or plans examiner
OR
Two years of experience as a quality control inspector in a manufactured structures plant

To qualify using trade experience you must have one of the following:

Two years of experience as a supervisor in the building construction industry
OR
Two years of experience in design work related to building construction

To qualify using education and training, you must have one of the following:

An associate degree or its equivalent from a division-approved education program in a construction-related field
OR
A one-year certificate of completion in building inspection technology from a division-approved education program and completion of 800 hours working under the supervision of a person with a minimum of three years of experience as a certified manufactured structure construction inspector or a person approved by the board.

Required Documentation

Completed 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 Information

Three-hour, 75 question open book. Upon approval, a list will be provided outlining approved exam material.

Continuing Education Requirements

Varies by Certification. Continuing education requirements are dependent on code changes.

Bonding Requirements

None

Insurance Requirements

None

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