RULE 2.0 REQUIREMENTS
The following conditions shall be met prior to the issuance of a company license:
(a) Registration with the Rhode Island Secretary of State indicating that the company does business within this State of Rhode Island;
(b) Shall register the name and business address of the individual owner with the names and business addresses of the corporate officers with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training;
(c) Shall register a list of the types of equipment installed, constructed, maintained, repaired, or serviced with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training;
(d) Register a list of any other current state or municipal licenses held and description of same with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training;
(e) Coverage by a liability insurance policy or self insurance in an amount not less than $500,000; proof of insurance or adequacy of self-insurance shall be filed at the time of initial license or renewal application;
(f) Licensure by all employees of said business entities as required by R.I.G.L. Section 23-33-2.3 and filing of said employees' names and license types and numbers with the Chief Elevator Inspector;
(g) For companies created after July 1, 1992 at least (1) owner or (1) corporate officer shall have a minimum of ten (10) years experience in the installation, construction, servicing, maintenance, modernization, removal or repair of any device subject to the provisions of this code or of Chapter 23-33 of the Rhode Island General Laws.
RULE 3.0 INDIVIDUAL LICENSES:
(a) An annual license is required under the provisions of Rhode Island General Laws Section 23-33-2.3 for any person employed in the installation, construction, maintenance, modernization, removal or repair of any device subject to the provisions of this Code or of Chapter 23-33 of the Rhode Island General Laws requirements for individual license.
RULE 4.0 REQUIREMENTS
The following conditions shall be met prior to the issuance of an individual license;
(a) Employment by a licensed company and licensed by the Division of Occupational Safety, and pass a written examination with a score of not less than 70%; filing all information, forms and payment of the appropriate fees for examinations, initial and annual renewal of licenses.
(b) A minimum of (3) years field experience as a helper/apprentice under supervision with a licensed mechanic prior to said examination.
(c) Direct and continuous supervision of all helpers/apprentices;
(d) Annual registration of all helpers and/or apprentices with the Division of Occupational Safety for three (3) years; the fee of said registration shall be $25.00;
(e) All helpers and/or apprentices shall be examined after (3) years of such employment for additional licensure; the fee of said examination shall be $50.00;
(f) Licenses issued by any foreign licensing authority shall not authorize work on an elevator or other device subject to the provisions of this Code or Chapter 23-33 of the Rhode Island General Laws within the State of Rhode Island;
(g) Examinations for individual licenses shall be given every February, May, August and November on the first Tuesday of said months;
(h) Company licenses shall be subject to suspension or revocation after a hearing before the Director of Labor and Training, and upon a finding by a preponderance of the evidence that a licensee has violated the terms and provisions of within Rules and Regulations or the provisions of Chapter 23-33 of the Rhode Island General Laws. Individual Licenses may be suspended by the Chief until a hearing before the Director is held to determine if the suspension is to be lifted or the license is revoked.