Home inspector certification
A home inspector, for a fee, inspects and provides a written
report on the overall physical condition of a residential structure.
Learn more information about the home inspector certification.
Lead-based paint licenses
Oregon enforces federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations
for contractors working on housing or child-occupied facilities built before
1978, which require contractors to complete training and obtain a special
license before they can even bid on
renovation projects involving these structures.
Learn more about lead base paint licenses.
A locksmith certification is required for any person who services,
installs, repairs, rebuilds, rekeys, repins or adjusts locks, hardware
peripheral to locks, safes, vaults, safe deposit boxes or mechanical or
electronic security systems.
Learn more about locksmith certification.
Home Energy Assessor certification
A home energy assessor assigns
residential buildings a home energy performance score, using a scoring system
of the Oregon Department of Energy.
Learn how to obtain this certification.
ORS 701.470. A construction flagging contractor is a person or business who employs, contracts with, or obtains through a worker leasing company, one or more individuals to act as construction flaggers.
Learn more about flagging certification.
Public works bonds
ORS 279C.836 requires that all independent
contractors working on qualifying public works projects with a total project
cost that exceeds $100,000, must obtain and file with the Construction
Contractors Board (CCB) a public works bond with a corporate surety authorized
to do business in Oregon for the amount of $30,000 before starting work on a
contract or subcontract for a public works project.
Learn more about public works bonds.
Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Techology program
The Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Technology (EEAST) program is managed by Oregon's Department of Energy. Utility companies loan funds to customers who use the money for energy efficiency projects based on an energy audit. The Construction Contractors Board must certify contractors that want to work on these projects.
Learn more about EEAST certification.