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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide
Job Description
This training program leads to the Limited Building Maintenance Electrician license. Limited building maintenance electricians are authorized to maintain, repair and replace certain electrical installations required on the premises of commercial office buildings, buildings occupied by the state or a local government entity or facilities designated by the Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board in electrical systems not exceeding 300 volts to ground.
Working Conditions
This work can be dirty and strenuous, with considerable standing, bending and reaching. Tools used include electrical metering devices, electrical hand tools, soldering tools, hammers, drills and side cutters. Hazards include electric shock, burns, falls and falling objects.
Upon successful completion of required class work and on-the-job hours, wages increase usually every six months, until journey-level rate is achieved.
Length of Training
This program lasts about one year. Trainees must complete a minimum of 16 hours of directly-mentored classroom hours per year and a total of 2,000 on-the-job training hours. Journey-level limited building maintenance electricians must qualify for a state license by passing an exam given by the Oregon Building Codes Division.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must be at least 18 years old to begin the program. In addition, they must provide proof of high school graduation or general education development (GED) equivalent. Local training committees may require additional qualifications.
These programs are only open to employees of training agents registered with the local training committee.
Training Committees 
MA# 1144  Oregon LBME JTC
Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 7

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