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5230.0095 HIGH PRESSURE PIPING CONTRACTOR LICENSES.

Subpart 1.

High pressure piping contractor license required.

An individual, person, partnership, firm, corporation, or association must obtain or use a business with a high pressure piping contractor license before obtaining a permit for high pressure piping work.

Subp. 2.

High pressure pipefitting contractor license procedure.

To obtain a high pressure pipefitting contractor license, as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 2, an applicant must submit a form approved by the department and signed by the applicant. The application shall include the applicant's certification that the applicant has:

A.

workers' compensation insurance required by law or that the applicant is exempt;

B.

public liability insurance as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 6; and

C.

a high pressure pipefitting contractor license performance bond that meets the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 5.

With the application, the applicant shall submit copies of the applicant's workers' compensation insurance certificate, if not exempt; the applicant's public liability insurance certificate; the applicant's high pressure pipefitting contractor license performance bond; and a check for the amount of the fee required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 7. The term of the high pressure pipefitting contractor license shall be a calendar year or the balance of the calendar year after application. High pressure pipefitting contractor licenses must be renewed annually on a calendar-year basis.

Subp. 3.

Affiliation with licensed high pressure master pipefitter.

A.

If a high pressure pipefitting contractor licensee is an individual, then that individual must be a licensed master high pressure pipefitter. If a high pressure pipefitting contractor licensee is not an individual, then the business licensee must have a licensed master high pressure pipefitter who works full time for the business licensee and who is affiliated with the business licensee in one of the following capacities:

(1)

as an employee;

(2)

as the proprietor, if the contractor licensee is a sole proprietorship;

(3)

as a partner, if the contractor licensee is a partnership;

(4)

as an officer, if the contractor licensee is a corporation; or

(5)

as a member, if the contractor licensee is a limited liability company.

B.

If at any time the high pressure pipefitting contractor licensee no longer meets the requirements of item A, then the contractor licensee must notify the department within five business days after the last day that the business licensee met the requirements of item A. If the contractor licensee fails to meet the requirements of item A for 60 or more consecutive calendar days, then the high pressure pipefitting contractor license shall lapse.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326B.925

History:

34 SR 145

Published Electronically:

November 29, 2017