1305.08  REFRIGERATION.
   (a)    "Refrigeration contractor" means any person who proceeds with or has charge of laying out or installation, alteration, replacement or repair of any refrigerating system or any piping, apparatus, appliance, device or accessory connected therewith, and shall possess the following qualifications:
      (1)   A.    Must have a completion certificate from a Department of Labor approved apprenticeship course in the refrigeration construction industry approved by the Board of Control, or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program, a valid Certificate of Qualification as a refrigeration journeyman in the refrigeration building construction industry and present notarized documentation to the Building Official that the applicant has been certified in a governmental unit by means of qualification testing deemed equivalent to the City's testing by the Board of Control; and
         B.   Shall have been employed and worked as the primary occupation in the refrigeration building construction industry with experience as deemed appropriate by the Board of Control for a minimum  of 6,000 hours during a period of not less than four consecutive years immediately prior to filing the application for examination. In lieu of four  consecutive years of experience, aggregate work experience of not less than 8,000 hours in the previous six  calendar years will be acceptable; or
      (2)    A.    Shall submit to the Board of Control a true, valid and current copy of the Certificate of Qualification issued by the Ohio Construction Industry Examining Board for Refrigeration Contractor.
         B.   City of Maumee licenses obtained by possession of a current State Certificate of Qualification will not be renewed if the State Certificate is revoked, suspended or not renewed.
   (b)    "Refrigeration contractor, restricted" means any person who proceeds with or has charge of installation, alteration, replacement or repair of portable refrigerating systems, and shall possess the following qualifications:
      (1)   A.    Must have a completion certificate from a Department of Labor approved apprenticeship course in the refrigeration building construction industry approved by the Board of Control, or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program, a valid Certificate of Qualification as a heating journeyman in the refrigeration building construction industry and present notarized documentation to the Building Official that the applicant has been certified in a governmental unit by means of qualification testing deemed equivalent to the City's testing by the Board of Control; and
         B.    Shall have been employed and worked as the primary occupation in the refrigeration building construction industry with experience as deemed appropriate by the Board of Control for a minimum of 6,000 hours during a period of not less than four consecutive years immediately prior to filing the application for examination. In lieu of four  consecutive years of experience, aggregate work experience of not less than 8,000 hours in the previous six calendar years will be acceptable; or
      (2)   A.    Shall submit to the Board of Control a true, valid and current copy of the Certificate of Qualification issued by the Ohio Construction Industry Examining Board for Refrigeration Contractor.
         B.    City of Maumee licenses obtained by possession of a current State Certificate of Qualification will not be renewed if the State Certificate is revoked, suspended or not renewed.
   (c)    "Journeyman refrigeration mechanic operator" means one who:
      (1)   A.    Has learned the trade of refrigeration mechanic work and shall have completed a recognized apprenticeship course approved by the U. S. Department of Labor Bureau Of Apprenticeship and Training and approved by the Board of Control or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program; or
         B.    Presents documentation to the Building Official for presentation to the Board of Control that the applicant was trained and employed as a building construction refrigeration mechanic operator for a period of time equivalent to that required for the approved apprenticeship program as set forth in subsection (b) (1) hereof.
   (d)    "Journeyman refrigeration mechanic, restricted" means one who:
      (1)   A.   Has learned the trade of refrigeration mechanic and shall have completed a recognized apprenticeship course approved by the U. S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and approved by the Board of Control or must submit documentation to the Building Official that the applicant successfully completed a training program equivalent to the approved accredited apprenticeship program; or
         B.    Presents documentation to the Building Official for presentation to the Board of Control that the applicant was trained and employed as a building construction refrigeration mechanic journeyman for a period of time equivalent to that required for the approved apprenticeship program as set forth in subsection (b) (1) hereof.
   (e)    "Apprentice refrigeration mechanic" means one who, as a principal occupation is enrolled in an accredited refrigeration building construction apprenticeship course approved by the U. S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship Training and by the Board of Control or is enrolled in a recognized apprenticeship program approved by the Board of Control.
(Ord. 188-1996. Passed 11-18-96.)