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Title 12 . Professional and Vocational Regulations
Chapter 39 . Big Game Guides and Transporters
Section 212. Scope of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited commercial and industrial plumbing category

12 AAC 39.212. Scope of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited commercial and industrial plumbing category

(a) The holder of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited commercial and industrial plumbing category may supervise, in accordance with AS 08.40.400 ,

(1) all plumbing work described in (b) of this section;

(2) the work defined under the heating, cooling, and process piping category in 12 AAC 39.232(b) ;

(3) the work defined under the mechanical systems temperature control category in 12 AAC 39.292; and

(4) the work defined under the residential plumbing and hydronic heating category in 12 AAC 39.312(b) .

(b) Plumbing work includes the installation, alteration, or retrofitting of

(1) plumbing, fixtures, fixture traps, and domestic water, waste, storm, and vent pipes, including all of their devices, appurtenances, and connections, that extend no more than five feet horizontally outside the building or structure that they serve, and through which domestic water, waste, sewage, oil, drainage, and air are carried;

(2) piping, fixtures, or equipment that is an integral part of a swimming pool, spa, or hot tub filter or heating system, or solar energy system;

(3) fuel oil and gas piping and appliances, and their appurtenances either within the property lines of the building or structure to be served by the fuel oil and gas, or to the point of connection with the utility system; and

(4) lawn sprinkler systems that are connected to a potable water supply, including excavation and backfilling as necessary for proper installation of the system.

(c) In this section "fixtures" includes water closets, lavatories, bathtubs, showers, kitchen sinks, laundry trays, hot water tanks, softeners, urinals, bidets, service sinks, shower pans, drink fountains, water pumps, water conditioners, water coolers, and other similar fixtures used in water systems.

(d) A mechanical administrator licensed in the unlimited commercial and industrial plumbing category may supervise, in accordance with AS 08.40.400 , the installation or retrofitting of all pneumatic or electric controls, and may supervise, in accordance with AS 08.40.400 , the retrofitting of all control wiring of 48 volts or less, necessary for the operation of plumbing or water conditioning equipment so long as those modifications do not alter the electrical characteristics of the mechanical system or controls. The original installation of control wiring, or the alteration or retrofitting of controls and control wiring that alters the electrical characteristics of the mechanical system, must be supervised by an electrical administrator licensed in the appropriate category under 12 AAC 32.

History: Eff. 7/7/94, Register 131; am 11/26/94, Register 132

Authority: AS 08.40.230

AS 08.40.240

AS 08.40.260

AS 08.40.400


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