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Licensing Requirements in Washington

Proposed Legislation

57th Legislature 2001 Regular Session
HOUSE BILL 1585 By Representatives Clements, Conway and Cooper
Read first time 01/30/2001. Referred to Committee on Commerce & Labor.
AN ACT Relating to regulating fire alarm systems; adding a new chapter to Title 19 RCW; and prescribing penalties.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 7. CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY HOLDER.
(1) Every applicant for a certificate of competency shall fulfill the requirements established by the state director of fire protection.
(2) To become a certificate of competency holder under this chapter, an applicant must have successfully passed an examination administered by the state director of fire protection. A certificate of competency holder can satisfy this examination requirement by presenting a copy of his or her current certificate from the national institute for certification in engineering technologies showing that the applicant has achieved the classification of fire alarm systems technician level 2. This examination requirement is mandatory except as otherwise provided in this chapter.

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Camas

1007.3.1.1. System Design. Persons experienced in the proper design and application of fire alarm systems shall develop fire alarm system plans and specifications in accordance with this code. Such individuals must be registered fire protection engineers or certified to National Institute for Certification and Engineering Technologies (NICET) Fire Protection--Fire Alarm Level III, or licensed or certified by the State of Washington.

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Monroe

Submittal Requirements
4) System should be designed and wet stamped by a National Institute for Certification Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level II, III or IV fire alarm system designer.

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Redmond

9.2.1; DESIGNER OF RECORD:
9.2.1.1; The designation “Designer of Record” shall refer to a competent individual acceptable to, and in good standing with, the Redmond Fire Department who designs or directly supervises the design of all alarm system submittals, resubmittals, and field changes, until complete installation, testing, and final Fire Department acceptance. This person shall be designated at the beginning of the job and follow it through to completion.
9.2.1.2; published process for review, installation, and inspection may jeopardize the designer’s standing with the Redmond Fire Department. The remedy for suspension or revocation of the designer’s number shall be documentation of subsequent qualification under B. below or other remedy as prescribed by the Fire Marshal.
9.2.1.3; Acceptable proof of competence shall be any one of the following:
“A” -- A valid State of Washington Professional Electrical, or Fire Protection Engineer’s license. Documentation of certification shall be provided to the Fire Marshal. Satisfactory documentation shall be accepted in writing by the Fire Marshal and by the assignment of a designer number.
“B” -- A valid NICET Level II, III, or IV Certification for Fire Alarm Systems. Documentation of certification shall be provided to the Fire Marshal. Satisfactory documentation shall be accepted in writing by the Fire Marshal and by the assignment of a designer number.
“C” -- Documentation of any combination of training, certifications, and design experience in resume’ format shall be provided to the Fire Marshal. Satisfactory documentation shall be accepted in writing by the Fire Marshal and by the assignment of a designer number. The resume’ must include specific training classes with dates of attendance, certifications with date of receipt and expiration (if applicable), a list of previous design experience including locations, dates, design responsibility, review jurisdiction. Such acceptance shall be valid for no longer than two years from the date of acceptance. This proof of competence shall not be renewed. Prior to the end of the two years the designer shall have qualified under “A” or “B”, above.

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Spokane

The Spokane fire dept requires NICET level II certification of fire alarm system installers and servicer technicians.

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