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Elevator License Types and Scope of Work

R-1 UNLIMITED ELEVATOR CONTRACTOR

The holder of this license may perform all elevator installation, repair and maintenance work as defined, in Section 20-330 of the Connecticut General Statutes. A person must have served at least two years as an R-2 journeyperson or have equivalent experience to qualify for the R-l examination.

R-2 UNLIMITED JOURNEYPERSON ELEVATOR

The holder of this license may perform all elevator installation, repair and maintenance work as defined in Section 20-330 of the Connecticut General Statutes and only while in the employ of a duly licensed elevator contractor. A person must have completed a two year, four thousand (4,000) hour, elevator apprenticeship program or have equivalent experience to qualify for the R-2 examination.

R-5 ACCESSIBLITY CONTRACTOR

This license shall be known as an accessibility contractor's license. The holder of this license may perform, except as hereinafter stated, installation, repair and maintenance work on all equipment as defined in section 20-332-3a of these regulations. A person must have served at least two years as an R-2 or R-6 journeyperson or have equivalent experience to qualify for the R-5 examination. Accessibility contractors who have practiced their craft in the state of Connecticut for at least two (2) years or more prior to the adoption of these regulations shall be considered to have equivalent experience. The holder of this license may not perform any work on equipment as defined in section 20-332-3a of these regulations if the platform of said equipment is to penetrate more than one floor of the building in which the equipment is to be installed.

R-6 ACCESSIBILITY JOURNEYPERSON

This license shall be known as an accessibility journeyperson's license. The holder of this license may perform, except as hereinafter stated, installation, repair and maintenance work on all equipment as defined in section 20-332-3a of these regulations and only while in the employ of a duly licensed elevator contractor. A person must have completed an elevator accessibility apprenticeship program or have equivalent experience to qualify for the R-6 examination. Pursuant to Section 31-51d of the Connecticut General Statutes the labor commissioner will formulate work training standards for apprentices in the craft of installing accessibility equipment. Journeypersons who have practiced their craft in the state of Connecticut for at least one (1) year or more prior to the adoption of these regulations shall be considered to have equivalent experience. The holder of this license may not perform any work on equipment as defined in section 20-332-3a of these regulations if the platform of said equipment is to penetrate more than one floor of the building in which the equipment is to be installed.