Propane And Natural Gas Technician

A Propane and Natural Gas Technician is a person issued a license by the Board that contains one or more of the following authorities: Delivery Technician; Plant Operator; Tank Setter and Outside Piping Technician; Appliance Connection and Service Technician up to 500,000 BTUs per appliance; and Large Equipment Connection and Service Technician over 500,000 BTUs per appliance.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation wants to make sure that individuals who have military experience and training and who wish to obtain an oil and solid fuel or propane and natural gas technician's license receive appropriate credit for their military training and experience. If you have military experience and training in the oil, solid fuel, propane and natural gas field and want to become licensed in Maine as a Master or Journeyman Oil and Solid Fuel Technician or a Propane and Natural Gas Technician, please contact Bob LeClair (207-624-8678 or robert.v.leclair@maine.gov) or Catherine Carroll (207-624-8605 or catherine.m.carroll@maine.gov) before submitting an application. They will explain the application process and assist you in preparing your application for licensure.

Military documentation that may need to accompany your examination application includes:

  • A copy of your DD Form 214, Report of Discharge
  • A copy of your DD Form 2586, Verification of Military Experience and Training (VMET)

How to apply

Fees
  • License fee of $100.00
  • Application fee of $25.00
  • Criminal background check fee of $21.00
Term
  • Two years based on first licensure date
Requirements

Applicants must complete a Board approved training program to be deemed qualified to sit for a license examination.

In order to become licensed with the Large Equipment Connection and Service Technician authority, an applicant must hold a license as a technician with the Appliance Connection and Service Technician endorsement and pass the Large Equipment Connection and Service Technician examination or successfully complete the Large Equipment Connection and Service Technician CETP certification.

Examination Waiver: Any person who has successfully completed and passed the National Propane Gas Association's Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) shall not be required to sit for the examination.

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Application for License for Persons Completing and Passing CETP (PDF)

Examination:


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Examination Application form (PDF)

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Renewal fees and information

Fees
  • Renewal fee of $100.00
Terms
  • Two years based on first licensure date
Requirements
  • A late fee of $50.00 is assessed for licenses renewed up to 90 days after the license expiration date.
  • Any person who submits an application for renewal more than 90 days after the expiration date but not more than 2 years may reinstate by paying the $100 license fee and $100 penalty fee.
    Reinstatement application
  • Any person who submits an application for renewal more than 2 years after the expiration date shall be subject to all requirements governing new applicants.
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  • Fill out the online renewal application and submit.

    The Department must verify that you have met all the conditions for renewal before your license is renewed. Online submission of your renewal application should not be construed as automatic renewal of your license.

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Last Updated: December 27, 2013