Governor | Asa Hutchinson

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board

The Liquified Petroleum Gas Board issues certifications based on job function. The certifications are issued to individuals and are active and current pending employment by a Permit Holder. Certification cards are issued following the successful completion of competency examination. The certification card should be carried by the individual at all times while on the job.

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY SUPERVISOR
Certification:SS

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Supervisors are responsible for the day to day operations and employee supervision of Class 1 retail locations. The Safety Supervisor plans, implements, and coordinates safety programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses. They coordinate safety activities of the unit managers to insure implementation of safety activities throughout the organization. They act as liaison with outside organizations to assure information exchange and mutual assistance. They are required to evaluate publications concerned with safety management, and participate in activities of related professional organizations to keep updated knowledge of safety program developments.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements
  1. Must be employed by a Class 1 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have a thorough knowledge of liquefied petroleum gases.
  3. Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of NFPA 58, NFPA 54 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.
  4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification.
  5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOBTAIL TRUCK DRIVER
Certification:BD

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Bobtail Truck Drivers are responsible for making retail deliveries of propane to residential, commercial, agricultural, and reseller customers. They are responsible for ensuring both state LP-Gas Board and federal DOT regulations are followed during the course of making deliveries. Bobtail truck drivers may perform pressure testing to ensure a leak free system prior to delivery. Bobtail truck drivers may assist with the filling of DOT cylinders.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements
  1. Must be employed by a Class 1 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code as it pertains to operating a bobtail truck.
  4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification.
  5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS TRANSPORT TRUCK DRIVER
Certification:TD

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Transport Truck Drivers are responsible for making bulk deliveries of propane to and for Class 1 Permit Holders delivering to bulk plants, commercial and agricultural customers. They are responsible for ensuring both state LP-Gas Board and federal DOT regulations are followed during the course of making deliveries.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements
  1. Must be employed by a Class 5 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS CYLINDER DELIVERY TRUCK DRIVER
Certification:CD

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder Delivery Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering DOT and ASME cylinders to retail locations. They are responsible for ensuring both state LP-Gas Board and federal DOT regulations are followed during the course of making deliveries.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements
  1. Must be employed by a Class 1 or Class 3 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS GENERAL INSTALLATION SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Certification:GI

Liquefied Petroleum Gas General Installation Service Technicians are responsible for LP-Gas system installations including residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, reseller, and places of public assembly. They are responsible for plumbing both liquid and vapor applications. Installation Service Technicians are responsible for LP-Gas container installation as well as interior and exterior plumbing. They are responsible for ensuring state LP-Gas Board regulations are followed during the course of all installations.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirments
  1. Must be employed by a Class 1 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58, NFPA 54 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.
  4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification.
  5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS PLUMBING INSTALLATION SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Certification:PI

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plumbing Service Technicians are responsible for appliance installation and interior residential plumbing only. They may be responsible for DOT and ASME cylinder delivery and placing system into service.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirments
  1. Must be employed by a Class 3 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58, NFPA 54 and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.
  4. Must attend a mandatory 40-Hour Basic LP-Gas School within one year of obtaining certification.
  5. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS CYLINDER FILLING PERSONNEL
Certification:CAF

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder Filling Personnel are responsible for refilling DOT and ASME cylinders. They are responsible for ensuring both state LP-Gas Board regulations and federal DOT regulations are followed during the course of refilling cylinders.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirments
  1. Must be employed by a Class 1 or Class 3 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.


LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BULK PLANT INSTALLATION SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Certification:BSI

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Bulk Plant Installation Service Technicians are responsible for the installation of containers which have the capacity to receive bulk transport loads of LP-Gas. Containers are installed for Class 1 Permit holders, agriculture, industrial, and commercial customers.

Examinations and Fees

Written and Oral Examinations

License fee   $25.00

Renewal fee  $25.00 per year

Requirements
  1. Must be employed by a Class 2 Permit Holder.
  2. Must have on-the-job training in the liquefied petroleum gas business of not less than 30 days.
  3. Must have a thorough knowledge of NFPA 58, and the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.
  4. Must attend a minimum of one (1) board sanctioned safety meeting annually.