55.No welder may weld for an enterprise that has an approved and registered welding or brazing method without having passed the individual test using this method. However, the holder of a welding qualification certificate issued under section 21 for such methods as manual welding, arc with coated metal electrode, or arc with tungsten electrode under gas, when using materials classed P-1 or P-8 by the Welding and Brazing Qualifications Code (ASME-1995, Section IX) and using electrodes classed as F-1, F-2, F-3, F-4, F-5 or F-6 by previously cited Code may change employer without having to undergo a new qualification test under the supervision of an inspector, if the new employer uses an approved and registered welding method that corresponds to the qualifications of the welder and he preceeds to qualify the new welder when he is hired, in accordance with the previously cited Code.
(Replaced as regards the personal qualification of welder).
O.C. 2519-82, s. 55; O.C. 1310-91, s. 19; O.C. 1678-94, s. 6; O.C. 977-96, s. 8; O.C. 280-2006, s. 49.