All trades supervisors need to be present to allow for questions or concerns from the inspector. If there is a sprinkler and alarm final, the Responsible Managing Employee must be present at the final to conduct the correct state paperwork at the finalization of the project.
Responsible for Managing Employee-Dwelling (RME-D)
An RME-D licensee is permitted to plan, install, maintain, service, and certify all parts of a one- or two-family dwelling fire sprinkler system. (This licensee must pass the NICET Water-Based, formerly Automatic Sprinkler, Systems Layout Level II test, and the Sprinkler Statute and Rules TFM08 test.)
Responsible for Managing Employee-Underground (RME-U)
An RME-U licensee is permitted to install, maintain, service, and certify all underground water supply piping for any sprinkler system. Planning must be done by another type of qualified firm. (This licensee must pass the Sprinkler Underground TFM10 test and the Sprinkler Statute and RulesTFM08 test.)
Responsible for Managing Employee-General Inspector (RME-I)
An RME-I licensee is permitted to perform the inspection, test, and maintenance (ITM) service for a fire sprinkler system. (This licensee must pass the NICET Sprinkler Inspection and Test Level II test and the Sprinkler Statute and Rules TFM08 test.)
Responsible for Managing Employee-General (RME-G)
An RME-G is permitted to conduct the planning, sales, installation, maintenance, or servicing of any fire protection sprinkler system or any part of such a system.