Installations must conform to approved methods such as the National Electrical Code and the National Electrical Safety Code. Local jurisdictions may adopt more stringent requirements.
Electrical installations must be inspected by an inspector certified or employed by the State Electrical Commission, or appointed by a municipality. Inspectors must be licensed as a master or journeyman electrician.
All electrical contractors and electricians must be licensed by the State Electrical Commission. Types of licenses and qualifications for each are:
This is the equivalent of a master electrician. Applicants must have six years experience, two of them as a journeyman electrician. An understanding deposit pledge in the amount of $10,000 shall be required plus a $50 yearly undertaking fee. Biennial license fee $100.
Applicants must have at least four years experience. Up to 1-½ years experience may be obtained in a recognized trade school. Application fee $40; examination fee $40; biennial license renewal fee $40.
Class “B” Electrician
Applicants must have at least eighteen months experience. Class “B” is limited to farmstead and residential wiring. An undertaking deposit pledge in the amount of $10,000 shall be required plus a $50 yearly undertaking fee. Application fee $40; examination fee $40; biennial license renewal fee $40.
An apprentice shall register with the State Electrical Commission. Registration fee $20; biennial registration fee $20. Apprentices must work under the personal supervision of a registered electrician.
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Employees of electric and communication utilities need not be licensed to work on property owned or operated by such utilities.
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