Board of Electrical Examiners
NEW EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT FOR JOURNEYPERSON APPLICANTS: House Bill 172 revises the license requirements for journeypersons. Effective for applications received on or after October 1, 2013, a journeyperson applicant must pass a Board-designated examination when applying on the basis of 8,000 hours of supervised experience. However, a journeyperson applicant who successfully completes a Board-approved apprenticeship program—such as a program approved by the Department of Labor—in which he or she has passed a final examination, is not required to pass another Board-designated examination. For information on this provision, see 24 Del. C. §1408(a)(5) and Journeyperson Electrician.
NEW DUTY TO REPORT UNLICENSED PERSONS: House Bill 172 also adds provisions designed to prevent unlicensed persons from performing electrical work. It requires owners, operators, managers and supervisors of businesses performing electrical services to:
For details on this requirement, see 24 Del. C. §1423.
To assure consideration of your license application at the next meeting, the Board office must receive all of these items no later than 4:30 PM ten full working days before the meeting date: