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Examinations are required for certification in all types of licenses marked by an asterisk (*).

Burglar Alarm*

Burglar Alarm Specialty Electrical Contractor is a contractor qualified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any system electrically energized, in whole or in part, for the detection, prevention or control of burglary. The scope of these systems shall include conductors and raceways, radio frequency carriers, laser beams, light beams, sonic beams, and any other means of signal transmissions, as well as all apparatus pertaining to burglar alarm systems.

A burglar alarm specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit of approved capacity, which is terminated in an approved outlet, junction box, or fused disconnect switch within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized.

Such contractor shall have as a qualifying agent a burglar alarm master.

Also burglar alarm journeymen are required in this trade.

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Journeyman Burglar Alarm*

Journeyman shall mean any person who possesses the required skill, knowledge and experience, as evidenced by three (3) years' proven experience in the trade or craft, or education equivalent thereto, or a combination thereof, but not more than one-half (1/2) of such experience may be education equivalent, and who has passed an examination in his or her particular trade or craft and possesses a valid certificate of competency as a journeyman in such trade or craft.

There shall be at least one (1) journeyman for every three (3) trainees on each construction or installation job site for which a permit is required, and which involves a trade in which journeyman are required and certified.

It shall be the responsibility of the employing contractor, and the qualifying agent, to provide journeymen on each job site in accordance with this section, and failure to do so shall be a violation of this chapter, subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

In addition, any work in the trade concerned on any such job site wherein journeymen are not provided in accordance with this section shall be stopped by the enforcing agency or administrative agency concerned until journeymen are so provided.

Further, any person working at a trade which requires journeymen on the job site where no journeyman or master in the trade concerned is present shall be in violation of this chapter and subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

A journeyman may only work in the employ of a contractor holding a certificate of competency in the field in which the journeyman is certified. Journeymen shall be required in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical trades. Journeymen are required to earn continuing education credit during each term the personal certificate of competency is valid as established in this chapter and as required by the board through written rules or regulations commencing October 1, 1995.

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Fire Alarm*

Fire Alarm Contractor is a specialty electrical contractor qualified and certified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any system, electrically energized, in whole or in part, for the detection, prevention or control of fire, noxious gases, liquids or atomic radiation.

The scope of these systems shall include conductors and raceways, radio frequency carriers, laser beams, light beams, sonic beams, and any other means of signal transmissions as well as all apparatus pertaining to fire alarm systems.

A fire alarm specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit, of approved capacity, which is terminated in an approved outlet, junction box, or fused disconnect switch within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized.

Such contractor shall have as a qualifying agent a fire alarm master.

Also fire alarm journeymen are required in this trade.

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Journeyman Fire Alarm*

Journeyman Fire Alarm: The term Journeyman shall mean any person who possesses the required skill, knowledge and experience, as evidenced by three (3) years' proven experience in the trade or craft, or education equivalent thereto, or a combination thereof, but not more than one-half (1/2) of such experience may be education equivalent, and who has passed an examination in his or her particular trade or craft and possesses a valid certificate of competency as a journeyman in such trade or craft.

There shall be at least one (1) journeyman for every three (3) trainees on each construction or installation job site for which a permit is required, and which involves a trade in which journeyman are required and certified.

It shall be the responsibility of the employing contractor, and the qualifying agent, to provide journeymen on each job site in accordance with this section, and failure to do so shall be a violation of this chapter, subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

In addition, any work in the trade concerned on any such job site wherein journeymen are not provided in accordance with this section shall be stopped by the enforcing agency or administrative agency concerned until journeymen are so provided.

Further, any person working at a trade which requires journeymen on the job site where no journeyman or master in the trade concerned is present shall be in violation of this chapter and subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

A journeyman may only work in the employ of a contractor holding a certificate of competency in the field in which the journeyman is certified. Journeymen shall be required in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical trades. Journeymen are required to earn continuing education credit during each term the personal certificate of competency is valid as established in this chapter and as required by the board through written rules or regulations commencing October 1, 1995.

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Electrician*

Electrical Contractor is a contractor whose principal contracting business consists of the execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge and skill to install, repair, alter, add to or change any electrical wires, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit or any part thereof, which generates, transmits, transforms or utilizes electrical energy in any form for light, heat, power or communications including the electrical installations and systems within plants and substations, all in such manner as to comply with all plans, specifications, codes, laws and regulations applicable and his scope of work shall include that of a room air-conditioning contractor, installation only.

Such contractor shall have as a qualifying agent a master electrician.

The scope of such contractor's work shall apply to private and public property and shall include any excavation and paving work incidental thereto, and shall include the work of all specialty electrical contractors.

Such contractors shall subcontract with a qualified contractor in the field concerned, all other work incidental to the work, but which is specified herein as being the work of a trade other than that of an electrical contractor.

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Journeyman Electrician*

Journeyman Electrician: The term Journeyman shall mean any person who possesses the required skill, knowledge and experience, as evidenced by three (3) years' proven experience in the trade or craft, or education equivalent thereto, or a combination thereof, but not more than one-half (1/2) of such experience may be education equivalent, and who has passed an examination in his or her particular trade or craft and possesses a valid certificate of competency as a journeyman in such trade or craft.

There shall be at least one (1) journeyman for every three (3) trainees on each construction or installation job site for which a permit is required, and which involves a trade in which journeyman are required and certified.

It shall be the responsibility of the employing contractor, and the qualifying agent, to provide journeymen on each job site in accordance with this section, and failure to do so shall be a violation of this chapter, subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

In addition, any work in the trade concerned on any such job site wherein journeymen are not provided in accordance with this section shall be stopped by the enforcing agency or administrative agency concerned until journeymen are so provided.

Further, any person working at a trade which requires journeymen on the job site where no journeyman or master in the trade concerned is present shall be in violation of this chapter and subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

A journeyman may only work in the employ of a contractor holding a certificate of competency in the field in which the journeyman is certified. Journeymen shall be required in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical trades. Journeymen are required to earn continuing education credit during each term the personal certificate of competency is valid as established in this chapter and as required by the board through written rules or regulations commencing October 1, 1995.

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Sign Electrician*

Electrical Sign Contractor is a contractor, qualified and certified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any electrical wires, apparatus, raceways, conduit or any part thereof, on electrical signs.

Such contractor may connect to an existing sign circuit, beyond the last overcurrent device, and may contract for and take out building permits for the erection of signs.

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Journeyman Sign Electrician*

Journeyman Sign Electrician: The term Journeyman shall mean any person who possesses the required skill, knowledge and experience, as evidenced by three (3) years' proven experience in the trade or craft, or education equivalent thereto, or a combination thereof, but not more than one-half (1/2) of such experience may be education equivalent, and who has passed an examination in his or her particular trade or craft and possesses a valid certificate of competency as a journeyman in such trade or craft.

There shall be at least one (1) journeyman for every three (3) trainees on each construction or installation job site for which a permit is required, and which involves a trade in which journeyman are required and certified.

It shall be the responsibility of the employing contractor, and the qualifying agent, to provide journeymen on each job site in accordance with this section, and failure to do so shall be a violation of this chapter, subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

In addition, any work in the trade concerned on any such job site wherein journeymen are not provided in accordance with this section shall be stopped by the enforcing agency or administrative agency concerned until journeymen are so provided.

Further, any person working at a trade which requires journeymen on the job site where no journeyman or master in the trade concerned is present shall be in violation of this chapter and subject to the penalties provided herein, and provided under Section 1-5 of this Code.

A journeyman may only work in the employ of a contractor holding a certificate of competency in the field in which the journeyman is certified. Journeymen shall be required in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical trades. Journeymen are required to earn continuing education credit during each term the personal certificate of competency is valid as established in this chapter and as required by the board through written rules or regulations commencing October 1, 1995.

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TV Antenna*

Master TV Antenna Specialty Electrical Contractor is a contractor qualified and certified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any privately owned TV antenna systems on and in multiple occupancy, residential or commercial buildings of three (3) or more tenants, rooms or apartments all connected to a central master system, as well as in theaters, schools and like public occupancies.

Such systems may be electrically energized in whole or in part for the reception, amplification and distribution of TV signals. The scope of these systems shall include conductors and raceways, radio frequency carriers, laser beams and any other means of signal transmission as well as all apparatus pertaining to master TV antenna systems, including but not limited to amplifiers, splitters, cables and outlets for connecting individual TV sets.

A master TV antenna specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit of approved capacity, which is terminated to an approved outlet, junction box, or fused disconnect switch within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized.

Such contractor shall have as a qualifying agent a master TV antenna master technician as defined below.

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Low Voltage*

Low Voltage Specialty Electrical Contractor is a contractor qualified and certified to install, fabricate, erect, repair, alter, add to or change any electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways and conduit, or any part thereof, not to exceed seventy-seven (77) volts, which generates, transmits, transforms or utilizes electrical energy, when those items are for the purpose of transmitting any form of light, heat or communications, including but not limited to telephone, radio, computer and data.

A low voltage specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit of approved capacity, which is terminated in an approved outlet, junction box or fused disconnect within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized.

Such contractor shall have as a qualifying agent a master low voltage technician as defined below.

The scope of the work of such a contractor shall not include the work of burglar alarm and fire alarm specialty electrical contractors.

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Electric Utility*

Utility Electrical Contractor is a contractor, qualified and certified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any electrical wires, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof, on underground or overhead electric utilities transmission and distribution lines or distribution systems including such distribution work within power plants and sub-stations.

The scope of work in this classification shall be limited to the work directly involved in performing contract work for the construction of electric utility distribution systems and shall include any excavation and paving work incidental thereto.

All other personnel employed by a utility electrical contractor shall be exempt from the requirements of this chapter.

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