A Journeyman Electrician's License is required for electrical work performed without the supervision of a Master Electrician or another Journeyman. A Journeyman may supervise up to three other unlicensed electrical workers.
Montgomery County Code Search Chapter 17
Annotated Code of the State of Maryland.
An application form is required, along with letters of reference verifying a minimum of four (4) years experience under the supervision of a Master Electrician. Also required are the examination fee of $38.00 and a current front-faced photo to apply for a license. The photo will be used to produce a photo ID card. An additional 10% Automation Enhancement Fee is charged on the cost(s) listed above.
In Montgomery County, licensed electricians are required to carry their photo ID's on job sites. Electricians without ID's may be sent away from job sites or fined by County inspectors.
The Board of Electrical Examiners will review the application and supporting documents . Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years experience under the supervision of a Master Electrician. (See the application and instructions for complete information).
Approved applicants receive a letter specifiying the time, date, and place of their examination. Disapproved applicants receive a letter specifying the reason(s) for disapproval.
Disapproved applicants may appeal directly to the Board of Electrical Examiners. Requests should be submitted in writing to the Department of Permitting Services.
Applicants will receive a letter stating the exam score and requesting the license fee of $118.00. After receipt of the fee, the license and fee receipt are usually mailed within two weeks. An additional 10% Automation Enhancement Fee is charged on the cost(s) listed above.
Applicants receive a letter stating the exam scores, along with an application for re-examination. The fee for re-examination is $31.00. Applicants may retest at the next available test date. An additional 10% Automation Enhancement Fee is charged on the cost(s) listed above.
Renewal applications are usually mailed to the licensee's last known address six to eight weeks prior to expiration of the license. Written change-of-address notifications are critical to the renewal process.
Renewal applications received more than ten (10) business days after the expiration date of the license are subject to a late renewal fee of $59.00. Renewal applications received more than six (6) months beyond the expiration date will not be accepted. An additional 10% Automation Enhancement Fee is charged on the cost(s) listed above.
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|Application for Electrical Re-Examination|
|Application for Renewal Electrical License|
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|American Institute of Architects (AIA)|
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|Washington Gas Light Co.|