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In Business Since 1991.
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AWARDS and Affiliations.
State of Texas Electrical Contractor License 18759
Independent Electrical Conractors
BBB Awards :
a) An applicant for a license as a master electrician must:
(1) have at least 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician;
(2) have held a journeyman electrician license for at least two years; and
(3) pass a master electrician examination administered under this chapter.
(b) A master electrician may:
(1) perform all electrical work, including electrical work performed by a master sign electrician;
(2) supervise an electrician;
(3) verify compliance with on-the-job training requirements for issuance of a master electrician license, master sign electrician license, journeyman electrician license, or journeyman sign electrician license; and
(4) serve as a master of record for an electrical sign contractor.
Sec. 1305.154. Master Sign Electrician.
An applicant for a license as a master sign electrician must:
(1) have at least 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master sign electrician; and
(2) pass a master sign electrician examination administered under this chapter.
Sec. 1305.155. Journeyman Electrician.
An applicant for a license as a journeyman electrician must:
(1) have at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician; and
(2) pass a journeyman electrician examination administered under this chapter.
Sec. 1305.156. Journeyman Sign Electrician.
An applicant for a license as a journeyman sign electrician must:
(1) have at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master sign electrician; and
(2) pass a journeyman sign electrician examination administered under this chapter.
Sec. 1305.157. Residential Wireman.
An applicant for a license as a residential wireman must:
(1) have at least 4,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or residential wireman; and
(2) pass a residential wireman examination administered under this chapter.
Sec. 1305.158. Maintenance Electrician.
An applicant for a license as a maintenance electrician must:
(1) have at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or maintenance electrician; and
(2) pass a maintenance electrician examination administered under this chapter.
Sec. 1305.159. Electrical Contractor.
(a) An applicant for a license as an electrical contractor must:
(1) be licensed under this chapter as a master electrician or employ a person licensed under this chapter as a master electrician;
(2) establish proof of financial responsibility in the manner prescribed by the executive director; and
(3) maintain workers' compensation coverage for the contractor's employees through an insurance company authorized to engage in the business of insurance in this state or through self-insurance, or elect not to obtain workers' compensation coverage, as provided by Subchapter A, Chapter 406, Labor Code.
(b) A person who holds a master electrician license issued or recognized under this chapter may only be assigned to a single electrical contractor, unless the master electrician owns more than 50 percent of the electrical contracting business.
Sec. 1305.168. Continuing Education.
(a) To renew a master electrician, journeyman electrician, master sign electrician, journeyman sign electrician, maintenance electrician, or residential wireman license, the license holder must complete four hours of continuing education annually.
(b) Continuing education courses that satisfy the requirements of Subsection (a) must address safety, the National Electrical Code, as adopted under Section 1305.101, and state laws and rules that regulate the conduct of license holders under this chapter.
(b-1) To renew an electrical apprentice license, a license holder who is not enrolled in an apprenticeship training program must complete four hours of continuing education annually. Continuing education courses that satisfy the requirements of this subsection must address safety, the National Electrical Code, as adopted under Section 1305.101, and state laws and rules that regulate the conduct of license holders under this chapter.
(c) The executive director by rule shall approve continuing education courses, online continuing education courses, course content, and course providers. The commission may adopt a fee for the administration of the department's duties regarding continuing education.
NOTE: AS AMENDED BY ACTS 2009, 81ST LEG., HB 470, SECTION 4 READS:
The change in law made by this Act applies to the renewal of an electrical apprentice license that expires on or after September 1, 2010. A license that expires before September 1, 2010, is governed by the law in effect on the date the license was issued, and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.
SUBCHAPTER E. REGULATION OF ELECTRICIANS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Sec. 1305.201. Municipal or Regional Regulation.
(a) This chapter does not prohibit a municipality or region from regulating electricians or residential appliance installers by:
(1) enacting an ordinance requiring inspections;
(2) offering examinations;
(3) issuing municipal or regional licenses; or
(4) collecting permit fees for municipal or regional licenses and examinations from electricians and appliance installers for work performed in the municipality or region.
(b) A municipality or region may not require a person to take a municipal or regional examination if that person holds the appropriate license issued under this chapter and is working within the scope of that license.
(c) A municipality may adopt procedures for the:
(1) adoption of local amendments to the National Electrical Code; and
(2) administration and enforcement of that code.
(d) Electrical work performed within the corporate limits of a municipality must be installed in accordance with all applicable local ordinances.
(e) Electrical work performed in an unincorporated area of the state must be installed in accordance with standards at least as stringent as the requirements of the state electrical code as adopted under Section 1305.101.
Sec. 1305.202. Scope of Municipal or Regional License.
(a) A license to perform electrical work issued by a municipality or region is valid only in the municipality or region or in another municipality or region under a reciprocal agreement.
(b) A person who holds a license to perform electrical work or electrical sign work issued by a municipality or region that elects to discontinue issuing or renewing licenses may apply for an equivalent license under this chapter without complying with the applicable examination requirement if the person:
(1) held the municipal or regional license for the preceding year; and
(2) submits an application for a license under this chapter within 90 days of the date the municipality or region stops issuing or renewing licenses.
Recommended Electrician Ratios- 3 Journeyman / 2 Apprentice
(Including Pulling Wire and All Relevant Low Voltage Wiring and Installation of Fire Alarms, Security Systems, Telephones, and Computers.)
Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment:
Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before
completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.
Harris County Electricians may, Pull wiring through conduit. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment, using hand tools. Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. FOOTNOTES: a.- Employer contributes 8% of basic hourly rate for over 5 years' service and 6%