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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Service
980-314-CODE(2633)

Electrical: Journeyman Examinations

Journeyman Testing  is now administered by the North Carolina Association of Electrical Contractors.

Journeyman Cards and Renewals will continue to be handled by Mecklenburg County LUESA Revenue Collections.


State Electrical License

  • Issued by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
  • Allows qualified person to bid, contract, or install, associated electrical systems any where in the state
  • An application for license packet will be mailed to you by calling 1-800-392-6102
  • You may contact the State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors at 919-733-9042
  • The Web address for the State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors is: www.ncbeec.org

 

Journeyman Electrician

Person demonstrating knowledge competent to supervise the installation of associated electrical systems.

  • Must work for a licensed electrical contractor.
  • Prerequisite of 4 years experience under the direct supervision of licensed electrical contractor.
  • Journeyman Cards are required to be renewed annually, it is the card holders responsibility to notify this department of any address or phone number change.
  • IF YOUR JOURNEYMAN CARD IS NOT RENEWED FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, YOU WILL HAVE TO RETAKE THE EXAM

 

Notes:

  • A Journeyman Card DOES NOT allow you to contract electrical installations.
  • The Journeyman Electrical Exam is given the third Thursday of January, April, July, & October
  • Exams begin at 7:45 a.m.
  • Deadline for application is the last working day of the month preceding the exam.
  • Seating is limited to 40 applicants
  • Documented proof of field/trade experience is required.
  • ABSOLUTELY NO CALCULATORS, CELL PHONES, PAGERS, OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICTATION DEVICE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE EXAM ROOM.
  • All exams are OPEN book exams.
  • Code books, calculators, scrap paper, and pencil are furnished for the electrical exam.
  • NO OTHER reference material is allowed during examinations.
  • Examination results will be mailed to each applicant.
  • Examinee may review previous exam results no later than 30 days prior to next scheduled exam.

 

Electrical Exam Dates, Exams begin at 7:45 am

  • Third Thursday of January
  • Third Thursday of April
  • Third Thursday of July
  • Third Thursday of October

     

If you did not receive your card or
have a question about your certificate/license renewal, contact:
 
Revenue Collection at 704-336-3801.

        

If you have questions about the examination process, eligibility
or the scope of the certificate/license, contact: 
Gerald Harvell at 704-786-5000 or 704-301-8656(cell)  for Test Information
 Terry Cromer at 336-854-8354 or 336-382-1928(cell)  for Application Information
 Gary Mullis​ at 980-314-3098 for General Information

 

CONTACT:

  • General permit information - call 980-314-CODE
  • General electrical code questions - Call RTAC 704-432-7822 or CTAC 704-432-4668
  • Code Interpretations - call Gary Mullis​, Electrical Code Administrator, 980-314-3098

 

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Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Service
980-314-CODE(2633)