1) A candidate must be over 21 years of age and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.
2) A candidate must also have completed one of the following:
How to Apply for a License: A candidate for licensure must complete/send an application to the New Jersey Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors. The telephone to reach the department is (973) 504-6410.
The electrical contractor exam is an open-book exam consisting of 50 questions on Business & Law with a time limit of 2 hours and 100 questions on Electrical Contracting with a time limit of 4 hours. A candidate needs at least a 70% grade to pass.
The exam covers the following subject areas:
i. Business Organization
iii. Estimating and Bidding
iv. Contract Management
v. Project Management
vi. Risk Management
viii. Labor Law
ix. Financial Management
x. Tax Law
xi. Lien Law
xii. General Electrical Knowledge
xiii. Raceways and Enclosures
xiv. Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
xv. Overcurrent Protection
xvi. Conductors and Cables
xvii. Grounding and Bonding
xviii. Equipment for General Use
xix. Special Occupancies
xx. Special Equipment and Conditions
xxi. Motors and Controls
xxii. Low Voltage and Communications Circuits
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