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Texas Maintenance Electrician

There are no state minimum financial requirements at this time.


Applicants with any criminal offense conviction (felony or misdemeanor) must complete a criminal history questionnaire.


Applicants must obtain pre-approval from the state licensing board before testing.


QUALIFICATIONS: 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or a maintenance electrician;  Passing score on the maintenance electrician examination.

SCOPE OF WORK: Maintenance Electricians work under the general supervision of a Master Electrician, on behalf of an electrical contractor, to replace or repair existing electrical appurtenances, apparatus, equipment, machinery or controls used in connection with the use of electrical energy in, on, outside or attached to a building, residence, structure, property or premises.

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Required Books 

The reference listed below is permitted to be taken into the examination. This reference may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted. It is available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-992-1910.

As of 9/1/17 the eaxm will be based on the 2017 NEC.

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Additional Services

There are no state minimum financial requirements at this time.

Applicants with any criminal offense conviction (felony or misdemeanor) must complete a criminal history questionnaire.

Applicants must obtain pre-approval from the state licensing board before testing.

QUALIFICATIONS: 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or a maintenance electrician;  Passing score on the maintenance electrician examination.

SCOPE OF WORK: Maintenance Electricians work under the general supervision of a Master Electrician, on behalf of an electrical contractor, to replace or repair existing electrical appurtenances, apparatus, equipment, machinery or controls used in connection with the use of electrical energy in, on, outside or attached to a building, residence, structure, property or premises.
To apply, contact the Texas Department of Licensing at 512-463-6599. The license application and renewal fee is $25. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. The wait time is typically no more than 2-3 weeks. The term of the license is one year.

Important Contacts

Air conditioning, Electricians, Water well drillers, Pump installers & Refrigeration applications & license information may be obtained from:

Department of Licensing & Regulation
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Licensing Section
PO Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711
(512)463-6599
(800) 803-9202 (in Texas only)
Plumbing License information and applications may be obtained from:

Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
PO Box 4200
Austin, TX 78765
(800) 845-6584 (Phone)
(512) 450-0637 (Fax)
Department of Licensing & Regulation
Electrical Licensing Section
PO Box 13489
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-6599
(800) 803-9202 (in Texas only)



To register for HVAC and Electrical Exams, the testing company is PSI.

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267
(702) 932-2666 Fax

www.psiexams.com

Texas has no reciprocal agreement for this license.
The Texas Department of Licensing requires completion of 4 hours of approved continuing education during the term of the current license./B> The required hours must cover the National Electrical Code and Texas state electrician laws and rules. For late renewal, the continuing education courses must have been completed within the 1 year period immediately prior to the date of renewal.
The test is administered by PSI. It is an open-book timed test with 60 questions and a 2-hour time limit. A score of at least 75% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $63.

Topics covered on the exam are Electrical Services, Service Equipment, Separately Derived Systems, Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans, Electrical Feeders, Branch Circuits, Calculations and Conductors, Electrical Wiring Methods, and Electrical Materials, Electrical Equipment and Devices, Motors and Generators, Electrical Control Devices, Disconnecting Means, and Special Occupancies, Equipment and Conditions

As of 9/1/17 all testing wil be based on the 2017 NEC.

American Contractors offers a seminar to prepare you for the Texas Journeyman & Master Electrician license exam. This semiar will greatly improve your chances of passing the Texam Maintenance Electrician exam. Please contact us for additional information, 800-992-1910.