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Texas Master Electrician

A Master Electrician may perform all electrical work, including electrical work performed by a master sign electrician, may supervise an electrician, may verify compliance with on the job training requirements for the issuance of a master electrician license, a master sign electrician license, a journeyman electrician license, or a journeyman sign electrician license, and may serve as a master on record for an electrical sign contractor.

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Required Books 

The reference listed below is permitted to be taken into the examination. This reference may be highlighted and tabbed (with approved NFPA NEC permanent tabs). Contact us for more information  at 1-800-992-1910.

 

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Additional Services

 Pre-approval from the state IS required to sit for the exam.

  • The state requires applicants to have at least 12,000 hours (6 years) of on the job training under the supervision of a master electrician and the experience verification form must be completed by a person qualified to verify the electricians training or license history.
  • 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.
  • Master Electricians are only required to obtain general liability insurance coverage or workers compensation if he is the owner of the Electrical Contractor license.
  • A person holding a Master Electrician license may only be assigned to a single Electrical Contractor unless the Master Electrician owns more than 50% of the electrical contracting business.

A Master Electrician may perform all electrical work, including electrical work performed by a master sign electrician, may supervise an electrician, may verify compliance with on the job training requirements for the issuance of a master electrician license, a master sign electrician license, a journeyman electrician license, or a journeyman sign electrician license, and may serve as a master on record for an electrical sign contractor.

To apply, contact the Texas Department of Licensing at 512-463-6599.

The license application and renewal fee is $50.

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 a reciprocal agreement for this license with Louisiana.

The Texas Department of Licensing requires completion of 4 hours of approved continuing education during the term of the current license to renew your Master Electrician’s license. The required hours must cover Texas state laws and rules that regulate electricians and the National Electrical Code (NEC).

  • Applicants must obtain pre-approval from the TDLR before testing.
  • The Master Electrician exams consists of two portions and are administered by PSI.
  •  Candidates will take the NEC Knowledge portion first and then the Calculations portion.
  • The NEC Knowledge portion consists of 75 items (including 5 non-scored items) and 2.5 hours to complete
  • The Calculations portion consists of 33 items (including 3 non-scored items) and 2 hours and 50 minutes to complete
  • A score of at least 70% is required to pass each exam.
  • The exam fee is $78 for both portions.
  • You are only required to retake a failed portion; a passed portion will never expire.
  • Topics covered on the NEC Knowledge 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 and Renewable Energy Technologies.
  • Subject Area for the Calculations Portion include all of the NEC Knowledge exam categories with calculations in each.

American Contractors offers a seminar to prepare you for the Texas Master Electrician license exam. Please contact us for additional information, 1-800-992-1910.