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Texas Master Sign Electrician

  • Pre-approval from the state is not required to sit for the exam.
  • 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master or master sign electrician;
    Passing score on the master sign electrician examination.
  • 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.

A Master Sign Electrician is one who, on behalf of an electrical sign contractor, installs, maintains, extends, connects or reconnects an electrical wiring system and its appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection with signs, outline lighting, awnings, signals, light emitting diodes, and the repair of existing outdoor electrical discharge lighting, including parking lot pole lighting. Also includes the installation of an electrical service integral to an isolated sign and/or outline lighting installation.

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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 exam will be based on the 2017 NEC
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    • Pre-approval from the state is not required to sit for the exam.
    • 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master or master sign electrician;
      Passing score on the master sign electrician examination.
    • 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.

    A Master Sign Electrician is one who, on behalf of an electrical sign contractor, installs, maintains, extends, connects or reconnects an electrical wiring system and its appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection with signs, outline lighting, awnings, signals, light emitting diodes, and the repair of existing outdoor electrical discharge lighting, including parking lot pole lighting. Also includes the installation of an electrical service integral to an isolated sign and/or outline lighting installation.

    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.

    Texas does not have a 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. 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.

    As of September 1, 2009 the test will be administered by PSI. It is an open-book timed test with 100 questions and a 5-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 Electric Signs and Outline Lighting

  • As of 9/1/17 the exam will be based on the 2017 NEC
  • American Contractors does not currently offer a training course for this license, however we have several courses still under development.  For more information please contact us at 1-800-992-1910.