Electrical Contractor

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Electrical Contractors' Licensing

Scope
Definitions including the occupation codes and class codes, where applicable.
License Categories:
Specialty Electrical Contractors

• Electrical Contractor
• Alarm Contractor I and II
• Lighting Maintenance Specialty
• Sign Specialty
• Residential
• Limited Energy
• Utility Line

EC - An "electrical contractor" means a person who conducts business in the electrical trade field and who has the experience and knowledge install, repair, alter, add to, or design electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, and conduit, including the electrical installations and systems within plants and substations and ALL alarm systems and specialty categories.
EF - An "alarm system contractor I" means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems for all purposes.
EG - An "alarm system contractor II" means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems other than fire, for all purposes.
EY (EH)* - A "registered alarm system contractor I" means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems for all purposes. A registered "alarm system contractor I" may contract only in the cities and/or counties for which his or her registration is issued.
*EY and EZ are the alpha letters currently being used. No new licenses are issued with EH and EI, however old licenses with these designation can be renewed.
EZ (EI)* - A "registered alarm system contractor II" means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems, other than fire, for all purposes. A "registered alarm system contractor II" may contract only in the cities and/or counties for which his or her registration is issued.
*EY and EZ are the alpha letters currently being used. No new licenses are issued with EH and EI, however old licenses with these designations can be renewed.
EJ - A "registered residential alarm system contractor" means an alarm system contractor whose business is limited to burglar alarm systems in single-family residential, quadruplex housing, and mobile homes of a residential occupancy class. A "registered residential alarm system contractor" may contract only in the cities and/or counties for which his or her registration is issued.
ER - A "registered electrical contractor" means an electrical contractor who has registered with the department pursuant to fulfilling the competency requirements in the jurisdiction for which the registration is issued. A "registered electrical contractor" may contract for electrical systems, including all specialty categories, only in the cities and/or counties for which his or her registration is issued. A "registered electrical contractor" MAY NOT contract for any alarm system.
ES - A "specialty contractor" means a contractor whose scope of practice is limited to a specific segment of electrical or alarm system contracting, including, but not limited to: elevator specialist (class code 066), utility line electrical specialist (class code 068), low voltage system specialist (class code 069), residential electrical contracting (class code 043), maintenance of electrical fixtures (class code 065), and fabrication, erection, installation, and maintenance of electrical advertising signs (class code 067).
ET - A "registered electrical specialty contractor" elevator specialist (class code 066), utility line electrical specialist (class code 068), low voltage system specialist (class code 069), residential electrical contracting (class code 043), maintenance of electrical fixtures (class code 065), and fabrication, erection, installation, and maintenance of electrical advertising signs (class code 067). A "registered electrical specialty contractor" may contract only in the cities and/or counties for which his or her registration is issued.
Examination Content Outline
The Electrical Contractors’ Certification examination is offered in two parts:
1. Business section (50 test questions, 2 ½ hours).
2. Technical/Safety section (100 test questions, 5 hours)
• Both examinations are administered via computer at secure, proctored test locations by our current contracted vendor Pearson VUE.
• Each examination is open-book.
• The examinations are administered separately and scored independently from each other.
• A minimum score of 75% is needed to pass each examination part. Candidates must pass both parts in order to apply for licensure.

Approved Reference Materials

ORDERING AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A. RN50 Contractors Manual, Florida Contractors Manual, 2009 edition. Associations of Builders and Contractors Institute, Inc., Phone:1-866-930-4222. 3730 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL 33066.CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT SECTIONS:
• *Florida Unemployment Compensation Employer Handbook (In Chapter 5 of the Contractors Manual)
• Florida Workers’ Compensation Law, (Florida Statutes, Chap. 440). (In Chapter 6 of the Contractors Manual)
• Construction Lien Law, (Florida Statutes, Chap. 713). (In Chapter 9 of the Contractors Manual)
• Fire Marshal Code– Fire Prevention and Control, (Florida Statutes, Chap. 633). (In Chapter 5 of the Contractors Manual)
• Employer’s Tax Guide, Circular E. (In Chapter 3 of the Contractors Manual)
• “Accounting.” (In Chapter 3 of the Contractors Manual)
• Americans with Disabilities Act, Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, 28 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 36. Appendix A, July 1 1994 OR Americans with Disabilities Act, Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, 28 Code of Federal Regulations, July 1996, Appendix A to Part 1191 (In Chapter 5 of the Contractors Manual) OR
Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction. 1997.
• Florida Statutes, Chapter 489, Part II, and Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 61G6. (In Chapter 2 of the Contractors Manual)
• “Bonding” (In Chapter 4 of the Contractors Manual)
• “Contracting and Subcontracting.” (In Chapters 2, 3, 8 and 10 of the Contractors Manual)
• Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act. (In Chapter 5 of the Contractors Manual)
• Recordkeeping Guidelines for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. (In Chapters 3, 5 and 7 of the Contractors Manual)
B. RN7 Code of Federal Regulations Title 29 (OSHA) Part:1926,1910,1904,1903 2009 or MANCOMM 2009. Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402. Also available to order at mancomm.com
* Effective January 1, 2011: Code of Federal Regulations Title 29 (OSHA) Part: 1926,1910,1904,1903 2010 and MANCOMM 2010 edition, will replace the 2009 editions as the reference for Florida Electrical Contractor’s examinations.

C. RN9 NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2008, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101.

D. RN10 NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2010, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101.
E. RN12 NFPA 780 – Lightning Protection Code, 2008, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101. Currently available as a PDF file.17
F. RN13 NFPA 101 – Life Safety Code, 2009, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101.
G. RN14 Fire Alarm Signaling Systems Handbook, Bukowski & Moore, 3rd Edition, 2003, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101.
H. RN20 UL 681 – Installation and Classification of Burglar and Holdup Alarm Systems, 2001-2 text and amendments. This text is available as a PDF file free of charge to exam eligible Alarm One, Alarm Two, and Unlimited candidates only. (See RN21 also). Please email your request for a single copy of UL 681 and UL 365 to ELC.Reference@dbpr.state.fl.us Make one combined request for UL 681 and UL 365.
I. RN21 UL 365 – Police Station Connected Burglar Alarm Units and Systems, 2001-2 text and amendments through March 2005. This text is available as a PDF file free of charge to exam eligible Alarm One, Alarm Two, and Unlimited candidates only. Please email your request for a single copy to the email address listed above under UL 681.
J. RN22 Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 1999, 3rd Edition, William H. Trimmer. Butterworth-Heinemann, Attention: Order Processing Department, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, MA. 01801-2620.
K. RN23 Engineering Sign Structures, An Introduction to Analysis and Design, 1998, Jones, Benjamin, PE, ST Publications, 407 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
L. RN24 Security: A Guide to Security System Design and Equipment Selection and Installation, 1992, 2nd Edition, Neil Cumming. Butterworth-Heinemann, Attention: Order Processing Department, 80 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham, MA. 02180.
M. RN25 NEON, Techniques and Handling, 1997, 4th Edition, Samuel C. Miller, ST Publications, 407 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
N. RN28 Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 2002, 14th Edition, Portland Cement Association, 5420 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL. 60077-1083.
O. RN30 Telecommunication Wiring, 2001, Herrick, Clyde, N., and McKim, C., Lee, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632.
P. RN33 National Electrical Safety Code, C2-2007, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017-2394.

Q. RN35 The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook, 2002, 10th edition, Kurtz, Shoemaker, and Mack, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., P. O. Box 546, Blacklick, Ohio 43004-0546.

* Effective February 1, 2011: The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook 11th edition 2006, will replace the 10th edition 2002 as the reference for Florida Electrical Contractor’s examinations.

SKU: SLC-ELECON
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