How to Get a Class B License | Greene County, New York How to Get a Class B License | Greene County, New York

Class B License

To perform the work of Master Electrician but only for a single job or installation at one location or property. See “Waiver of Exam” below. Must have current valid license from another area that currently reciprocates with Greene County.

Application Fee

$150.00 fee for residential, commercial/industrial, $150.00 if job is under 5000 square fee, $500.00 if over 5000 square feet, (One job only). This license is renewable once at $50.00. If the job is not completed at the end of two years the applicant must file another application and submit a fee of $100.00.

Qualifications Required

  • Place of Business
    The applicant shall prove to the satisfaction of the Board that he/she has or will establish a place for the regular transaction of business or that he/she is exclusively employed by a person who owns or operates a plant used or occupied for commercial or industrial purposes.
  • Experience
    The applicant shall have successfully served as a Journeyman for at least five (5) years in the electrical contracting and construction field. Trade school training may reduce the five (5) year requirement at the discretion of the Board.
  • Knowledge
    The applicant shall have a working knowledge of electricity, and the natural laws of electricity, appliances and devices for electric light, heat, power and signaling purposes used and required in such work, combined with a practical working knowledge of the National Electrical Code. The applicant shall demonstrate this knowledge in a written examination.
  • Age and Citizenship
    The applicant must be a citizen of the United States and must be a minimum of twenty-one years of age.
  • Application and License Fees
    All applicants must show proof of $500,000.00 Liability Insurance.