Oklahoma Electrician Exam

Need of a License: Electrical contractors and journeyman electricians need a license to work in Oklahoma.
 
Who Grants a License:  Electrician licenses are granted by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board.
 
Qualifications Needed to Receive a License:    
 
Electrical Contractor: A candidate must have 12,000 hours’ experience in electrical construction work.  4,000 hours must be as a Licensed Unlimited electrical journeyman, and 6,000 hours must be in commercial industrial work as an employee of a licensed electrical contractor. A maximum of 2,000 hours may be satisfied by formal electrical education.
 
Journeyman Electrician: A candidate must have 8,000 hours’ experience as a registered apprentice under the direct supervision of a licensed journeyman or licensed contractor, 4,000 hours of which must be in commercial/industrial work and 2,000 hours of which may be satisfied by formal electrical education and/or military electrical experience.
 
Exam Requirements:  A candidate for a master electrician license or a journeyman electrician license must pass the Master Electrician Examination or the Journeyman Electrician Examination, respectively.
 
How to Apply for a License:  A candidate for licensure must complete/send an application to the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board. The telephone to reach the board is (405) 521-6550.
 
The license application form can be found here.
 
Test Content:
 
Electrical Contractor Exam: The electrical contractor exam consists of 50 questions on Electrical Business & Law with a time limit of 120 minutes and 100 Electrical Contractor questions with a time limit of 240 minutes. A candidate needs at least a 75% grade to pass.
 
The exam covers the following subject areas:
  • Bidding and Estimating a. General Estimating (other than Quantity Takeoffs)
  • Project Management and Supervision a. General Project Oversight
  • Contracts
  • Financial
  • Labor and Personnel
  • Risk Management a. Insurance
  • Payroll and Payroll Taxes
  • General Knowledge
  • General Electrical Knowledge
  • Electrical Installation Requirements
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Conductors and Cables
  • Raceways and Boxes
  • Special Occupancies and Equipment (Including Swimming Pools)
  • Low Voltage, Alarms, Signaling Systems, and Communications
  • Safety
  • Motors and Transformers
Journeyman Electrician Exam - The journeyman exam consists of 100 questions with a time limit of 240 minutes.  A candidate needs at least a 75% grade to pass.
 
The exam covers the following subject areas:
  • General Knowledge
  • General Electrical Knowledge
  • Electrical Installation Requirements
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Conductors and Cables
  • Raceways and Boxes
  • Special Occupancies and Equipment (Including Swimming Pools)
  • Low Voltage, Alarms, Signaling Systems, and Communications
  • Safety
  • Motors and Transformers
For more information about the test, see the Candidate Booklet.
 
Fees:  There is an examination fee.
 
Who Administers the Test: PSI - They can be contacted at 800-733-9267 or online at https://candidate.psiexams.com/.
 
License Renewal Requirements:  Licenses must be renewed annually.  They expire on the last day of the birth month of the licensee.
 
Applicable Code:  NEC 2014
 
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To prepare for your electrician exam, use the following two practice exams by Ray Holder (Master Electrician and Certified Electrical Trade Instructor) which have 300 questions with fully explained answers:For more information on licensing and exam prep, go to Tests.com's Journeyman and Master Electrician Test Guide.

And take Tests.com's free Journeyman Electrician Practice Test and the Master Electrician Practice Test.

For electrician exam preparation products and services, such as study guides, practice tests, flashcards and courses, go to Tests.com's Journeyman Electrician Exam and Master Electrician Exam listings.
 

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