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Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors

Inquiries about the Board may be forwarded to

Philameana Tucker
Executive Director
P.O. Box 45006
Newark, New Jersey 07101

This board licenses and regulates electrical contractors; registers qualified journeyman electricians; and is responsible for granting exemptions from licensure to persons or businesses engaged in telecommunications wiring in New Jersey.

The purpose of the Board is to:

  • to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of New Jersey;
  • regulate the practice of electrical contracting; and
  • ensure that electrical contracting is performed in a safe manner.

The Board protects the public by:

  • by ensuring that all electrical contractors meet the experience and educational requirements of the Board;
  • by investigating and prosecuting electrical contractors who have violated the Electrical Contractors Licensing Act of 1962; and
  • by requiring that all electrical contractors be licensed and hold a valid business permit, which is renewed every three years.
Last Modified: 11/23/2015 9:33 AM