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There shall be four types of electrical licenses:
(A) Master Electrician. This covers electrical contracting companies engaged in commercial and residential work, and individual electricians experienced in all phases of electrical work.
(1) Master Electrician Licenses will be issued to present holders of valid Master Electrician Licenses from the City of Vincennes upon surrender of present license and payment of the fee set forth in § 150.73. Any person doing electrical contracting shall have a Master Electrician License, and shall file proof of liability insurance with the City Inspector when applying for a license. Licenses must be exchanged within 60 days of the effective date of Ordinance 23-79. Thereafter, an examination must be taken.
(B) Journeyman Electrician. The term “Journeyman Electrician” shall mean a workman qualified and competent in the trade of electricians and who may be employed by a licensed Master Electrician.
(1) Journeyman Electrician Licenses may be issued to those electricians not having a City of Vincennes license upon submission of a notarized statement from a Master Electrician that they are considered knowledgeable and experienced in the trade and upon payment of the fee set forth in § 150.73. This license must be obtained within 60 days of the effective date of Ordinance 23-79 after which time the prescribed examination listed in § 150.73 must be taken and passed.
(C) Residential Wireman. This covers electrical work in single-family or duplex residences and attached or separate garages housing family cars.
(1) Holders of valid Class “B” Electrician Licenses from the City of Vincennes can turn the Class “B” License in for a Residential Wireman's License with the payment of the fee set forth in § 150.73. This license must be obtained within 60 days of the effective date of Ordinance 23-79.
(D) Apprentice Electrician. This license may be obtained upon submission of an application to the City Inspector's Office and payment of the fee set forth in § 150.73 after the application has been approved.
(E) Suspension and Revocation. Any electrician doing work outside of the license classification issued to him or employing unlicensed electricians shall have his license revoked by the Board of Public Works and Safety for a period to be determined by said Board or fined as provided in § 150.75.
(F) Temporary Permits. Journeyman Electricians holding a valid license from another town or city or union electrician's card, may be issued a Temporary Work Permit for a period of 90 days. Such Temporary Work Permit will be issued only to Journeyman Electricians employed by Master Electricians. Fees shall be as set forth in § 150.73.
(Ord. 23-79, passed 10-9-79; Am. Ord. 4-95, passed 3-13-95)