SPS 305.41 Note (e) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining an electronic system designed to monitor a premises for the presence of an emergency, to issue an alarm for an emergency, or to detect and summon aid for an emergency.
SPS 305.41 Note (f) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining electrical wiring of transmission facilities that support telecommunications service, as defined in s. 182.017 (1g) (cq), that is provided by a telecommunications provider, as defined in s. 196.01 (8p).
SPS 305.41 Note (g) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining manufactured equipment or utilization equipment, including ballasts, electric signs and luminaires, or any other manufactured system that is designed to provide a function that is not primarily electrical in nature if the installation, repair, or maintenance only involves the modification or installation of conductors beyond the disconnecting point or beyond the last junction, pull, or device box, whichever is nearer to the point where the person is performing the installation, repair, or maintenance that are considered part of the equipment or system under this paragraph. For purposes of this paragraph, any conductor going from the disconnecting point or the nearest junction, pull, or device box to the manufactured equipment or utilization equipment or the manufactured system is considered part of the equipment or system.
SPS 305.41 Note (h) A person engaged in installing electrical wiring for components of a manufactured home, as defined in s. 101.91 (2), or a manufactured building, as defined in s. 101.71 (6), while the manufactured home or the manufactured building is at or in the facility at which it is being manufactured.
SPS 305.41 Note (i) A person employed by an electricity provider, or a subcontractor of an electricity provider, who installs, repairs, or maintains electrical wiring for equipment that is installed in the normal course of providing utility services by the electricity provider.
SPS 305.41 Note (j) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining electrical wiring that provides lighting or signals for public thoroughfares and for public airports.
SPS 305.41 Note (k) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining electric lines on the utility side of substations and other distribution facilities owned or operated by customers or members of electricity providers.
SPS 305.41 Note (L) A person employed by an electricity provider, or a subcontractor of an electricity provider, who installs, repairs, or maintains primary voltage electric facilities that are owned by the electricity provider's customers or members and that operate at greater than 600 volts.
SPS 305.41 Note (m) A person employed by an electricity provider, or a subcontractor of an electricity provider, who restores service during an emergency.
SPS 305.41 Note (n) A person who installs a replacement for an existing switch or outlet if the replacement switch or outlet has a rating of not more than 20 amperes.
SPS 305.41 Note (p) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining a private on-site wastewater treatment system, as defined in s. 145.01 (12), if the activity only involves installing or modifying a conductor going from the system's junction, pull, or device box to the nearest disconnecting point and the conductor is buried with the system.
SPS 305.41 Note (q) A person engaged in installing, repairing, or maintaining a pump for a well if the activity only involves installing or modifying a conductor going from the pump's junction, pull, or device box to the nearest disconnecting point and the conductor is buried with the pump.
SPS 305.41 Note Note: As of April 1, 2014, the department will no longer issue or renew a certification for electrical contractor-restricted. The department will issue an electrical contractor license to those individuals who hold an electrical contractor-restricted certification prior to April 1, 2014. The issuance of the license will indicate the same expiration date as the current restricted-certification.
SPS 305.41(2) (2)Application for licensure. A person applying for an electrical contractor license shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.41(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.41(2)(b) (b) An application fee and a license fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.41(2)(c) (c) A statement certifying compliance with worker's compensation requirements under ch. 102, Stats., and unemployment compensation requirements under ch. 108, Stats.
SPS 305.41(3) (3)Qualifications for licensure. The person applying for an electrical contractor license shall be the owner of the contracting business, a partner in the contracting business applying on behalf of the partnership, or the chairman of the board or chief executive officer applying on behalf of the contracting corporation.
SPS 305.41(4) (4)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.41(4)(a) (a) A licensed electrical contractor shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, repair or maintain electrical wiring.
SPS 305.41(4)(b) (b) For any electrical installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds an electrical contractor license may not commence installation of electrical wiring until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.41 Note Note: Chapters SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.41(4)(c) (c) A licensed electrical contractor may not contract with another person or entity to engage in construction business activities unless the person or entity holds a credential under s. SPS 305.30 (1) (a) or (b).
SPS 305.41 Note Note: Section SPS 305.30 was repealed by CR 14-010, Register August 2014 No. 704, effective 9-1-14. Future rule-making by the department will correct the no longer valid reference.
SPS 305.41(4)(d) (d) A person or entity that holds a electrical contractor license shall include his or her license number on all construction bids and contracts.
SPS 305.41(5) (5)Renewal.
SPS 305.41(5)(a) (a) A person may renew his or her license as an electrical contractor.
SPS 305.41(5)(b) (b) An electrical contractor license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.41 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (3), Register, March, 1998, No. 507, eff. 4-1-98; am. (1) (a) 2., Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: renum. (3) to be (3) (a), cr. (3) (b) Register June 2004 No, 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 08-110: cr. (3) (c) Register September 2009 No. 645, eff. 10-1-09; CR 09-028: r. and recr. Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10; correction in (2) (a), (b), (4) (b), (c), (5) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 305.43 SPS 305.43 Master electricians.
SPS 305.43(1)(1)Application for examination. A person applying to take a master electrician license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.43(1)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.43(1)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.43(2) (2)Qualifications for examination. A person applying for a master electrician license examination shall have at least one of the following qualifications:
SPS 305.43(2)(a) (a) A bachelor's degree or master's degree in electrical engineering.
SPS 305.43(2)(b) (b) Twelve months of experience in installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical wiring while being licensed as a journeyman electrician.
SPS 305.43(2)(c) (c) Experience in installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical wiring during a period of not less than 60 months, with at least 10,000 hours of experience over that period.
SPS 305.43(3) (3)Examination. A person seeking to obtain a master electrician license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.43(4) (4)Application for certification. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a master electrician license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.43(5) (5)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.43(5)(a) (a) For any electrical installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a master electrician license may not commence installation of electrical wiring until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.43 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.43(5)(b) (b) A person who as a licensed master electrician is responsible for the installation, repair or maintenance of electrical wiring shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, repair or maintain electrical wiring.
SPS 305.43(6) (6)Exchanges.
SPS 305.43(6)(a) (a) A person who holds a master electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her master electrician license for a journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.43(6)(b) (b) A person who has exchanged his or her master electrician license for a journeyman electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her journeyman electrician license for a master electrician license in accordance with the following provisions:
SPS 305.43(6)(b)1. 1. The person holds a valid journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.43(6)(b)2. 2. The person submits with the application a copy of his or her former master electrician license.
SPS 305.43(6)(b)3. 3. The license fee for a master electrician specified in s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02 is submitted.
SPS 305.43(7) (7)Renewal.
SPS 305.43(7)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as a master electrician.
SPS 305.43(7)(a)2. 2. A master electrician license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.43(7)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a licensed master electrician shall be contingent upon the master electrician obtaining at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.43(7)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed master electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.43 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (2) (b), (5) (b) 1., Register, March, 1998, No. 507, eff. 4-1-98; am. (4) and (5) (b), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: renum. (5) to be (6) and r. and recr. (6) (b) 1., cr. (5) Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 09-028: am. (1) (intro.), (2) (a), (3) and (4), renum. (5) and (6) to be (5) (a) and (7) and am., cr. (5) (b) and (6) Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10, except (5) (b), eff. 4-1-13; correction in (1) (a), (b), (3), (4), (5) (a), (6) (b) 3., (7) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (7) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; CR 16-093: r. and recr. (2) Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 305.435 SPS 305.435 Residential master electricians.
SPS 305.435(1)(1)Application for examination. A person applying to take a residential master electrician licensure examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.435(1)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.435(1)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.435(2) (2)Qualifications for examination.
SPS 305.435(2)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person applying for a residential master electrician licensure examination shall have at least 1,000 hours per year of experience for at least 5 years in electrical wiring work.
SPS 305.435(2)(b) (b) Relative to the experience required under par. (a), each semester spent full-time in a school of electrical engineering or other accredited college, university, technical or vocational school in an electrical-related program shall be considered equivalent to 500 hours of experience, with no more than 3,000 hours and 3 years of experience through education being credited toward the required experience.
SPS 305.435(3) (3)Examination. A person seeking to obtain a residential master electrician license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.435(4) (4)Application for licensure. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a residential master electrician license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.435(5) (5)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.435(5)(a) (a) For any electrical installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a residential master electrician license may not commence installation of electrical wiring until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.435 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.435(5)(b) (b) A person who as a licensed residential master electrician is responsible for the installation, repair or maintenance of electrical wiring shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, repair or maintain electrical wiring.
SPS 305.435(6) (6)Exchanges.
SPS 305.435(6)(a) (a) A person who holds a residential master electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her residential master electrician license for a residential journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b) (b) A person who has exchanged his or her residential master electrician license for a residential journeyman electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her residential journeyman electrician license for a residential master electrician license in accordance with the following provisions:
SPS 305.435(6)(b)1. 1. The person holds a valid residential journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b)2. 2. The person submits with the application a copy of his or her former residential master electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b)3. 3. The license fee for a residential master electrician specified in s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02 is submitted.
SPS 305.435(7) (7)Renewal.
SPS 305.435(7)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as a residential master electrician.
SPS 305.435(7)(a)2. 2. A residential master electrician license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.435(7)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a licensed residential master electrician shall be contingent upon the residential master electrician obtaining at least 18 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.435(7)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed residential master electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.435 History History: CR 09-028: cr. Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10; correction in (1) (a), (b), (3), (4), (5) (a), (6) (b) 3., (7) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (7) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.437 SPS 305.437 Registered master electricians.
SPS 305.437(1)(1)Application for registration. A person applying for registration as a registered master electrician shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.437(1)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.437(1)(b) (b) An application fee and a registration fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.437(1)(c) (c) Documented verification of meeting the requirements in sub. (2).
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