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  • Alaska Residential Wiring Administrator

    $219.99

    Licensees must possess a valid state of Alaska business license which is issued separately for $50 per year. An applicant for an electrical administrator license in the residential wiring category shall furnish proof satisfactory to the department that the applicant has practical experience as a journeyman residential wireman for at least two of the four years immediately preceding the date of application. We offer review for the electrical exam in an online training format. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instruct…

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About This License

Residential: The holder of an electrical administrator license in the residential wiring category may supervise all work defined in (b) of this section, in accordance with AS 08.40.195, on a residential dwelling unit not exceeding three stories in height and no larger than a four-plex except three phase services and wiring. (b) Residential wiring is limited to the residential occupancies described in (a) of this section, and includes (1) inside wiring work as defined in 12 AAC 32.165(b); (2) inside communications work as defined in 12 AAC 32.195(b); and (3) control and control wiring work as defined in 12 AAC 32.275(b).

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Licensees must possess a valid state of Alaska business license which is issued separately for $50 per year
  • An applicant for an electrical administrator license in the residential wiring category shall furnish proof satisfactory to the department that the applicant has practical experience as a journeyman residential wireman for at least two of the four years immediately preceding the date of application.

Applying For Your License

New applications, $300 ($50 - nonrefundable application fee, $250 license fee). For changes, see fee schedule. Check or money order should be made payable to the State of Alaska.

Department of Community & Economic Development Division of Occupational Licensing
Contractor Registration Section
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811
(907)465-8443

Exam Details

  • 75 questions and a time limit of 180 minutes
  • A score of 70% is needed to pass.
  • Exam fee is $150
  • Topics include: general electric knowledge, grounding and bonding, services/feeders/branch circuits, raceways and enclosures, conductors and cables, equipment and general use, special occupancies, special equipment, Alaska Statutes and Regulations, safety
  • The exam is given by PSI - 800-733-9267.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

Exam Review Education

We offer review for the electrical exam in an online training format. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time. We offer this online.

Reciprocity Agreement

Case by case basis.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.