Mecklenburg County Journeyman Card
A journeyman electrician is a person demonstrating knowledge that they are competent to supervise the installation of associated electrical systems.
Minimum requirement to qualify to take the Electrical Journeyman’s Exam
•Must work for a licensed electrical contractor. •Prerequisite of 4 years experience under the direct supervision of licensed
•Journeyman Cards are required to be renewed annually, it is the card holders responsibility to notify Mecklenburg County Revenue Collections (704) 336-3801 of any address or phone number change. •IF YOU FAIL TO RENEW YOUR ELECTRICAL JOURNEYMAN CARD FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, YOU WILL HAVE TO RETAKE THE EXAM
•A Journeyman Card DOES NOT allow you to contract electrical installations. •The Journeyman Electrical Exam is given quarterly, the 3rd (third) Thursday of: January, April, July, & October •Exams begin at 7:45 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. You will be notified when to arrive. •Deadline for application is the last working day of the month preceding the exam. •$40.00 fee per exam (non-refundable). •Seating is limited to 40 applicants per exam session. •Documented proof of field/trade experience is required. •ABSOLUTELY NO CALCULATORS, CELL PHONES, PAGERS, OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICTATION DEVICE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE EXAM ROOM. •All exams are OPEN book exams. •Code books, calculators, scrap paper, and pencil are furnished for the electrical exam. •NO OTHER reference material will be allowed during examinations. •Examination results will be mailed to each applicant. •Examinee may review previous exam results. The protector will notify you when you may review your exam. •Examinee must score a 70 or more to be issued a Mecklenburg County Electrical Journeyman’s Card
Electrical Exam Dates, Exams begin at 7:45 am
and 1:00 pm you will be notified when to arrive
•3rd (Third) Thursday of January •3rd (Third) Thursday of April •3rd (Third) Thursday of July •3rd (Third) Thursday of October
Exam Location: The Optimist Club
55 Optimist Club Dr.
Concord, NC 28025
If you have any questions about the examination process, eligibity or the scope of the certificate/card, contact: Gerald Harvell (704) 786-5000 or (704) 301-8656 (cell) or
Terry Cromer (336)-854-8354 or cell (336-382-1928)
If you do not receive your card or have a question about your certificate/card renewal, contact: Mecklenburg County Revenue Collection at 704-336-3801