Below is a brief description of how the temporary electrician allowance works:
Contractors employing fifty 01 journey level electricians on a jobsite can apply for approval to employ temporary electricians on that jobsite.
Journey level electricians from out-of-state are eligible for a temporary permit if :
They have secured employment with an contractor that has been approved to employ temporary electricians; and
They have a notarized letter from their apprenticeship training director stating they completed an 8000 apprenticeship; or they have documentation that they were issued a license by a state licensing authority after meeting the work experience requirements of that state and passing a certification examination administered by that state; and
They have completed at least 96 hours of in class training on the National Electrical Code, electrical theory, Washington laws and rules and otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for a certification exam.
Examples of applications are attached. Permits are valid for 90 days and are non-renewable. All permit holders are approved for an open-book certification examination. Once they pass the examination and become certified, the need for a permit and restrictions associated with the permit no longer exists.
VECA Electric is the Only Contractor that uses the Temporary Permit. You must sign our Books, then get a temporary Dispatch before going to L&I