All temporary installation last for three months.
All licensed electricians should present a valid electrical license and a notice form when conducting business with the public, you can check with the board of examiners and GEI for confirmation.
Board of examiners ‘licensing of electricians’.
A licensed electrician is legally and technically responsible for the execution of electrical work in the interest of safety. A certified electrician must work under the supervision of a licensed electrician until he/she acquire an electrical license.
Licensed electricians are responsible for the execution of all electrical work for safety and code compliance. The electrical engineer is responsible for design of the electrical infrastructure to the applicable standard/codes in order for safe operation of the installation.
You must ensure your Installation is effectively earthed; have transient voltage surge suppression(TVSS) installed on your premises to protect your appliances from Surges, spikes and lightning strikes.
All electrical report last for one year.
All premises which have been discontented for over a year, must be re-inspected and re-certified.
A person who is trained in electrical and engineering science and attained a minimum of five years practical experience. This individual has to sit a mandatory written and oral exam; if successful at both exams a licence is granted which is equivalent to an engineering diploma.
All electrical installation carries a service charge for residential, commercial and industrial work. For new and existing installation; also installation which has been disconnected for over a year.
The Electrical Inspector who is the Director of Electricity,of the government electrical inspectorate(GEI) and responsible for administering the requirements of the Electrical Code of Jamaica.
This is a government safety officer whose duty is to inspect all new and existing electrical work/installation; to ensure they are safe and code compliant.
On all new and existing electrical wiring; such as modification, alteration, repairs and disconnection of power supply from premises after 1 year.
Anything such as air conditioning and refrigeration, data and communication, audio visual, fire and burglar alarm system, remote gates and garage door, lighting arrestor and earth resistance testing.
Mining, Energy & Information and Communication Technology
5 Year practical Experience and theoretical course for 4-5 years and the passing of a theoretical and oral exam as set by the Board of Examiners. The License granted is equivalent to a Vocational Diploma.
All public and private building after 5 years should be re-inspected and certified. All commercial building and industrial plant should be re-inspected and re-certified every year.
On all Public Buildings which can host a number of people at given anytime, such as schools, churches, cinemas, stadiums, markets, etc.
All electrical plants both private and public should be inspected by a Licensed Electrician; also certified and approved by the Government Electrical Inspectorate.
A specification approved by the Bureau of Standards to be a standard specification pursuant to section 7 of the Standard Act 1968 and includes all supplements and amendment.