Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Massachusetts
Master Electrician
(Part I)

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board of State Examiners of Electricians

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, Massachusetts 02118-6100
Phone: (617) 727-3074
MA Board of State Examiners of Electricians

Exam Administrator

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3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
State Specific Electrical Requirements 4
General Knowledge 6
Services 11
Grounding and Bonding 10
Wiring Methods and Devices 15
Motors 7
Transformers 1
Low-Voltage Distribution 2
Special Occupancies and Equipment 10
Overcurrent Protection 6
Lighting 2
Alarm Systems 6

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 240
Massachusetts also requires that you take and pass a written  Business and Law exam for this trade

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Doc Link
2. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2013, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00 State Amendments to NEC Board of Fire Prevention Regulations. Doc Link

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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 Feb-2017