2023 Master Electrician and Low Voltage/Limited Data Communication Technician applications now available.

2022-2024 Journeyman applications are now available.

2021-2023 Electrical Helper applications are now available.

-Other applications can be found by clicking here.

To regulate, control, and review the licensing of Master, Special & Reciprocal Electricians; Limited Data Communication Technicians, as well as Journeymen and Helpers. To protect the life and property of Putnam County residents through the installation and repair of electrical wiring by persons with experience and training in the business of installing, altering or repairing wiring and appliances for electric light, heat power or signaling systems.


Master Electricians and Electrical Journeymen will now be required to attend a Continuing Education class prior to renewing their electrical licenses.

  • For Master Electricians, this will be a requirement to renew their licenses in 2019.
  • For Electrical Journeymen, this will be a requirement to renew their licenses for the 2018-2020 term.

Any Master Electricians who have shelved will be required to take a Putnam County Continuing Education Class before unshelving and applying for a Master Electrician license in 2019.

Continuing Education classes for electricians and journeymen that are licensed only in Putnam County will be offered at the:

Putnam County Emergency Services Building Auditorium
112 Old Route Six
Carmel, NY 10512.

Combination Continuation Education classes will be offered for those electricians who are licensed in both Putnam and Westchester Counties.

Virtual Continuing Education Classes are being offered by the following companies.  Please visit their websites or call for a list of classes and registration information.

Board Information

Putnam County Board of Electrical Examiners
110 Old Route 6, Bldg. 3
Carmel, NY 10512

Phone: (845) 808-1617, x 46025
Fax: (845) 808-1929

Board Members
William Rossiter  Chairman
Andrew Pidala – Vice Chairman
Robert Counihan
Carlos Daeira
Charles Gorges
Ronald Massaro
John Morrison
Carmine Ricci, Jr.
Ronald Williams

Athena Arvan
Confidential Secretary

Testing Information

Putnam County Approved Testing Agency
Brewster Technology
16 Mount Ebo Road S.
Suite 18
Brewster, NY 10509
(845) 279-9411
Exams are usually given the 3rd Saturday of each month