Journeyman Information

Journeyman Mechanical

Journeyman Mechanical Exams are held quarterly on the first Tuesday in January, April, July, and October at the New Hanover County Government Center. Applications must be submitted a month prior to the exam date requested. Special examinations may be given at the discretion of the board. The exam fee is $25.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Mechanical Exam Application (PDF) by emailing the Electrical and Mechanical Chief, Randal Gray, at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application. 

If you have questions, please contact the Electrical and Mechanical Chief, Randal Gray

Journeyman Mechanical Board Members

  • Michael Callari
  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Steven Everhart
  • Donald K. Lewis
  • Roy McClory
  • Devin Skipper
  • Hans Schult

Journeyman Plumbing

Journeyman Plumbing Exams are held the first Monday of every month from 9 am to 12 pm at the New Hanover County Government Center. There is no exam in September. Applications must be submitted a week prior to the exam date requested. The exam fee is $25.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Plumbing Exam Application (PDF) by emailing the Building and Plumbing Chief, Bert Billings, at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application.

If you have questions, please contact Bert Billings.

Journeyman Plumbing Board Members

  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Randall Siegel
  • David Woodbury
  • Hans Schult

Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Electrician Exams are given on the second Tuesday of every other month from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The exam fee is $20.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Electrical Exam Application (PDF) by emailing the Electrical and Mechanical Chief, Randal Gray, at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application.

Applications Due

  • January 9, 2024, for the exam on February 13, 2024.
  • March 12, 2024, for the exam on April 9, 2024.
  • May 14, 2024, for the exam on June 11, 2024.
  • July 9, 2024, for the exam on August 13, 2024.
  • September 10, 2024, for the exam on October 8, 2024.
  • November 12, 2024, for the exam on December 10, 2024.

If you have questions, please contact the Electrical and Mechanical Chief, Randal Gray.

Journeyman Electrician Board Members

  • Russell Carlson
  • William Loeber
  • Eddie Richards
  • Kris Tucker
  • Randal Gray

Chimney Sweep License

The Chimney Sweep review and test will be as needed; the exam fee is $25.

Please submit the New Hanover County Chimney Sweep Application (PDF) by emailing the Building and Plumbing Chief, Bert Billings. If you have questions, please contact Bert Billings.