Electrician Required to Install Solar

A Licensed Electrician should be employed by your Solar Installer

Specifically, according to O.C.G.A. section 43-14-10 (a), no person shall engage in the electrical contracting business as an electrical contractor unless such person has a valid license from the division of Electrical Contractors. This term “electrical contractor”is defined by the statute as not simply the person who does the skilled physical and intellectual work, but more broadly covers “any person who engages in the business of electrical contracting under express or implied contract or who bids for, offers to perform, purports to have the capacity to perform electrical contracting under express or implied contract.” O.C.G.A. section 43-14-2(7).

Also, the Georgia Legislature saw fit to include within its list of “prohibited activity” the provision that no partnership, limited liability, or corp. shall have the right to engage in the business of electrical contracting unless there is a regularly connected with such partnership, limited liability, or corp. a person or persons actually engaged in the performance of such business on a full-time basis who have a valid licenses O.C.G.A.section43-14-8(f).

Also, regulations of the Electrical Licensing Division of the Ga. Construction Industry Licensing Board, 121-6-01 companies engaged in contracting covered by O.C.G.A. title 48-14(electrical, etc., licensing matters) must have regularly connected with such business a person holding an appropriate and current license. Any person who violates these provisions is not only civilly liable, he is also subject to criminal sanctions and may be incarcerated for up to six months and fined $1,000 per violation O.C.G.A. section 43-14-14.