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 week 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 Mechanical and Plumbing Chief, Arthur Malpass at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application. 

If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass.

Journeyman Mechanical Board Members

  • Michael Callari
  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Larry Lisk
  • Ray McClorythe
  • David Sims Jr.

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.

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

If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass.

Journeyman Plumbing Board Members

  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Randall Siegel
  • David Woodbury

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 Chief, Randal Gray at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application.

Applications Due

  • January 10, 2023, for the exam on February 7, 2023.
  • March 7, 2023, for the exam on April 11, 2023.
  • May 9, 2023, for the exam on June 13, 2023.
  • July 11, 2023, for the exam on August 8, 2023.
  • September 12, 2023, for the exam on October 10, 2023.
  • November 7, 2023, for the exam on December 12, 2023.

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

Journeyman Electrician Board Members

  • Russell Carlson
  • William Loeber
  • Eddie Richards
  • Dale Sutton
  • 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 Mechanical and Plumbing Chief, Arthur Malpass. If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass.