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Frequently Asked Questions
To obtain a state utility foreman license you must:
1. Submit a completed application.
2.Submit certificate of completion of a board approved training program. Information about the training course can be found here.
3. Submit the non-refundable application fee.
For a description of the licensing requirements, see Board Rule 121-2-.09.
To obtain a state utility manager license:
1. You must have held a utility foreman license for 3 years or had the equivalent experience in another state.
2. You must submit a completed application. Applications can be found here.
3. Pay the required fee.
4. Pass the examination.
For a description of the licensing requirements, see Board Rule 121-2-.08.
To obtain a state utility contractor license, a company must submit a completed application documenting the employment of a state licensed utility manager and the adoption of a safety policy along with the non-refundable application fee.
For a description of the licensing requirements, see Board Rule 121-2-.07.
You must apply for renewal prior to the expiration date. A renewal email reminder is sent to all current licensees approximately 8 weeks prior to renewal. The renewal fee for a two-year period is $75.00, To qualify for renewal, utility foremen must have completed 7 hours of continuing education and managers must have completed 4 hours of continuing education during the prior 2 years. You can find approved courses here .
Georgia does not currently have reciprocity with any other states.
Businesses are required to meet requirements of the federal, state, and local governments. To determine federal and local requirements, you will need to contact those agencies directly. A listing should be available in the government section of your telephone directory. To contact information for state agencies, reference the First Stop Business Information Center