2018 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 23 - Electricians
§ 12-23-101. Definitions
- As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Apprentice" means a person who is required to be registered as such under section 12-23-110.5 (3)(a), who is in compliance with the provisions of this article, and who is working at the trade in the employment of a registered electrical contractor and is under the direct supervision of a licensed master electrician, journeyman electrician, or residential wireman.
(1.2) "Board" means the state electrical board.
(1.3) "Electric light, heat, and power" means the standard types of electricity that are supplied by an electric utility, regardless of whether the source is an electric utility or the inverter output circuit of a photovoltaic system or a similar circuit from another type of renewable energy system, and used and consumed in a real estate improvement or real estate fixture.
(1.5) "Electrical contractor" means any person, firm, copartnership, corporation, association, or combination thereof who undertakes or offers to undertake for another the planning, laying out, supervising, and installing or the making of additions, alterations, and repairs in the installation of wiring apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, and power. A licensed professional engineer who plans or designs electrical installation shall not be classed as an electrical contractor.
(1.7) "Electrical work" means wiring for, installing, and repairing electrical apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, and power.
(2) "Journeyman electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to wire for, install, and repair electrical apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, and power, and for other purposes, in accordance with standard rules governing such work.
(3) "Master electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to properly plan, lay out, and supervise the installation and repair of wiring apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, and power, and for other purposes, in accordance with standard rules governing such work, such as the national electrical code.
(3.2) "National electrical code" means the code for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment, as amended, published by the national fire protection association and approved by the American national standards institute, or successor organizations.
(3.5) "Permanent state highway tunnel facilities" means all permanent state highway tunnels, shafts, ventilation systems, and structures and includes all structures, materials, and equipment appurtenant to such facilities. Said term includes all electrical equipment, materials, and systems to be constructed, furnished, and installed as part of the final construction features specified by the applicable contract plans and specifications or by the national electrical code. For the purposes of this article and article 20 of title 34, C.R.S., such state highway tunnel facilities shall be deemed to be mines during the construction of such facilities.
(3.7) "Qualified state institution of higher education" means:
(a) One of the state institutions of higher education established under, specified in, and located upon the campuses described in sections 23-20-101 (1)(a) and 23-31-101, C.R.S., limited to the buildings owned or leased by those institutions on said campuses;
(b) The institution whose campus is established under and specified in section 23-20-101 (1)(b), C.R.S., but limited to the buildings located in Denver at 1380 Lawrence street, 1250 Fourteenth street, and 1475 Lawrence street; and
(c) The institution whose campus is established under and specified in section 23-20-101 (1)(d), C.R.S., but limited to current and future buildings owned, leased, or built on land owned on or before January 1, 2015, by the university of Colorado on the campus described in section 23-20-101 (1)(d), C.R.S.
(4) "Residential wireman" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to wire for, and install, electrical apparatus and equipment for wiring one-, two-, three-, and four-family dwellings.