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#37361 04/26/04 11:17 PM
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I was just wondering Who is the youngest electrical contractor? Or how old you were when you started your business. I passed the test and started my company when I was 23 years old. I just turned 25 today, and my business is going very well. Lets here some other peoples stories.

#37362 04/26/04 11:54 PM
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I passed my EC exam when i was 25 and been on my own since then. This August i will be 30.

Edward


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Edward
#37363 04/27/04 07:30 AM
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Been an EC since i was 23, now 41 business is doing great, have not slowed down yet.
Doug

#37364 04/27/04 09:03 AM
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I got my residential license at 18 or 19, Comm/Industrial at 20 or 21 and was on my own at 21. I'll be 30 in June.

#37365 04/27/04 09:15 AM
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I started electricalwhen I was 18 and was able to get licensed. I have been an inspector since I was 23. 25 now, 26 next month.


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
#37366 04/27/04 05:59 PM
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wow ryan i did not know you were that young lol lol just kidding anyway for myself i got electrican liscinse when i was living in france before and move to usa and got usa liscsine here and yes i am famiur with both usa and france code and i did ran my own bussiness when i was 28 and still working on my own now and will be 39 this fall. [tell you the truth it is not easy to pass the french test btw ] and fluent in both engish and french.


merci , marc


Pas de problme,il marche n'est-ce pas?"(No problem, it works doesn't it?)

#37367 04/27/04 06:28 PM
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Licensed at 23, started business at 24. 2004 marks 10 years in business and things are going well.

#37368 04/27/04 06:37 PM
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I got 'brainwashed' into this trade by my father. Since age of 5 every summer, he used to take me to the job to install plates, plugs and switches and stuff. I used to think it was 'fun', little did I know I was being used as a little slave, hahaha. I got my license 10 years ago at 22 years of age, (I had to wait for my older brother to get his ticket or I would have gotten it younger) so that makes me 32 years old. My dad still runs the company until he feels like retiring.

Sandro.

#37369 04/27/04 06:39 PM
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I got my masters at 45, am I the oldest [Linked Image] I had been in business for 15 years at that point though

#37370 04/27/04 07:42 PM
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[Linked Image] Bunch a babies! [Linked Image] Maybe I'll go for mine before I'm 90.

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