State Electrical Board Announces Enforcement Actions Against Acton Electrician
Christopher McDonough fined $1,200 for unlicensed work.
The Board of State Examiners of Electricians announced last week enforcement actions against the following individual:
Christopher A. McDonough, Acton, MA: The Board entered into a consent agreement with McDonough resolving allegations that he engaged in the unlicensed practice of electrical work. An investigation by the Board found that McDonough performed electrical work following the expiration of his license, and that he was advertising and engaging in the practice of electrical work under an unlicensed business name “CAM Electric.” In addition, the Board also found that McDonough failed to properly obtain a permit for a job in Littleton. Under the terms of the agreement, McDonough paid a $1,200 fine.
The primary mission of the Board of State Examiners of Electricians is to protect the citizens of Massachusetts by establishing minimum standards for persons performing electrical installations. The Board licenses approximately 34,238 individuals in the electrical profession, including master electricians, journeyman electricians, systems contractors and systems technicians. The Board also assists local wiring inspectors in mediating code disputes with licensees.
The Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) is a regulatory agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. The agency is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance and the integrity of the licensing process for approximately 365,000 licensees in trades and professions under the jurisdiction of 31 boards of registration. Effective August 1, 2012, DPL also licenses and regulates private occupational schools.
Consumers are urged to visit the DPL’s web site at www.mass.gov/dpl and select the “Check a Professional’s License” link to determine whether a professional with whom they may do business is licensed and in good standing. Follow DPL on Twitter @MassDPL.