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Old 05-17-2018, 11:11 AM   #1
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Hello, looking for someone to point me in the right direction.

About 2 years ago I passed the General Contractors licensing test in California and replaced the qualifier of an existing incorporated company (boss wants to eventually retire and hand the keys over to me).

My question is, while retaining the qualifier status/RMO of the company I'm currently with, I would like to start a side business installing tile. Do I need to take the test for tile install or can I start another business using my g.c. qualifying status?

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Old 05-18-2018, 10:09 AM   #2
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Hello KCB_Eng,

You can apply for another license as long as you own at least 20% in both.

If your contracts for the new company will be solely for tile, you will need the C54 classification. A "B" contract must include at least two unrelated trades, and cannot be for a single trade.

You could apply to add the C54 to the current license, but you'd have to show at least four years of full time C54 experience and the cslb won't allow you to use the same four years of full time experience you used when you became the qualifier on the current corp license.

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Thank you!!

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hello kcb_eng,

you can apply for another license as long as you own at least 20% in both.

If your contracts for the new company will be solely for tile, you will need the c54 classification. A "b" contract must include at least two unrelated trades, and cannot be for a single trade.

You could apply to add the c54 to the current license, but you'd have to show at least four years of full time c54 experience and the cslb won't allow you to use the same four years of full time experience you used when you became the qualifier on the current corp license.
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Hi KCB! Saw your post on B license and taking over the business from your boss who is retiring. Would you or your boss be interested in being an RMO and qualifying a company for a B license? Let me know! Thanks!
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Hello KCB_Eng,

You can apply for another license as long as you own at least 20% in both.

If your contracts for the new company will be solely for tile, you will need the C54 classification. A "B" contract must include at least two unrelated trades, and cannot be for a single trade.

You could apply to add the C54 to the current license, but you'd have to show at least four years of full time C54 experience and the cslb won't allow you to use the same four years of full time experience you used when you became the qualifier on the current corp license.
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Let me know if I can help you two with the application and cslb red tape.
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is there a tel number for contractor talk that can guide me to find companies looking for qualifiers for electrical contracting

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