Joe Tedesco


Joe was a Director, Senior Electrical Code Instructor for National Technology Transfer, Inc. and American Trainco, Inc.

He developed and presented NEC, Grounding and Bonding, and Building Electrical Inspection seminars. He presented over 300 on site seminars for major corporations.

Joe was the Codes, Standards and Seminar Specialist for the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and was a lead instructor.

Joe edited the IAEI News columns, articles, Soares Grounding book, One and Two Family Dwellings, Ferm’s Fast Finder Index, and served on the Educational Testing Service Electrical Advisory Test Writing Committee for licensing examinations. 

He was an alternate member of the NEC Technical Correlating Committee, and a member of CMP 20.

He wrote test questions for the NCPCCI on the subject of Article 680 swimming pools, and was also a member of that committee.

He was an Electrical Field Service Specialist for the National Fire Protection Association in Quincy, MA, presented seminars on the NEC, and attended electrical industry meetings Nationwide.

Joe provided informal interpretations on the NEC as a NFPA Staff liaison National Electrical Code, and the Electrical Equipment of Industrial Machinery, NFPA 79.

Joe ran his own business as an NEC Consultant, and is a Massachusetts Licensed Master Electrician and Journeyman Electrician.

Joe wrote for EC&M Magazine, for CodeWatch, an Internet Publication for over 15 years.

Electrical Inspector, One and Two Family 2A
Electrical Inspector, General 2B
Electrical Inspector, Plan Review 2C
International Association of Electrical Inspectors
December 1979

Massachusetts Licensed Master and Journeyman Electrician
Instructor for Woburn School of Electrical Code and Theory:




Completed continuing education training programs in building inspection, electrical inspection, safety and electrical design at: Northeastern University, Fitchburg State College, Trenton State College, Rutgers State College, Pasadena City College, University of California, University of Connecticut, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, National Fire Protection Association, and International Conference of Building Officials.


Author and Editor


Author: Basic Checklists for Building Electrical Inspections, How to Recognize Electrical Code Violations, 1990 NEC Summary and Update Review Study Guide. Associate Editor: 1984 NFPA National Electrical Code Handbook, Co-author: IAEI One and Two Family Dwelling Electrical Systems, 1990 Co-author: IAEI Analysis of the 1993 National Electrical Code, Co-author: IAEI 1993 Ferm’s Fast Finder Index Contributing editor: IAEI 1993 Soares Book on Grounding.


Technical Publications


Edited Basic Wiring, Creative Home Owner Press, Do Your Own Wiring, Popular Science Books, Electrical Wiring, Time Life Books, St. Remy Press, Questions and Answers for Electricians Examinations, Audel Guide to the 1987 National Electrical Code, Audel Electrical Course for Apprentices and Journeymen, Audel Practical Electricity, Audel Electrical Products Education Course, NAED Illustrated Encyclopedic Dictionary for Electricians, Delmar Code Forum Articles, What’s Wrong Here? EC&M Magazine, CEE News and EC&M Electrical Code Violations Illustrated, Code Watch, Penton Publishing Co. Wiring Simplified 1999 NEC, Parks Publishing Company


Computer Skills PC and Macintosh based software: MS Office Professional (MS Word, and Power Point)


Member: NFPA and IAEI


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