Patrick Ouillette, P.E.


Patrick Ouillette, P.E., is a certified teacher by the Maine Department of Education in the areas of electricity and electronics, and has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Maine Community College System, working as a National Electrical Code® instructor. He has conducted NEC® training for major industries in Maine, such as Bath Iron Works (shipbuilders for the U.S. Navy) and Maine Yankee Atomic Power. Mr. Ouillette has broad electrical experience, having been involved in the design, installation, and inspection of industrial, commercial, and residential electrical systems. He has held a Maine Master Electrician’s license since 1973.

Mr. Ouillette has been employed in the position of State Electrical Inspector for the Maine Electricians’ Examining Board for more than 10 years and currently holds the position of Senior State Electrical Inspector. He has also owned and operated an engineering consulting business, Novel Engineering, since 1995. He has authored several texts concerned with changes in the NEC® beginning with Revisions for the 1996 National Electrical Code®.

Mr. Ouillette is the author of Significant Changes of the 2008 National Electrical Code® and Significant Changes of the 2011 National Electrical Code®, published by American Technical Publishers, Inc. Mr. Ouillette holds a BS degree in Electrical Technology from Thomas A. Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey and has been registered as a Professional Engineer in Maine since 1995, having tested in the electrical engineering discipline.