North Carolina Metal Erection Contractor License

"Metal Erection Contractor" covers: (i) the field fabrication, erection, repair and alteration of architectural and structural shapes, plates, tubing, pipe and bars, not limited to steel or aluminum, that are or may be used as structural members for buildings, equipment, and structure; and (ii) the layout, assembly and erection by welding, bolting or riveting such metal products as curtain walls, tanks of all types, hoppers, structural members for buildings, towers, stairs, conveyor frames, cranes and crane runways, canopies, carports, guard rails, signs, steel scaffolding as a permanent structure, rigging, flagpoles, fences, steel and aluminum siding, bleachers, fire escapes, and seating for stadiums, arenas, and auditoriums.

How to Get the NC Metal Erection Contractor’s License?

  1. Complete the Application for License to Practice General Contracting (Metal Erection) in the State of North Carolina and submit it to the board.
  2. The Board’s staff will review applications for completeness and compliance with licensing requirements. This process can typically take up to 2 or 3 weeks.
  3. If corrections or more information is required, the Board’s staff will email you.
  4. When you meet all requirements you will be mailed an exam eligibility letter (this letter would state that you can take the exam).
  5. You must schedule and take the exam (required books and related classes are listed below).
  6. After passing the exam(s), the testing company will notify the board.
  7. Once the Board gives final approval, the license is granted and assigned a license number.

Metal Erection Contractor Course

Metal Erection Contractor Exam

Metal Erection Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 2.5h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 65
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Metal Roofing and Siding
    • Reinforcing Steel
    • Safety - OSHA Subpart R
    • Safety - General
    • Steel Decks
    • Steel Joists and Girders
    • Welding
    • Bolting
    • Laws and Regulations
    • Liens
    • Metal Fencing

Metal Erection Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Metal Erection Contractor exam. Please keep in mind that although not all the books are allowed in the exam you will be tested on all the references. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA METAL ERECTION - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $463.34
  • NORTH CAROLINA METAL ERECTION - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $563.34

Metal Erection Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing