North Carolina Railroad Construction Contractor License

"Railroad Construction Contractor" covers the building, construction and repair of railroad lines including: (i) the clearing and filling of rights of-way; (ii) shaping, compacting, setting, and stabilizing of road beds; (iii) setting ties, tie plates, rails, rail connectors, frogs, switch plates, switches, signal markers, retaining walls, dikes, fences, and gates; and (iv) Construction and repair of tool sheds and platforms.

How to Get the NC Railroad Contractor’s License?

  1. Complete the Application for License to Practice General Contracting (Railroad) 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.

Railroad Construction Contractor Course

Railroad Construction Contractor Exam

Railroad Construction Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
    • Track Construction
    • Concrete Railway Structures
    • Safety
    • Sitework
    • One Call
    • Laws and Regulations
    • Liens

Railroad Construction Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Railroad Construction 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 RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $571.07
  • NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $661.07

Railroad Construction Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing