Monday, January 27, 2020

Contractor Campus

Books & Classes for your Contractor's License

Article Index

Alabama Contractor Licenses Arizona Contractor Licenses Florida Contractor Licenses

1/3

Mississippi Contractor Licenses North Carolina Contractor Licenses South Carolina Contractor Licenses

2/3

West Virginia Contractor Licenses

3/3

Virginia Contractor Licenses

State Licenses

Select a license to view its requirements, definition, exams, books, and classes.

VA Alternative Energy System Contracting

The installation, repair or improvement, from the customer's meter, of alternative energy generation systems, supplemental energy systems and associated equipment annexed to real property. This service does not include the installation of emergency generators powered by fossil fuels. No other classification or specialty service provides this function. This specialty does not provide for electrical, plumbing, gas fitting, or HVAC functions.

  • OSHA
  • NFPA 70, 2011
  • Photovoltaic Systems, Third edition
  • Ugly’s Electrical References, 2011
  • NRCA Guidelines for Roof Systems with Rooftop Photovoltaic Components, 2012
  • Introduction to Wind Principles, 2011

VA Asphalt Paving and Sealcoating Contracting

Installation of asphalt paving or sealcoating, or both, on subdivision streets and adjacent intersections, driveways, parking lots, tennis courts, running tracks, and play areas, using materials and accessories common to the industry. This includes height adjustment of existing sewer manholes, storm drains, water valves, sewer cleanouts and drain grates, and all necessary excavation and grading. The H/H classification also provides for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011
  • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, 8th edition, 2011
  • Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook, 2000
  • Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2006, 3rd edition
  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2003

VA Billboard/Sign Contracting

The installation, repair, 7 improvement, or dismantling of any billboard or structural sign permanently annexed to real property. H/H and CBC are the classifications that can perform this work except that a contractor in this specialty may connect or disconnect signs to existing electrical circuits. No trade related plumbing, electrical, or HVAC work is included in this function.

  • OSHA
  • Engineering Sign Structures: An Introduction to Analysis and Design, 1998
  • Uniform Sign Code, 1997

VA Commercial Building Technical Contractor

construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition on real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person of commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and accessory use buildings or structures.

  • OSHA
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009
  • Technical Digest No. 9 – Handling and Erection of Steel, 3rd edition 2008
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition)
  • The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition
  • Roofing Construction & Estimating, 1995
  • Modern Masonry, 8th edition
  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2006, 2nd Edition
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011

VA Commercial Improvement Contracting

The service that provides for repair or improvement to structures not defined as dwellings and townhouses in the USBC. The CBC classification also provides for this function. The CIC classification does not provide for the construction of new buildings, accessory buildings, electrical, plumbing, HVAC or gas work.

  • OSHA
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1)
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • International Residential Code, 2012
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011
  • Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, 8th edition
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7 th Edition, 2014,

VA Concrete Contracting

includes finishing, coloring, curing, repairing, testing, sawing, grinding, grouting, placing of film barriers, sealing and waterproofing. Construction and assembling of forms, molds, slipforms, pans, centering, and the use of rebar is also included. The CBC, RBC, and H/H classifications also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1)
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • International Residential Code, 2012
  • ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14 (2011 or 2014)
  • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15 th Ed, 2011
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting,2011
  • Formwork for Concrete, 2005, 7th Edition
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9th Edition

VA Drywall Contracting

installation, taping, and finishing of drywall, panels and assemblies of gypsum wallboard, sheathing, and cementitious board and the installation of studs made of sheet metal for the framing of ceilings and nonstructural partitioning. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 2014 Edition
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • International Residential Code for One- and TwoFamily Dwellings, 2009

VA Electronic/Communication Service Contracting

installation, repair, improvement, or removal of electronic or communications systems annexed to real property including telephone wiring, computer cabling, sound systems, data links, data and network installation, television and cable TV wiring, antenna wiring, and fiber optics installation, all of which operate at 50 volts or less.

  • NFPA 70, 2011
  • American electricians handbook- 16th edition 2009
  • Telecommunications wiring- 2001, 3rd edition
  • Live Sound Reinforcement: (Mix Pro Audio Series), 1st Edition,
  • Data, Voice, and Video Cabling, 3rd edition
  • Antenna Toolkit, 2001, 2nd edition

VA Environmental Monitoring Well Contracting

service that provides for the construction of a well to monitor hazardous substances in the ground.

  • Groundwater & Wells, Robert Sterrett (Editor), 3rd Edition
  • ASTM D4448 - 01(2013) Standard Guide for Sampling Ground-Water Monitoring Wells
  • ASTM D5092 - 04(2010)e1 Standard Practice for Design and Installation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells
  • Design and Installation of Monitoring Wells; Number SESDGUID-101-R0, 2013
  • Recommended Procedures and Standards for Conducting a Water Table Study, December 2008
  • VA Waste Management Regulations 9VAC20-81-10 Definitions and 9VAC20-81-250 Groundwater Monitoring Program
  • Virginia Professional Excavator’s Manual, 2011

VA Environmental Specialties Contracting

installation, repair, removal, or improvement of pollution control and remediation devices. No other specialty provides this function. This specialty does not provide for electrical, plumbing, gas fitting, or HVAC functions.

  • OSHA
  • Brownfields Road Map to Understanding Options for Site Investigation and Cleanup, 5 th edition,
  • Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Soils Treatment Technologies, May 1997
  • VA Hazardous Waste Management Regulations 9VAC20-60, Final Regulations, July 2004
  • EPA SW846 Hazardous Waste Test Methods, 3rd edition
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 262, Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 264, Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Law and Regulations and Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Stormwater Management Certification Regulations, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Training Services, 2013

VA Equipment and Machinery Contracting

the installation or removal of equipment or machinery including conveyors or heavy machinery. Boilers exempted by the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (13VAC5-63) but regulated by the Department of Labor and Industry are also included in this specialty. This specialty does not provide for any electrical, plumbing, process piping or HVAC functions.

  • OSHA
  • VA Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules and Regulations, 16 VAC 25-50-10, July 2003
  • ASME B20.1-2012 Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment, 2012
  • Low Pressure Boilers,2019
  • Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013
  • Pump Handbook, 2007
  • Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations, 2009, 5th edition

VA Farm Improvement Contracting

installation, repair or improvement of a nonresidential farm building or structure, or nonresidential farm accessory-use structure, or additions thereto. The CBC classification also provides for this function. The FIC specialty does not provide for any electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or gas fitting functions.

  • OSHA
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Ed, 2011
  • Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter, 8th Edition
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts, 2011,
  • Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2013 (updated March 2015)

VA Finish Carpentry Contracting

installation, repair, and finishing of cabinets, sash casing, door casing, wooden flooring baseboards, countertops, and other millwork. Finish carpentry does not include the installation of ceramic tile, marble, and artificial or cultured stone. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Finish Carpenter's Manual, Jim Tolpin, 1993
  • The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction, 2001

VA Fire Alarm Systems Contracting

the installation, repair, or improvement of fire alarm systems that operate at 50 volts or less. The ELE classification also provides for this function. A firm with an FAS license is responsible for meeting all applicable tradesman licensure standards.

  • NFPA 70, 2011
  • Nfpa 72, 2013

VA Fire Suppression Contracting

installation, repair, improvement, or removal of fire suppression systems including halon and other gas systems, dry chemical systems, and carbon dioxide systems annexed to real property. No other classification provides for this function. The FSP specialty does not provide for the installation, repair, or maintenance of water sprinkler systems.

  • NFPA 72, 2010
  • NFPA 10, 2007
  • NFPA 11, 2005
  • NFPA 12, 2008
  • NFPA 17, 2009
  • NFPA 17A, 2009
  • NFPA 96, 2011
  • NFPA 2001, 2008
  • NFPA 12A, 2009
  • International Mechanical Code, 2012

VA Flooring and Floor Covering Contracting

the installation, repair, improvement, or removal of materials that are common in the flooring industry. This includes wood and wood composite flooring, tack strips or other products used to secure carpet, vinyl and linoleum, ceramic, marble, stone, and all other types of tile, and includes the installation or replacement of subflooring, leveling products, or other materials necessary to facilitate the installation of the flooring or floor covering. This does not 9 include the installation, repair, or removal of floor joists or other structural components of the flooring system. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

  • Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), with latest available amendments, 866-512- 1800
  • ANSI A108/A118/A136.1:2017, American National Standard Specifications for the Installation of Ceramic Tile, 2017
  • Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation, 2017
  • Stanley Complete Flooring, 2008, 1st edition
  • Hardwood Floors: Laying, Sanding, and Finishing, Don Bollinger, 1990
  • Builder’s Guide to Floors, Peter Fleming, 1997
  • Setting Tile, 1995

VA Framing Subcontractor

the service which, while serving in the role of a subcontractor to a licensed prime contractor, provides for the construction, removal, repair, or improvement to any framing or rough carpentry necessary for the construction of framed structures, including the installation and repair of individual components of framing systems. The RBC and CBC classifications also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • International Residential Code for One- and TwoFamily Dwellings, 2009
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010

VA Glass and Glazing Contracting

the installation, assembly, repair, improvement, or removal of all makes and kinds of glass, glass work, mirrored glass, and glass substitute for glazing; executes the fabrication and glazing of frames, panels, sashes and doors, or installs these items in any structure. The specialty includes the installation of standard methods of weatherproofing, caulking, glazing, sealants, and adhesives. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function

  • OSHA
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • Glass Association of North America Glazing Manual
  • Guide to the Glass and Glazing Requirements of the Model Building Codes, 2016

VA Highway Heavy Contracting

those individuals whose contracts include construction,repair, improvement, or demolition of the following:

  • Bridges
  • Railroads
  • Dams
  • Roads
  • Drainage systems
  • Runways
  • Foundations
  • Streets
  • Parking lots
  • Structural signs and lights
  • Public transit systems
  • Tanks
  • OSHA
  • National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), 2012
  • Excavation and Grading Handbook, Nick Capachi, 2006, 3rd edition
  • Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook, Shoemaker and Mack, 13th edition (2017) edition
  • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Robert L. Peurifoy, 8th edition, 2010
  • Design and Construction of Large, Welded, LowPressure Storage Tanks - API Standard 620, 2008, 11th edition, OR Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low-Pressure Storage Tanks - API Standard 620, 2013, 12th edition with Addendums through April 2018
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts, 2011
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Ed, 2011
  • Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook, 2000
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9th Edition
  • Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction, Marco D. Boscardin, 1999
  • Formwork for Concrete, 2005, 7th Edition
  • Storm Water Management for Construction Activities - Summary Guidance, 1992
  • The Practical Guide to Railway Engineering, 2003, 2nd edition
  • PVC Pipe - Design and Installation - AWWA Manual M23, 2 nd Edition, 2002
  • Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports (AC 150/5370-10F), 2011
  • Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013
  • DIPRA Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2007
  • International Plumbing Code, 2012 Edition
  • Manual of Cross-Connection Control, 2009, 10th edition
  • Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations, W.E. Rossnagel, 2009, 5th edition

VA Home Improvement Contracting

repairs or improvements to dwellings and townhouses as defined in the USBC or structures annexed to those dwellings or townhouses as defined in the USBC. The RBC classification also provides for this function. The HIC specialty does not provide for electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or gas fitting functions. It does not include new construction functions beyond the existing building structure other than decks, patios, driveways, and utility out buildings that do not require a permit per the USBC.

  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1)
  • International Residential Code, 2012
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016
  • ASCC-1(05): The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition
  • Craftsman's Manual and Textbook, 8th edition, 1995
  • Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition
  • Standard Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Siding and Soffit - ASTM D 4756 - 06,2006
  • Insulation Handbook, 2000
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 2014 Edition
  • Finish Carpenters’ Manual, 1993
  • ANSI A117.1-2017 Accessible and Usable Buildings andFacilities

VA Industrialized Building Contracting

installation or removal of an industrialized building as defined in the Virginia Industrialized Building Safety Regulations (13 VAC 5-91). This classification covers foundation work in accordance with the provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (13 VAC 5-63) and allows the licensee to complete internal tie-ins of plumbing, gas, electrical, and HVAC systems. It does not allow for installing additional plumbing, gas, electrical, or HVAC work such as installing the service meter, or installing the outside compressor for the HVAC system. The CBC and RBC classifications also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition
  • International Building Code, 2012
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Ed,2011
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9thEdition
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts,2011
  • Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing,Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2013
  • Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations, W.E. Rossnagel, 2009, 5th edition
  • ASME B30.10 - Hooks, 2009
  • ASME B30.3 – Construction Tower Cranes, 2009
  • ASME B30.4 – Portal and Pedestal Cranes, 2010
  • ASME B30.5 – Mobile and Locomotive Cranes, 2011
  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and JoistGirders, 3rd Edition
  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2006,2nd Edition

VA Insulation and Weather Stripping Contracting

installation, repair, improvement, or removal of materials classified as insulating media used for the sole purpose of temperature control or sound control of residential and commercial buildings. It does not include the insulation of mechanical equipment and ancillary lines and piping. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

  • OSHA
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010
  • Insulation Handbook, 2000

VA Landscape Irrigation Contracting

installation, repair, improvement, or removal of irrigation sprinkler systems or outdoor sprinkler systems. The PLB and H/H classifications also provide for this function. This specialty may install backflow prevention devices incidental to work in this specialty when the installer has received formal vocational training approved by the board that included instruction in the installation of backflow prevention devices.

    • Simplified Irrigation Design, Pete Melby, 1995

VA Landscaping Service Contracting

the alteration or improvement of a land area not related to any other classification or service activity by means of excavation, clearing, grading, construction of retaining walls for landscaping purposes, or placement of landscaping timbers. This specialty may remove stumps and roots below grade.

      • OSHA
      • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts,2011
      • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods,Robert L. Peurifoy, 8th edition, 2010
      • Excavation and Grading Handbook, Nick Capachi, 2006, 3rd edition
      • Soils and Foundations, Cheng Liu and Jack B. Evett,8th Edition
      • Landscape Construction, David Sauter, 3rd edition
      • Fences and Retaining Walls, William McElroy, 1990

VA Marine Facility Contracting

the construction, repair, improvement, or removal of any structure the purpose of which is to provide access to, impede, or alter a body of surface water. The CBC and H/H classifications also provide for this function. The MCC specialty does not provide for the construction of accessory structures or electrical, HVAC or plumbing functions.

      • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Robert L. Peurifoy, 8th edition, 2010
      • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9th edi
      • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition
      • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary

VA Masonry Contracting

the installation of brick, concrete block, stone, marble, slate or other units and products common to the masonry industry, including mortarless type masonry products. This includes installation of grout, caulking, tuck pointing, sand blasting, mortar washing, parging, and cleaning and welding of reinforcement steel related to masonry construction. The CBC and RBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

      • OSHA
      • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition
      • International Building Code, 2012
      • Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, 8th edition
      • Indiana Limestone Handbook, 22nd edition, 2007
      • Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Masonry Buildings, October 1998

VA Painting and Wallcovering Contracting

the application of materials common to the painting and decorating industry for protective or decorative purposes, the installation of surface coverings such as vinyls, wall papers, and cloth fabrics. This includes surface preparation, caulking, sanding and cleaning preparatory to painting or coverings and includes both interior and exterior surfaces. The CBC and RBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

      • OSHA
      • PDCA Craftsman's Manual and Textbook, 8th edition,1995
      • Paint Contractor's Manual

VA Recreational Facility Contracting

the construction, repair, or improvement of any recreational facility, excluding paving and the construction of buildings, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC functions. The CBC classification also provides for this function.

      • OSHA
      • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1)
      • International Building Code, 2012
      • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010,
      • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th edi, 2011
      • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011
      • Simplified Irrigation Design, Pete Melby, 1995
      • Landscaping Principles & Practices, 2004, 6th Edition
      • Landscape Construction, David Sauter, 3rd edition, 2010
      • Fences and Retaining Walls, William McElroy, 1990

VA Refrigeration Contracting

installation, repair, or removal of any refrigeration equipment (excluding HVAC equipment). No electrical, plumbing, gas fitting, or HVAC functions are provided by this specialty. This specialty is intended for those contractors who repair or install coolers, refrigerated casework, ice-making machines, drinking fountains, cold room equipment, and similar hermetic refrigeration equipment. The HVAC classification also provides for this function.

      • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th edition, 2014
      • International Mechanical Code, 2012

VA Residential Building Contracting

construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition on real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person of dwellings and townhouses, as defined in the USBC, including accessory buildings or structures on such property.

        NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business Law and Project Management, Virginia, 8th edition Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition(Part 1)
      • OSHA
      • Form 300 - Log and Summary of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
      • OSHA
      • Form Number 301
      • VA Workers’ Compensation Act, Title 65.1.
      • Form I-9, Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
      • OSHA
      • Part 1926
      • Builders Guide to Accounting, 2001
      • Construction Contracting, 2005, 7th Edition
      • VA Job Safety and Health Protection Poster
      • International Residential Code, 2012
      • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010
      • Builders Technical Supplement, 2011

VA Roofing Contracting

installation, repair, removal or improvement of materials common to the industry that form a watertight, weather resistant surface for roofs and decks. This includes roofing system components when installed in conjunction with a roofing project, application of dampproofing or waterproofing, and installation of roof insulation panels and other roof insulation systems above roof deck. The CBC and RBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function

      • OSHA
      • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012
      • International Building Code, 2012
      • International Residential Code, 2012
      • Roofing Construction & Estimating, 1995
      • NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep Slope Roof Systems,2017
      • NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roofing Systems, 2019

VA Steel Erection Contracting

The fabrication and erection of structural steel shapes and plates, regardless of shape or size, to be used as structural members, or tanks, including any related riveting, welding, and rigging. This specialty includes the fabrication, placement and tying of steel reinforcing bars, rods, and post-tensioning to reinforce concrete buildings and structures. The RBC, CBC, and H/H classifications also provide for this function.

      • OSHA
      • Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations, W.E. Rossnagel, 2009, 5th Edition
      • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices,2011, 9th Edition
      • Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013
      • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2006
      • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition

VA Swimming Pool Construction Contracting

construction, repair, improvement or removal of in-ground swimming pools. The CBC and RBC classifications and the RFC specialty also provide for this function. No trade related plumbing, electrical, backflow or HVAC 12 work is included in this specialty

      • Certified Pool-Spa Operator Handbook, 2014
      • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Ed
      • Guide to Shotcrete, 2005
      • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011
      • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9th Edition

VA Tile, Marble, Ceramic, and Terrazzo Contracting

the preparation, fabrication, construction, and installation of artificial marble, burned clay tile, ceramic, terrazzo, encaustic, faience, quarry, semi-vitreous, cementitious board, and other tile, excluding hollow or structural partition tile. The RBC and CBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

      • OSHA
      • ANSI A108/A118/A136.1:2017, American National Standard Specifications for the Installation of Ceramic Tile, 2017
      • Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation, 2017
      • Setting Tile, 1995
      • Terrazzo Specification and Design Guide

VA Underground Utility and Excavating Contracting

The construction, repair, improvement, or removal of main sanitary sewer collection systems, main water distribution systems, storm sewer collection systems, and the continuation of utility lines from the main systems to a point of termination up to and including the meter location for the individual occupancy, sewer collection systems at property line, or residential or single-occupancy commercial properties, or on multi-occupancy properties at manhole or wye lateral extend to an invert elevation as engineered to accommodate future building sewers, water distribution systems, or storm sewer collection systems at storm sewer structures. This specialty may install empty underground conduits in rights-of-way, easements, platted rights-of-way in new site development, and sleeves for parking lot crossings if each conduit system does not include installation of any conductor wiring or connection to an energized electrical system

      • OSHA
      • VA positive response codes
      • VA underground utitlity damage prevention act
      • Design and construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems, 1992
      • Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2007 (revised 2016)
      • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Robert L. Peurifoy, 8 th edition, 2010
      • Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook, 2000
      • PVC Pipe - Design and Installation - AWWA Manual M23, 2 nd Edition, 2002
      • International Plumbing Code, 2012 Edition
      • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, 2011
      • Virginia Underground Marking Standards, 2014
      • Virginia Professional Excavators Manual, 2014

VA Vessel Construction Contracting

the construction, repair, improvement, or removal of nonresidential vessels, tanks, or piping that hold or convey fluids other than sanitary, storm, waste, or potable water supplies. The H/H classification also provides for this function.

      • OSHA
      • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011
      • Modern Welding, 11th edition, 2013
      • Handbook of Rigging for Construction and Industrial Operations, 2009, 5th edition