West Virginia Excavation Contractor License

"Excavation Contractor" means a contractor whose primary business is the installation, alteration, and repair of earthen material by digging, trenching, grading, or compacting the material for a cut, fill, grade, or trench and work incidental to the undertaking, including the installation, alteration, and repair of crib walls, gabion walls, and other devices not to exceed six (6) feet in height for the purpose of controlling the movement of earthen materials.

Excavation Contractor Courses

Excavation Contractor Exams

Excavation Contractor Trade Exams

  • Testing Method: Computer-based or Paper/Pencil; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • General Knowledge
    • Survey & Layout
    • Excavation
    • Clearing & Grubbing
    • Dewatering
    • Grading
    • Safety
    • Estimating & Plan Reading
    • Equipment
  • Percentage of Questions by Book:
    • International Building Code: 18%
    • Study Guide for Excavation Contractors: 82%

Excavation Contractor Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer based or Paper/Pencil; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Business Organization
    • Contracts
    • Estimating and Bidding
    • Financial Management
    • Labor Law
    • Licensing
    • Lien Law
    • Project Management
    • Risk Management
    • Safety-OSHA
    • Tax Law

Excavation Contractor Book Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Excavation Contractor and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • WEST VIRGINIA EXCAVATION BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $340.03
  • WEST VIRGINIA EXCAVATION BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $370.03

Excavation Contractor Trade Books

Excavation Contractor Business and Law Books