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West Virginia Contractor Licenses

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State Licenses

Accessibility Technician (Business Exam Only)

Specialists in the design of products and environments for people with disabilities. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Asbestos Removal (Business Exam Only)

Proper removal of Asbestos infested areas including work incidental to the removal. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Asphalt (Business Exam Only)

Business is to proportion, mix, and place base materials, and place paving and surfacing consisting of graded mineral aggregates bonded with asphalt or bituminous materials so that a firm smooth surface suitable for driveways, parking areas, and play areas is obtained and work incidental to paving and surfacing. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Cable (Business Exam Only)

Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Cable Television (Business Exam Only)

Installation, repair, alteration, extension, and excavation for public and private cable television and similar communications systems, being limited to the transmission and distribution lines, including valves, meters, and similar equipment and components incidental thereto, in compliance with the building code and other applicable codes and regulations. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Carpet Installation (Business Exam Only)

Install Carpets. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Caulking (Business Exam Only)

Seal joints or seams against leakage in various structures and piping. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Ceilings (Business Exam Only)

Installation, and application of acoustic or fire-retardant acoustic material or plastic material to ceilings and existing supporting members by mechanical or adhesive methods. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Communication & Sound (Business Exam Only)

Install electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways, conduit, circuits, equipment and fiber optics (transmission of light over stranded glass) or any portion of these not to exceed a number of volts, when those items are for the purpose of transmitting data, proprietary video (satellite systems which are not part of a community antenna television or radio distribution system), central vacuum, electrical locks, private telephone, intercom, and public address systems. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Concrete

Installation and repair of concrete, concrete reinforcing materials, concrete products and accessories common to the industry, including the forming, pouring, and finishing of concrete structures.

Crane (Operator(s) must be certified) (Business Exam Only)

Properly and safely operate a crane. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Decks (Business Exam Only)

Install decks of marine nature, and other operations necessary for the safe construction of these structures. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Demolition (Business Exam Only)

Demolition and removal of structures, such as dwellings, commercial buildings and foundations. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Doors (Business Exam Only)

Installation or design of exterior door and associated accessories. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Drilling (Business Exam Only)

Core concrete, asphalt or any masonry combination, where coring is done on any structural member of a building or structure. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Drywall (Business Exam Only)

Installation of drywall, gypsum, wallboard panels and assemblies, and work incidental to the installation. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Electrical

Install, erect, repair or alter electrical equipment for the generation, transmission or utilization of electrical energy and work incidental to the undertaking.

Elevator Mechanic (Business Exam Only)

Installation, maintenance, repair, alteration, and extension of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, and conveyors. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Environmental/Hazardous Waste (Business Exam Only

Properly remove any hazardous waste or material harmful to the environment. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Excavation

installation and repair of earthen material by digging or compacting the material for a fill or trench and work incidental to the undertaking.

Fencing (Business Exam Only)

Installation and repair of all types of fences. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Finished Carpentry (Business Exam Only)

Install finished wood products. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Floor Covering (Business Exam Only)

Fabrication and application of floor surface materials. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Foundation Support Systems (Business Exam Only

Formation and excavation for foundations, the placing of reinforcing steel therein, and all concrete work necessary and incidental thereto in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore, and in compliance with the building code and other applicable codes and regulations. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

General Building

Principal business is in connection with any structures built, being built or to be built for the support, shelter and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels or movable property of any kind, requiring in the construction the use of more than two contractor classifications, or a person who supervises the whole or any part of the construction.

General Engineering

Principal business is in connection with public or private works projects.

Glass & Glazing (Business Exam Only)

Install all makes and kinds of glass and glasswork and execute the glazing of frames, panels, sash and door and holding metal frames, ornamental decoration, mirrors, tub and shower enclosures. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Gutters (Business Exam Only)

Construction and repair for gutters and other necessary, incidental, and related appurtenances. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

HVAC

Install or repair heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment or systems to heat, cool or ventilate residential and commercial structures or work incidental to the installation or repair.

Highway Striping (Business Exam Only)

Incidental striping, pavement markings, signage, wheel stops and minor surface repair. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Instrumentation (Business Exam Only)

Monitor atmospheric and environmental changes in industrial areas and buildings. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Insulation (Business Exam Only)

Installation, and application of thermal or fire-retardant materials to and within existing walls, floors, and ceilings by mechanical or adhesive methods, in such manner that, under an agreed specification, satisfactory insulation can be accomplished. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Journeyman Plumber (Business Exam Only)

May only work in the employ of a Plumbing Contractor holding a certificate of competency to install, maintain, repair, alter or extend plumbing, septic tanks, drainage and supply wells, swimming pool and piping or solar heating systems and all appurtenances.This license only requires the business exam. The scope of work provided is just a guide. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Land Clearing (Business Exam Only)

Develop a site or area of land for construction or other intended purposes. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Landscaping (Business Exam Only)

Preparation and alteration of land for horticulture and arboriculture and work incidental to the undertaking. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Locksmith (Business Exam Only)

Install, repair, and adjust locks. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Low Voltage Systems (Under 50 Volts) (Business Exam Only)

Installation, repair or maintenance of communication, monitoring, security, sound, and other systems utilizing low voltage electric currents, the system's directly related wiring, and work incidental to the installation or repair. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Manufactured Home Installation

Installation of manufactured homes, as that term is defined by W. Va. Code ยง21-9-1, including soil analysis, site preparation, construction of the foundation system, placement of the manufactured home, connection of the utilities, anchoring, ground moisture control, and finish carpentry.

Masonry

Installation of brick, concrete block, stone, marble, slate or other units and products common to the masonry industry, with or without mortar and work incidental to the installation

Multifamily

Construction, repair or improvement of a multifamily residential structure or work incidental to the construction, maintenance or repair.

Painting (Business Exam Only)

Qualified to prepare surfaces and to apply paints, coatings and other finishes. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Piping

Installation of process, power plant, air, oil, gasoline, chemical or other kinds of piping; and boilers and pressure vessels using joining methods of thread, weld, solvent weld or mechanical methods or work incidental to the installation.

Plastering (Business Exam Only)

Qualified to coat surfaces with a mixture of sand or other aggregate gypsum plaster, portland cement plaster or quick-lime plaster and water, or any natural or synthetic materials as to create a permanent surface coating. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Plumbing

Installation, maintenance, extension and alteration of piping, plumbing fixtures, plumbing appliances and plumbing appurtenances, venting systems and public or private water supply systems within or adjacent to any building or structure

Pressure Washing / Sandblasting (Business Exam Only)

The cleaning of surfaces by pneumatic sandblasting or pressure washing in preparation for waterproofing or paint, engraving, cutting, or cleaning glass or stone, and removing scale from metals. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Remodeling & Repair

Primary business is all general remodeling, additions, and repairs to existing structures requiring the use of two or more unrelated trades and work incidental to the trades where the cost of the undertaking does not exceed $40,000.00.

Residential

Construction, repair or improvement of real property used as, or intended to be used for, residential occupancy or work incidental to the construction or repair.

Residential Pools (Business Exam Only)

Construction, service, and repair of residential swimming pools and spas, with or without solar heating devices, and work incidental to the construction or repair. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Roofing (Business Exam Only)

Install a watertight covering to roof surfaces by use of, but not limited to, cedar, cement, metal, composition shingles, wood shakes, cement and clay tile, built-up roofing, single ply, fluid-type roofing systems, and other acceptable roofing materials including spray urethane foam, asphalt, and the application of protective or reflective roof, or both, deck coatings, sheet metal when in conjunction with a roofing project, application of damp-proofing and/or waterproofing, installation of roof insulation panels and other roof insulation systems and work incidental to the installation. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Septic & Sewer Systems (Business Exam Only)

Build and repair sewage collection and disposal systems in accordance with local plumbing and building codes. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Sheet Metal (Business Exam Only)

Installation, dismantling, conditioning, adjustment, insulation, alteration, repair, servicing, or design, when not prohibited by law, of ferrous or nonferrous metal work. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Siding (Business Exam Only)

Fabrication, construction, and/or installation of wood, aluminum, steel, or vinyl siding and work incidental to the installation. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Sign Installation (No Electrical) (Business Exam Only

Install any outside display of letters, characters, ornamentations or illustrations that do not include the incorporation of any electrical work in their manufacture, erection or fabrication. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Soil Stabilization (Business Exam Only)

Compact fill in surrounding buildings, bridges and trenches. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Sprinklers & Fire Protection

Installation, repair or maintenance of fire suppression systems, including water sprinkler and chemical systems, and work incidental to the installation or repair.

Steel Erection

Erection of structural steel connected, attached or joined by riveting, welding, rigging, or fastening devices, for buildings and other structures, and work incidental to the erection.

Storage Tank Removal (Business Exam Only)

Removal of storage tanks and any work incidental to the removal. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Stucco (Business Exam Only)

Coat surfaces with a mixture of sand or other aggregate gypsum plaster, portland cement or quicklime and water, or any combination of such material as to create a permanent surface coating. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Tile Installation (Business Exam Only)

Install, repair, maintain, and replace, all types of hard tile for both interior and exterior waterproofing and cosmetic purposes. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Utilities (Water & Sewer)

Installation of water and sewer lines on private projects and work incidental to the installation.

Water Well Drilling (Business Exam Only)

Drilling holes in the earth's surface for the purpose of reaching a groundwater source. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Welding (Business Exam Only)

Fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by using high heat to melt the parts together and allowing them to cool causing fusion. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

Window Installation (Business Exam Only)

Install, repair, replace or alter windows, and hardware in connection therewith. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

WV HVAC Technician (Business Exam Only)

Repair AC/refrigeration, heating, ventilation systems, duct systems, warm air systems, low pressure boiler, unfired pressure vessel systems, solar heating, cooling systems, and related appurtenances unlimited in horsepower and tonnage. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

WV Residential HVAC Technician (Business Exam Only)

Repair AC/refrigeration, heating, ventilation systems, duct systems, warm air systems, low pressure boiler, unfired pressure vessel systems, solar heating, cooling systems, and related appurtenances to a limited tonnage. Please submit your scope of work to the Division of Labor and they will inform you which classification to apply for.

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