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Alabama Heavy Railroad Construction Contractor

  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • Please note that the Alabama Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.
  • Applicants must document at least 3 completed projects and 3 years of experience in the category for which they apply.
  • This license is required for work over $50,000.

    The Board requires applicants to complete an official financial statement form provided by the board which requires current financial information, less than 1 year old. It must be completed by a CPA and show that applicants meet the Board’s $10,000 minimum net worth AND working capital requirement. Maximum bid limits will be set depending on financial status.

  • There is no mandated bond or insurance requirements at this time.

The Heavy Railroad Construction license covers the installation and maintenance of railroads, railroad bridges, foundations, cofferdams, tunnels, pile driving, site-work, laying track, erosion and sedimentation control, and other aspects of railroad construction.

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Required Books 

The references listed below are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-992-1910.

The book Field Handbook for Concrete Railway Structures is out of print and no longer available, however all of the information contained in this book can be found in the Manual for Railway Engineering book, which is also required for this exam.

In addition to the Reference Materials listed on this page there is a downloadable document that is also needed to prepare for the exam. To view and/or print this document simply select the link.

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  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • Please note that the Alabama Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license.
  • Applicants must document at least 3 completed projects and 3 years of experience in the category for which they apply.
  • This license is required for work over $50,000.

    The Board requires applicants to complete an official financial statement form provided by the board which requires current financial information, less than 1 year old. It must be completed by a CPA and show that applicants meet the Board’s $10,000 minimum net worth AND working capital requirement. Maximum bid limits will be set depending on financial status.

  • There is no mandated bond or insurance requirements at this time.

The Heavy Railroad Construction license covers the installation and maintenance of railroads, railroad bridges, foundations, cofferdams, tunnels, pile driving, site-work, laying track, erosion and sedimentation control, and other aspects of railroad construction.

To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-334-272-5030.

The application fee is $300 and there is an additional $100 fee to be donated to construction education.

The application must be submitted to the board at least 30 days before the next board meeting, which are normally held in January, April, July, and October.

Important Contacts

To apply for an Electrical license,
and to register for the exam, contact:

Electrical Contractors Board
610 S. McDonough St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334)269-9990
www.aecb.state.al.us

To apply for a general contractors license, contact:

Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Dr.
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334)272-5030
To apply for a Plumbing or Gas Fitter license, contact:

Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
11 West Oxmoor, Ste104
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205)945-4857
www.pgfb.state.al.us

To apply for a HVAC license, contact:

Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
8 Commerce St. Ste 200
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334)241-0840 Phone
(334) 265-0570
To apply for a Residential license, contact:

Home Builders Licensure Board
445 Herron St.
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334)242-2230

To register for a Under Four Stories exam or the NASCLA exam contact:

PSI Licensure: Certification
ATTN: Examination Registration AL
3210 E Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267
www.psiexams.com
To register for an Electrical, Homebuilder or HVAC Exam Contact:

PROV
13614 Progress Blvd.
Alachua, FL 32615
866-720-7768

The State of Alabama has reciprocal agreements with Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. However, you must have held the license in these states for at least 3 consecutive years to qualify for reciprocity.

As of this time, there is no continuing education for this license.

  • The fee for the exam is $106./
  • The Alabama Heavy Railroad Construction exam has 50 questions and a time limit of 2 hours./
  • A 70% is required to pass. (35 correct)

    Topics on the exam include erosion and sedimentation control, track construction, concrete railway structures, safety, site-work, Alabama One Call, estimating, and welding.

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  • To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from the board. Then, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

We do not offer a preparation course for the Alabama Heavy Railroad Construction exam at this time. However, we do currently off a seminar to prepare you for the required Business Law and Management exam. Please contact us for additional information, 1-800-992-1910.