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Nevada General Engineering (A)

A General Engineering Contractor contracts to do fixed works, including irrigation, drainage, water supply, water power, flood control, harbors, railroads, highways, tunnels, airports and airways, sewers and sewage disposal systems, bridges, inland waterways, pipelines for transmission of petroleum and other liquid gaseous substances, refineries, chemical plants and industrial plants requiring a specialized engineering knowledge and skill, power plants, piers and foundations and structures or work incidental thereto.

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Required Books 

***IMPORTANT REFERENCE MATERIAL NOTICE *** Although there are several books listed as needed to prepare for this exam, only two of these books are actually allowed into the exam room. They are: Uniform Plumbing Code, 1997 NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 1996

NOTICE: In addition to the books listed under 'Reference Materials' on this page, there are additional documents needed to prepare for the exam. These may be viewed and downloaded by clicking the button following the title. Nevada One Call Click Here To Download. Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2001 Click Here To Download.

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The first step in the licensing process is to submit a completed application to the state licensing board to get approval to take the exam.

Applicants must be able to document a minimum of four (4) years of experience to qualify for a license.

All applicants must submit current financial statements to the state licensing board. Monetary limits are set based on financial standing. If seeking a financial limit less than $1,000,000 the statement must be compiled, reviewed or audited by a CPA. When seeking a monetary limit of $1,000,000 or more, the financial statement must be reviewed and audited by a CPA.

General Engineering Contractors must take the Contractor Management Survey Exam in addition to the trade exam in order to obtain this license.

A General Engineering Contractor contracts to do fixed works, including irrigation, drainage, water supply, water power, flood control, harbors, railroads, highways, tunnels, airports and airways, sewers and sewage disposal systems, bridges, inland waterways, pipelines for transmission of petroleum and other liquid gaseous substances, refineries, chemical plants and industrial plants requiring a specialized engineering knowledge and skill, power plants, piers and foundations and structures or work incidental thereto.

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100
www.nscb.state.nv.us

 

All contractors are required to obtain a bond. The amount of the bond ($1,000 - $500,000) is determined by the board based on license type, monetary limit, past, present, and future financial responsibility, experience and character of the applicant. It is possible to use a cash deposit that is held by the board, with a yearly $100 fee, in place of a bond. All contractors are required to carry worker’s compensation insurance.

LICENSING FEE: The application/licensing fee is $600.00

PROCESSING TIME: It takes approximately 2 weeks to receive an approval letter after submitting your application to the board. However, processing times vary depending on the time required to verify experience, financial statements, references and completing background checks.

 

Important Contacts

The Nevada State Contractors Board has been charged with regulating the construction industry. Applications for all types of contractor licenses may be obtained from:

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100
Nevada examinations are administered by:

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267 phone
702.932.2666 fax

The state of Nevada has a reciprocity agreement with California, Arizona, and Utah. There is no reciprocity for the plumbing and electrical trades. Applicants must have at least 7 years of experience and meet all licensing requirements.
Nevada currently does not require Continuing Education for this classification.
 PSI Licensure Certification administers the exam. It is an open-book, timed test with 100 questions and a 3-hour time limit. A score of at least 70% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $85 for a single exam and $130 for one trade exam plus the Contractor Management Survey Exam.

EXAM CONTENT: Sewers, Water and Piping, Gas and Liquid Fuel Piping, Paving, Excavation, Compaction and Grading, Safety Steel Piles, Concrete, Traffic Control, Welding, NV One-Call, Electrical Transmission Lines

We currently do not offer a seminar to help you prepare for this exam. However, our bookstore does carry all of the required reference materials. Book orders may be placed online or over the phone. We still have several seminars still under development, please continue to check back with us or call 1-800-992-1910 for more details.