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Virginia Equipment/Machinery Contracting

Equipment/Machinery Contracting means that service which provides for the installation or removal of equipment or machinery including but not limited to conveyors ir heavy machinery. Boilers exempted by the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code 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.

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Required Books 

The references listed below are allowed to be used during the exam and are used in our preparation seminar and home-study courses. 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.

**In addition to the listed referenes one title is unavailable: 

Pump Handbook, 2007, Karassik, Messina, Cooper, and Heald, McGraw-Hill

 

 

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Additional Services

NOTICE: Effective March 1, 2016, all Contractor Specialty examinations will require pre-approval from DPOR prior to taking the examination. For more information please contact the Board for Contractors Licensing Section directly at (804) 367-8511.

As of 8/21/06, the Designated Employee or a member of Responsible Management of all contractors applying for initial licensure (for an entity that is not currently licensed) must successfully complete an 8-hour business class approved by the Board for Contractors.

This applies to Class-A, Class-B & Class-C Contractors. (Please note that individuals applying for a Class C license; A Owner/Officer/Partner of the Company must be the person to take the required 8-hour Business Course required by the Board.)

Effective December 1, 2012, contractors will be required to take technical exams for the specialties they put on their license. This applies to Class A, B and C licenses. Contact the Virginia Board for Contractors for more information.

Equipment/Machinery Contracting means that service which provides for the installation or removal of equipment or machinery including but not limited to conveyors ir heavy machinery.  Boilers exempted by the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code 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.

To apply for a license, contact:

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400

Richmond, Virginia 23233

(804)367-8511
Virginia currently does not have reciprocity with any state for this classification.
Virginia currently does NOT require Continuing Education for this classification.

The exam is administered by PSI. The exam is 40 questions, open book, Multiple Choice, 90 Minutes and a 70% is required to pass.

Exam Subject areas include Boilers General Knowledge, Controls, Boiler Fittings and Accessories, Pumps, Safety, Boiler Testing and Troubleshooting, Hoisting and Rigging, Conveying Equipment and Welding.

American Contractors is currently developing a Home-Study course for individuals wishing to take and pass the Virginia Equipment/Machinery Contractor exam. Please contact us at (800) 992-1910 for more information