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Virginia Highway / Heavy Contractor

Highway/Heavy Contractors (H/H) means those individuals whose contracts include construction, repair, improvement, or demolition of the following: bridges, dams, drainage systems, foundations, parking lots, public transit systems, railroads, roads, runways, street, structural signs and lights, and tanks.

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Required Books 

The references listed are allowed to be used during the exam and are used in our seminar. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted.

They are available for purchase calling 1-800-992-1910.

This course has an extensive book list; book rental for this classification ONLY is available on a first come first serve basis. Please contact Lynn at extension 103 for more information.

There are additional downloadable documents that you can print free of charge or we will do so for you, for a nominal fee. They are:

Jacked Tunnel -the print edition is discontinued, this title is no longer available for resale through booksellers.  Students have the option to purchase the e-book directly through the ASCE Library website at http://ascelibrary.org/doi/book/10.1061/9780784404065 for their own personal use.

Storm Water Management for Construction Activities-Summary Guidance, 1992 www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/owm0307.pdf

Standard for Specifying Construction of Airports, 2011  http://www.faa.gov/documentlibrary/media/advisory_circular/150_5370_10F.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

Scope of Work: Highway/Heavy Contractors (H/H) means those individuals whose contracts include construction, repair, improvement, or demolition of the following: bridges, dams, drainage systems, foundations, parking lots, public transit systems, railroads, roads, runways, street, structural signs and lights, and tanks.  The functions carried out by these contractors include but are not limited to the following: building demolition, clearing, concrete work, excavating, grading, non-water well drilling, pile driving, road marking, and steel erection.  These contractors also install, maintain, or dismantle the following: (1) power systems for the generation and primary and secondary distribution of electric current ahead of the customer's meter; (2) pumping stations and treatment plants; (3) telephone, telegraph, or signal systems for for public utilities; and (4) water, gas, and sewer connections to residential, commercial, and industrial sites, subject to local ordinances.  This classification may also install backflow prevention devices incendential to work in this classification when the installer has received formal vocational training approved by the board that included instruction in the installation of backflow prevention devices.

H/H includes the following specialties and they are not required to be listed separately on your contractor license.

Asphalt Paving and Sealcoating Contracting (PAV)

Billboard/Sign Contracting (BSC)

Concrete Contracting (CEM)

Landscape Irrigation Contracting (ISC)

Marine Facility Contracting (MCC)

Vessel Construction Contracting (VCC) 

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.

Effective March 1, 2016, all Contractor Specialty examinations will require pre-approval from DPOR prior to taking the examination.

The Highway/Heavy exam has 70 questions and is open-book and multiple choice. There is a 180 minute time limit and a 70% is required to pass.

Exam topics include: Road Construction, Erosion and Drainage Control, Steel Erection, Utility Connections, Tanks, Concrete Structures, Railway Construction, Welding, Piles, Runways, Backflow Prevention, and Safety.  

American Contractors is offering a 2 day course for individuals wishing to take and pass the Virginia Highway / Heavy Contractor exam. Please contact us at (800) 992-1910 for more information.

Additional information

Location and date

Richmond,VA    8/20/2018, Richmond,VA    10/22/2018, Richmond,VA    12/17/2018