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West Virginia

Excavation Contractor

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WV Contractor's Licensing Board
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
State Capitol Complex
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890
Exam Provider
PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 539-0708
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Knowledge7
Survey & Layout5
Excavation5
Clearing, Grubbing, Trenching & Shoring5
Groundwater, Sediment Control & Dewatering3
Grading & Compaction8
Safety – OSHA6
Estimating & Plan Reading6
Equipment5
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
180

West Virginia also requires that you take and pass a written Business & Law exam for this license.

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
International Building Code, 2015 or 2018, ICC
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2.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987 or 2011, Dave Roberts
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3.
NASCLA Contractor's Guide (OSHA Safety Chapter), West Virginia, 1st Edition, PSI
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