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Scope Of Work

To erect, add to, alter, demolish, or repair any building or structure.

Minimum Experience Required To Apply

  • Seven (7) years in building construction field work as a Field Engineer or General Superintendent responsible for the following types of activities on commercial buildings, multi-story buildings, and high rise buildings (buildings with an occupied floor more than 75’ above the lowest level of fire dept. vehicle access) in all three of the following areas:
    • Excavations at least ten (10) feet deep;
    • Erection of structural elements of reinforced concrete, steel, masonry, heavy timber or other wood;
    • General supervision over all building trades.
  • Notarized letter(s) must show WHAT, WHEN AND WHERE you gained the necessary experience performing ground-up builds on high-rise buildings. 
    • List exact duties, projects performed, and equipment operated.
    • Give exact start and end dates (month and year) and addresses for each project. Projects should have been completed within the last ten (10) years.
    • List as many projects needed in order to cover the required amount of experience.
  • A B.S. or B.A. degree in Structural Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college may be substituted for up to three (3) years of the required field work. A copy of the degree must be provided.
  • Project Management experience or a Construction Management Degree may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required field work. A copy of the degree must be provided. 

Testing

ICC Exam #F11 National Standard General Building Contractor A

Application Form and Required Documents

Scope Of Work

To erect, add to, alter or repair any building or structure classified as less than a high rise, as defined by the International Building Code (IBC). The demolition of any building or structure classified as less than a high rise is permitted. 

Minimum Experience Required To Apply

  • Four (4) years in building construction field work as a Field Engineer or General Superintendent responsible for the following types of activities on commercial buildings (e.g., strip malls, convenience stores, office buildings, multi-story buildings up to 75 feet) in all three areas:
    • Excavations for buildings;
    • Erection of structural elements of reinforced concrete, steel, masonry, heavy timber or other wood;
    • General supervision over all building trades.
  • Notarized letter(s) must show WHAT, WHEN AND WHERE you gained the necessary experience performing ground-up builds on low-rise commercial buildings.
    • List exact duties, projects performed, and equipment operated.
    • Give exact start and end dates (month and year) and addresses for each project. Projects should have been completed within the last ten (10) years.
    • List as many projects needed in order to cover the required amount of experience.            
  • A “B.S.” or “B.A.” degree in structural engineering or architecture from an accredited college may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required fieldwork. A copy of the degree must be provided.  
  • Project Management experience or a construction management degree may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required field work. A copy of the degree must be provided.   

Testing

ICC Exam #F12 National Standard Building (B)

Application Form and Required Documents  

Scope Of Work

To erect, add to, alter or repair one- and two-family dwellings, U Occupancy buildings and attached single-unit dwellings (IRC townhouses). The demolition of any one- and two-dwelling building or U Occupancy building or structure is permitted.

Minimum Experience Required To Apply

  • Two (2) years of building construction field work as a journeyman carpenter or construction foreman showing hands-on experience in construction of single-family or two-family dwellings (duplex/IRC townhomes) in all three of the following areas:
    • Foundation
    • Framing
    • Roofing
  • Up to one (1) year of building construction design work may be submitted for an equal amount of fieldwork. Such design work shall consist of one or more of these positions and be documented on notarized letters:
    • Architect or structural engineer
    • Construction management degree
  • Notarized letter(s) must show WHAT, WHEN AND WHERE you gained the necessary experience performing ground-up builds on one- or two-family dwellings.
    • List exact duties, projects performed, and equipment operated.
    • Give exact start and end dates (month and year) and addresses for each project. Projects should have been completed within the last ten (10) years.
    • List as many projects needed in order to cover the required amount of experience.

Testing  

ICC Exam #F13 National Standard Residential Building Contractor C

Application Form and Required Documents