Classification A: General Engineering (A-1 to A-25)

  • A-1: Airports
  • A-2: Highways
  • A-3: Dams and Reservoirs
  • A-4: Bridges
  • A-5: Diamond and Core Drilling
  • A-6: Drilling of Oil, Gas, and Exploratory Wells
  • A-7: Excavating and Grading
  • A-8: Sealing and Striping of Impermeable Paving Surfaces
  • A-9: Piers and Foundations
  • A-10: Commercial and Residential Pools (with sub-subclassifications)
  • A-11: Recycling Asphalt
  • A-12: Excavating, Grading, Trenching, and Surfacing
  • A-13: Wrecking Buildings
  • A-14: Steel Erection and Industrial Machinery
  • A-15: Sewers, Drains, and Pipes
  • A-16: Paving of Streets, Driveways, and Parking Lots
  • A-17: Lines to Transmit Electricity
  • A-18: Farm Irrigation
  • A-19: Pipeline and Conduits (with sub-subclassifications)
  • A-20: Industrial Piping
  • A-21: Fencing and Guardrails
  • A-22: Unclassified
  • A-23: Removal of Asbestos
  • A-24: Fountains and Other Water Features
  • A-25: Telecommunication Towers

Classification B: General Building (B-1 to B-7)

  • B-1: Premanufactured Housing
  • B-2: Residential and Small Commercial
  • B-3: Speculative Building
  • B-4: Service Stations
  • B-5: Prefabricated Steel Structures
  • B-6: Commercial Remodeling
  • B-7: Residential Remodeling

Classification AB: General Building and General Engineering

  • Limited to applicants qualified to work in both A and B classifications.

These classifications are crucial for understanding the type of construction work a contractor is licensed to perform. Contractors are typically licensed in one or more specific classifications based on their qualifications and experience.

Limited to applicants qualified to work in both A and B classifications.

Classification C: Nevada Contractor License Subclassifications (42 Subcategories)

Nevada’s contractor licensing system offers a structured framework for 42 distinct subcontracting fields within Classification C, each representing specific areas of expertise and specialization. These subclassifications encompass various trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, concrete contracting, and more. Whether you’re a prospective contractor or seeking professional services, understanding these subclassifications is essential for ensuring the right professionals are chosen for the job.

For detailed information on each of the 42 subclassifications and their specific scope of work, refer to Chapter 624 of the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC), the official legislative document maintained by the Nevada State Contractors’ Board. It provides comprehensive insights into the requirements, regulations, and industry standards associated with each classification. Whether you’re starting a construction career or need specialized contractor services, this guide simplifies navigating the diverse construction industry landscape in Nevada.