Louisiana Mechanical Work(Statewide)

Pre-Approval from the Board is required before registering for the exam

Business Law exam is required 

Provide a financial statement showing a minimum of $10,000 net worth (must be current within 12 months of application)

Scope of Work:

A Mechanical Contractor may bid, contract and perform any kind of mechanical work without limit anywhere throughout the state. Exempt from any local licensing exams. Local license must still be obtained as required. Employees not required to hold a separate license to perform mechanical work or pull permits. Exempt from all Fire Marshal licensing requirements for piping or fire sprinkler systems.

Louisiana Mechanical Work Contractor refers to hydraulic and pneumatic systems, including such components as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, gas piping, process piping, mechanical equipment, and air and process heaters and seals, and air vacuums and filters; Also includes mechanical work for marine vessels.  Mechanical contractors who perform plumbing jobs must possess a master plumber license with the state plumbing board of Louisiana or use someone who has a master plumber license to perform the plumbing jobs.



A licensing application package can be obtained from and filed with:

State Licensing Board for Contractors Post Office Box 14419 Baton Rouge, LA 70898-4419 Applications & Examining Fax: (225) 765-2690 Main Phone: (225) 765-2301

or by e-mail at (commercial application) or   (residential application)

Reciprocity: Louisiana has limited reciprocity agreements for some licenses with Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, South Carolina and Utah. Please contact the Board for specific information
There are no Continuing Education requirements for this license at this time.

The exam is closed book with 80 multiple-choice questions and a 4-hour time limit to complete the exam. The fee for the Mechanical exam is $100 and $40 for the Business Law exam.

Mechanical exam content includes warm air heating; air conditioning; ventilation; ducts, flues, and vents; gas piping and fuel storage; sizing and estimating; controls; tests and inspections; steam, hot, chilled and condensing water.

References: The reference materials listed are recommended for exam preparation and study. The se references are not permitted to be taken into the examination. 
Training: American Contractors carries all the reference materials recommended to prepare for the Louisiana Mechanical Exam. Currently we offer a seminar to prepare you for the required Business Law Exam. Additional trade exam seminars will be available in the future, please contact us for additional information, 1-800-992-1910.

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