Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Alabama
Commercial General Building Contractor
(NASCLA-Accredited)

Apply for the License

Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030, Ex. 226
Alabama Licensing Board

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management 21
Safety 19
Site Construction 15
Concrete 8
Masonry 3
Metals 5
Wood Foundations and Framing 5
Thermal Moisture Protection 4
Doors, Windows and Glazing 5
Finishes 7
Specialty Equipment and Conveyance Systems 2

Total number of test questions: 115
Time allowed (minutes): 330
The state of Alabama also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition, 2015, William R. Mincks, Hal Johnston. Buy at Amazon
2. Construction Project Management, 4th Edition, 2013, Frederick Gould, Nancy Joyce. Buy at Amazon
3. ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI. Buy at Amazon
4. The Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
5. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management - Basic Edition, 10th or 11th Edition, NASCLA. Buy from Publisher
6. Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Pre Cast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, 1999, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Buy at Amazon
7. Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute. Buy at Amazon
8. SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, 2006, Steel Deck Institute. Doc Link
9. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
10. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG. Buy at Amazon
11. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI. Buy at Amazon
12. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute. Buy at Amazon
13. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
14. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, 2014, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith. Buy at Amazon
15. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
16. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy from Publisher
17. ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, ANSI. Buy at Amazon
18. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
19. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
20. Green Building Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, 2011, Michael Montoya. Buy at Amazon
21. International Building Code, 2009 or 2012, ICC. Doc Link
You must bring your own reference books to the exam  which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.

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