Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Metal Building Erection Contractor

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

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Sitework 3
Concrete 4
Concrete - Formwork 4
Concrete - Reinforcement 4
Masonry 4
Metal - Structural Framing 10
Insulation 3
Metal - Siding and Roofing 4
Safety 4

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (minutes): 120
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. International Building Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
4. Metal Building Systems Manual, 2012, Metal Building Manufacturers Association Buy from Publisher
5. ASTM C 754 - Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products, 2011, ASTM Buy from Publisher
6. ASTM C 1007 - Standard Specification for Installation of Load Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs and Related Accessories, 2011, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
7. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC Buy at Amazon
8. Energy Design Guidelines for Metal Building Systems, 2010, (Revised 2nd Edition, 2017), Metal Building Manufacturers Association Buy from Publisher
9. Specifications for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts, 2009, Research Council on Structural Connections. PDF File Link
You must supply your own reference books which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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