Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Municipal and Utility

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2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030
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


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Excavation and Grading 6
Electrical Power Distribution 10
Fuel Distribution 12
Swimming Pools 4
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 12
Shotcrete and Gunite 4
Water and Sewer Piping 15
Communication Systems 5
Boring and Tunneling 4
Erosion and Sedimentation Control 2
Safety 8
Alabama One Call 2
Welding 6

Total number of test questions: 90
Time allowed (minutes): 220
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. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor Vehicle Refueling (RP200), 2013, Petroleum Equipment Institute Buy from Publisher
3. Recommended Procedures for Testing Electrical Continuity of Fuel-Dispensing Hanging Hardware (RP400), 2002, Petroleum Equipment Institute Buy from Publisher
4. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2014, ASME Buy at Amazon
5. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2002), 2002, IEEE Buy at Amazon
6. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
7. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2007, (Revised 2016), DIPRA Web Page Link
8. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2018, ACPA PDF File Link
9. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
10. Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction, 1998, Marco D. Boscardin, American Society of Civil Engineers Buy at Amazon
11. Erectors' Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, 1999, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Buy at Amazon
12. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2012, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch. Buy at Amazon
13. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
14. Guide to Shotcrete - ACI 506R-90, 1995 (Revised 2005), American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
15. Storm Water Management for Construction Activities - Summary Guidance (EPA 833-R-92-001), 1992, Environmental Protection Agency. PDF File Link
16. Alabama One Call - Excavational Manual, Act 94-487 S.299, Chapter 9, AL One Call. PDF File Link
17. Certified Pool-Spa Operators Handbook, 2006 (not available, revised 2014), National Swimming Pool Foundation Buy at Amazon
You must bring your own reference books to the exam  which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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