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Arizona Licensing
A - General Engineering

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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Sewers and Septic Systems 11
Water Piping 6
Gas Piping 5
Paving 11
Excavation, Compaction, and Grading 14
Safety 12
Steel 3
Piles 5
Concrete 12
Traffic Control 7
Electrical Transmission Lines 4
Storm Water Runoff 10
Solar Thermal 15
Photovoltaic Systems 15

Total number of test questions: 130
Time allowed (minutes): 300
The state of Arizona 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 Buy from Publisher
2. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2007 (Revised 2010), ASME Buy from Publisher
3. NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2015, NFPA.
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4. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. On-site Wastewater Treatment Facility Provisions in Unified Water Quality Permit Rule, Arizona Administrative Code Title 18, Chapter 9. Web Page Link
6. Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code, 2015, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd Edition, James P. Dunlop Buy at Amazon
2. Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects, and Engineers, 2nd Edition, 2010, Earthscan LLC Buy at Amazon
3. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC Buy at Amazon
4. Placing Reinforcing Bars: Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
5. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA Web Page Link
6. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts Buy at Amazon
7. Pipe Welding Procedures, 2nd Edition, 2003, Industrial Press Buy at Amazon
8. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
9. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey Buy at Amazon
10. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008 (2nd Edition, 1997 or 2006 out-of-print) , Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
11. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute Buy at Amazon
12. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2007 (revised 2018), ACPA PDF File Link
13. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 13th Edition, Shoemaker and Mack Buy at Amazon
14. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2009, USDOT, Federal Highway Administration Reference page
15. Design and Construction of Urban Storm Water Management Systems, 1992, ASCE Buy at Amazon
16. Storm Water Management for Construction Activities, 1992, EPA PDF File Link
17. Construction Handbook for Bridge Temporary Works, 1st Edition, 1995, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
18. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, Peurifoy, Schexnayder, and Shapira Buy at Amazon
19. Soils and Foundations, 7th Edition, Cheng Liu, Jack B. Evett. Buy at Amazon
20. Arizona 811: Arizona Blue Stake, Inc., July 2010 (Revised 2015), Arizona Blue Stake PDF File Link
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