Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Municipal and Public Works Construction

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Exam Type


Sub Classifications

The study materials we offer on this page covers the exam for the following sub-classifications:
  • Filter Plants and Water Purification
  • Pipe Work (Gas Lines)
  • 7-43 Sewer
  • 7-44 Storm Drains
  • 7-47 Power Plants
  • 7-55 Sewer Plant or Sewer Disposal
  • 7-64 Underground Electrical Conduit Installation
  • 7-16 Fencing

Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Sewers and Storm Drains (Construction, Installation and Treatment) 15
Water (Sanitation, Transmission and Distribution) 13
Excavation, Grading and Paving 12
Piles and Foundations 9
Sewer Plants and Pump Stations 9
Site Preparation 8
Mechanical Piping 8
Gas Distribution 7
Building Construction 5
Water Filtration and Purification 5
Underground Electrical Conduit 3

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
All companies applying for a commercial trade license, must have had at least one qualifying party pass the Business and Law Exam as one of the requirements for approval of the license.

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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Concrete Manual, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Moving the Earth: The Workbook of Excavation, 6th Edition, Herbert L. Nichols, Jr. and David A. Day Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) Title 29, Part 1926, USDOL Web Page Link
4. The Handbook of PVC Pipe Design and Construction, 5th Edition, Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association Buy at Amazon

Domestic Wastewater Treatment (UFC 2-240-02) (Revises UFC 3-240-09FA), Whole Building Design Guide

PDF File Link
6. Water Treatment (UFC 3-230-03)(Revises Water Supply, Water Treatment UFC 3-230-08A), Whole Building Design Guide PDF File Link
7. Engineering and Design - Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes (EM 1110-2-2902), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PDF File Link
8. Sanitary and Industrial Wastewater Collection - Pumping Stations and Force Mains (UFC 3-240-08FA), Whole Building Design Guide PDF File Link
9. Water Supply, Water Distribution (UFC 3-230-01)(Revises UFC 3-230-10A), Whole Building Design Guide PDF File Link
10. Hydraulic Engineering Circular No. 24, FHA PDF File Link
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