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Unrestricted Construction Supervisor

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Boston, MA  02108
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Unrestricted Construction Supervisor Administrative Responsibilities 8
General Building Construction Knowledge 11
Energy Efficiency 6
Accessibility 4
Sitework and Foundations 7
Concrete and Masonry 9
Moisture Intrusion/Protection 7
Structural Framing (Steel and Wood) 13
Roofing/Exterior Walls 7
Doors/Windows 5
Interior Environment
(Mechanical and Ventilation)
Fire Protection (Mechanical) 5
Safety (Construction and LEED Remediation) 11

Total number of test questions: 75
Time allowed (hours): 3.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, (Most Current July Revision), GPO. Doc Link
2. International Building Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
3. International Energy Conservation Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
4. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
5. Massachusetts Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (780 CMR), (Based on the 2009 IRC) 8th Edition, 2011, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Buy from Publisher
6. Massachusetts State Building Code Base Volume (Commercial), 780 CMR, 8th Edition, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Buy from Publisher
7. Massachusetts Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations (521 CMR), 2006, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Buy from Publisher

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After Jan. 1st 2018, book requirements for exams will change to the 9th edition of the CMRs and 2015 version of the International codes

Recommended Study Materials

Massachusetts • Unrestricted Construction Supervisor
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Practice Tests ( 3 ) price Description
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