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Heavy Construction

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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC) ™
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Water and Sewer16
Gas8
Paving12
Excavation, Compaction and Grading12
Safety7
Steel12
Piles4
Concrete17
Traffic Control3
Welding6
Mississippi One-Call3
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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2.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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3.
Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA
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4.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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5.
Pipe Welding Procedures, 1973, Hoobasar Rampaul
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6.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO
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7.
Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Industrial Press
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8.
Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13 Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities
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9.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, Steel Joist Institute
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10.
ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2014, ASME
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11.
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, Post-Tensioning Institute
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12.
Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2019, ACPA
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13.
Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2004, MDOT
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14.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Kosmatka, Kerkhoff, Panarese
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15.
Formwork for Concrete (SP-4), 8th Edition, ACI
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