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Mississippi Contractor Licensing Board
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
Licensing Web Page

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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, Compaction and Grading 8
Safety 7
Steel 10
Concrete 15
General Knowledge 3
Underground Utilities - Concrete Pipe Installation 7
Underground Utilities - Ductile Pipe Installation 7
Mississippi One-Call 3

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
The state of Mississippi also requires that you take and pass a written Law and Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC Buy at Amazon
2. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
4. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA Web Page Link
5. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2018, ACPA PDF File Link
6. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts Buy at Amazon
7. Formwork for Concrete (SP-4), 8th Edition, 2014, American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
8. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute Buy at Amazon
9. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
10. Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13 Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities PDF File Link
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