Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Mississippi
Building Construction

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

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Site Work 6
Concrete 12
Masonry 6
Metals 12
Carpentry 7
Thermal and Moisture Protection 7
Doors and Windows 3
Finishes 3
Safety 6
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating 15
Mississippi One Call 3

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
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. International Building Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
3. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
4. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer Buy at Amazon
5. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese Buy at Amazon
6. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts Buy at Amazon
7. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson Buy at Amazon
8. Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13, Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities PDF File Link
9. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute Buy at Amazon
10. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter Buy at Amazon
11. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon

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 Jan-2018

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