Construction Trade Exam Research Area

North Carolina
(PU) Electrical - Ahead of Point of Delivery

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North Carolina Licensing Board
for General Contractors

Post Office Box 17187
Raleigh, NC 27619
Phone: (919) 571-4183
Contractor Licensing Web Page

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Transformers 6
Electrical Knowledge 6
Conductors 7
Overhead Lines 5
Underground Lines 3
Equipment and Safety 10
Grounding Methods 3
Service Drops and Laterals 1
Poles and Structures 3
Electric Supply Stations 3
Laws and Regulations 2
Liens 1

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120

Recommended (permitted) Reference Books

1. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2007), 2007, IEEE. Doc Link
2. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
3. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA Doc Link
4. North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry, North Carolina Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Bureau of Education, Training and Technical Assistance (Available from North Carolina Department of Labor - Order Code 600). Buy from PSI


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management - North Carolina Electrical, North Carolina, 11th Edition, NASCLA. Buy from Publisher
2. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
3. North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors. Doc Link
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