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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3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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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

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2007), 2007, IEEE PDF File 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 Buy at Amazon
4. North Carolina OSHA for the Construction Industry (latest amendments available from North Carolina Department of Labor - Order Code 600). Buy from Publisher


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 7th Edition, NASCLA Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' 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 Web Page Link
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