Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(A-19) Pipeline and Conduits

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Gas Piping 15
Water Piping 15
Welding 6
Safety 8
Paving 5
Excavation, Compaction and Grading 8
Nevada One-Call 3

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 2.0

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
The Nevada licensing process requires that you pass a Contractor Management Survey Exam
unless you are already a licensed contractor who is adding a classification to his/her license.

Business and Law Offering

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2015 or earlier, NFPA.
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These references will not be available in the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. ASME B31.8-07 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2007 (Revised 2010), ASME. Buy from Publisher
3. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey. Buy at Amazon
4. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA. Web Page Link
5. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
6. Nevada One Call Law and Suggested Marking Guidelines Doc Link
7. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2018, ACPA PDF File Link
8. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO. Buy at Amazon
9. Pipe Welding Procedures, 2nd Edition, Industrial Press. Buy at Amazon
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