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Nevada
(B) General Building

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board ™
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
NV State Contractors Board

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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework6
Concrete12
Masonry6
Metals12
Carpentry7
Thermal and Moisture Protection9
Doors and Windows4
Drywall and Finishes4
Safety5
Plan Reading and Estimating12
Nevada One-Call3
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

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

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
International Building Code, 2012, ICC
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2.
ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI
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3.
ACI 530-11/530.1-11 or ACI 530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2011 or 2013, ACI
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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3.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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4.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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5.
Suggested Marking Guidelines and The Nevada One Call Law
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6.
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post Tensioning Institute
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7.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois Kicklighter
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8.
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC
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