Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(E-100) General Engineering Contractor

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State of Utah
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84114
Phone: (801) 530-6628
Utah DOPL Website

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PSI Licensure: Certification
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Candidate Information

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of

Planning, Estimating and Project Management

Structural Principles 10
Earthwork and Surveying 18
Subsurface Work 20
Foundation and Concrete Construction 12
Building/Structures and Related Work 10
Roadwork and Paving 5
Safety 10

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of Utah also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2015, NFPA. Buy at Amazon
2. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2014, ASME Buy at Amazon


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), latest amendments- OR - (OSHA) Excerpts latest amendments by PSI. Buy from Publisher
2. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC Buy at Amazon
3. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2015, DIPRA Buy at Amazon
4. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
5. Utah Excavator's Guide, Utah Blue Stakes Center Web Page Link
6. Pipe Welding Procedures, 2003, Industrial Press Buy at Amazon
7. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14A), 2000 (updated 2016), AASHTO Buy at Amazon
8. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey. Buy at Amazon
9. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, (2nd Edition out-of-print), Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
10. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert: Installation Manual, 2017, ACPA PDF File Link
11. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
12. UDOT's Traffic Control and Road Construction Specifications, UDOT PDF File Link
13. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 6th Edition, 2002, Robert Peurifoy. Buy at Amazon
14. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2003, USDOT, Federal Highway Administration Web Page Link
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