Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Utah
(B-100) General Building 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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Exam Type

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Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Sitework 6
Concrete 10
Masonry 6
Metals 7
Carpentry 8
Thermal and Moisture Protection 4
Doors and Windows 4
Drywall and Finishes 3
Safety 5
Plan Reading and Estimating 10
Blue Stakes 3
Roofing 4
General Building Codes 7
Sewer and Septic 3

Total number of test questions: 80
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. International Building Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Utah Amendments to the International Building Code. Web Page Link
3. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. Utah Amendments to the International Residential Code. Web Page Link

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. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, (2nd Edition out-of-print), Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
3. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 (Student Edition), McGraw-Hill. Buy at Amazon
4. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors Buy at Amazon
5. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
6. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon
7. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
8. Utah Excavator's Guide, Utah Blue Stakes Center Web Page Link
9. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Steel Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 1999 (Revised 2003), Post Tensioning Institute Buy at Amazon
10. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
11. ACI 530-13: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2013, ACI Buy at Amazon
12. ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011, ACI Buy at Amazon
13. Utah Water Quality, Onsite Wastewater Systems,Rule R317-4, Utah DEQ Web Page Link

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