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Alabama
Commercial General Building Contractor
(NASCLA-Accredited)

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Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors ™
2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030
Alabama Licensing 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
Planning and Estimating21
Financial and Project Management21
Safety19
Site Construction15
Concrete8
Masonry3
Metals5
Wood Foundations and Framing5
Thermal Moisture Protection4
Doors, Windows and Glazing5
Finishes7
Specialty Equipment and Conveyance Systems2
Total number of test questions:
115
Time allowed (minutes):
330

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition, 2016, William R. Mincks, Hal Johnston
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2.
Construction Project Management, 4th Edition, 2013, Frederick Gould, Nancy Joyce
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3.
ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI
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4.
BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2015, Wood Truss Council of America
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5.
NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management - Basic, 12th Edition, NASCLA
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6.
Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Pre Cast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
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7.
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute
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8.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, Steel Deck Institute
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9.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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10.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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11.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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12.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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13.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois Kicklighter
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14.
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, 2014, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith
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15.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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16.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer
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17.
ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, ANSI
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18.
Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson
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19.
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC
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20.
Green Building Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, 2011, Michael Montoya
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21.
International Building Code, 2012 or 2015, ICC
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