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Mississippi
Building Construction

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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC) ™
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
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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
Site Work6
Concrete12
Masonry6
Metals12
Carpentry7
Thermal and Moisture Protection7
Doors and Windows3
Finishes3
Safety6
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating15
Mississippi One Call3
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

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.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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3.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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4.
Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer
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5.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Kosmatka, Kerkhoff, Panarese
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6.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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7.
Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson
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8.
Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13 Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities
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9.
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute
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10.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois Kicklighter
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11.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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