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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC)
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: (601) 354-6161
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 557-0619
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|Excavation, Compaction & Grading||8|
|Underground Utilities – Concrete Pipe Installation||7|
|Underground Utilities – Ductile Pipe Installation||7|
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):
In addition to the Mississippi trade-specific examination, you are required to pass the Law & Business Management Exam offered by PSI unless waived through reciprocity.
Books Allowed in the Exam
Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition, ACI
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA
Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2020, ACPA (all other versions superceeded. Link is to a mobile friendly version)
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
Formwork for Concrete (SP-4), 2014, David Johnson, ACI
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, Post-Tensioning Institute
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, Steel Joist Institute
Mississippi Regulation of Excavation, Chapter 13 Regulation of Excavations Near Underground Utility Facilities
Available Study Materials
PSI OSHA Selections
Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled “29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013” (highlighted in green above).
This file contains approx. 800 sample questions.
REMINDER: PSI uses this book for many exams they offer. Not all sections of this code will apply to your exam.
We also include a table showing the relationship between our questions and OSHA code sections. Corrections to the original PSI publication are noted.