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Mississippi

Transmission / Distribution Lines

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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC)
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 557-0619
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Transformers6
Electrical Knowledge5
Conductors5
Overhead Lines7
Underground Lines4
Equipment & Safety8
Grounding Methods3
Service Drops & Laterals4
Poles & Structures4
Electric Supply Stations4
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

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
1.
National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2012), 2012, IEEE
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2.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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3.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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4.
Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 13th Edition, Shoemaker, Mack
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5.
Ugly's Electrical References, 2011, 2014 or 2017, George V. Hart
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Additional Recommended Books
1a.
Ferm‘s Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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1b.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the two NEC index books above to study for your exam.  Each book is a comprehensive subject index to the NEC.  They provide an even faster way to look up subjects covered in the exam and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.

Available Study Materials
PSI OSHA Selections
Study Guide
$54.95

Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled “29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013” (hightlighted 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.

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