(A) General Engineering
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|Water & Piping||11|
|Gas & Liquid Fuel Piping||12|
|Excavation, Compaction & Grading||12|
|Electrical Transmission Lines||6|
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):
This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:
- Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
- Nevada Health Department regulations
- Appropriate building codes
- Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
- Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
In addition to the trade-specific examination, you are required to pass the Contractor Management Survey Exam offered by PSI.
Books Allowed in the Exam
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection: Bureau of Water Polution Control, Fact Sheets WTS-22 and WTS-23, NDEP
NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2018, NFPA.
ASME B31.8-2018: Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems ($275), 2018 (2014 out-of-print), ASME
Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition, ASCC
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
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011 (1987 out-of-print), Dave Roberts
Pipe Welding Procedures, 2003, Hoobasarl Rampaul
Nevada Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2001, Nevada DOT
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14B), 2013 (supersedes 14A/2000 version), FAA/USACE
Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey
Suggested Marking Guidelines & The Nevada One Call Law
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, Steel Joist Institute
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, Post Tensioning Institute
Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2020, ACPA (all other versions superceeded. Link is to a mobile friendly version)
Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 13th Edition, 2017, Shoemaker, Mack
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.