(A-15) Sewers, Drains & Pipes
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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (855) 205-5827
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|Safety - Code of|
|Underground Utilities -|
Concrete Pipe Installation
|Excavation & Grading||10|
|Septic Tanks / Cesspools||15|
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
Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI, 2013
Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2007 (revised 2012), 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
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14B), 2013 (supersedes 14A/2000 version), FAA/USACE
Nevada One Call Law and Suggested Marking Guidelines
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.