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Nevada

(B) General Building

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 340-3701
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework6
Concrete12
Masonry6
Metals12
Carpentry7
Thermal and Moisture Protection9
Doors and Windows4
Drywall and Finishes4
Safety5
Plan Reading and Estimating12
Nevada One-Call3
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

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
1.
International Building Code, 2018, ICC
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2.
ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI
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3.
ACI 530-11/530.1-11 or ACI 530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2011 or 2013, ACI
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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3.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
Buy at Builders Book
4.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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5.
Suggested Marking Guidelines and The Nevada One Call Law
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6.
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post Tensioning Institute
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7.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois Kicklighter
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8.
Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition, 2018, ASCC
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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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