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North Carolina

(H) Grading & Excavating

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North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors
5400 Creedmoor Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27612
Phone:  (919) 571-4182
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3210 E. Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge & Regulations9
Excavating & Grading18
Safety – Code of Federal Regulations6
Lien Law1
Licensing & Regulations2
One Call3
Erosion & Sedimentation Control6
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Books Allowed in the Exam
North Carolina OSHA for the Construction Industry, 2022, NCDOL
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North Carolina Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, 2018, NCDOT
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4, Sedimentation Control, Sedimentation Control Commission
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North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 113A, Article 4, Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, Sections 113A-50 to 113A-67, inclusive
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North Carolina 811 Excavation Safety Guidelines
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NASCLA Contractors Guide for General Contractors, North Carolina, 9th Edition, NASCLA
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Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina LBGC
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