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Virginia

Underground Utility & Excavating

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511
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PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 340-3910
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Materials and Installation12
Earthwork8
Surface Repair4
VA811 Utility Rules and Regulations6
Electrical Conduit Code Requirements5
Sanitary and Water Piping Code Requirements10
Safety5
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
120
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI, 2013
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2.
VA Positive Response Codes, 2015, USBC
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3.
VA Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act, Title 56, Ch. 10.3
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4.
Design and Construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems, 1992, ASCE,
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5.
Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2021 (older versions superceded), DIPRA
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6.
Construction Planning, Equipment & Methods, 8th Edition, Peurifoy
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7.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14B), 2013 (supersedes 14A/2000 version), FAA/USACE
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8.
PVC Pipe - Design and Installation (M23), 2nd Edition, AWWA
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9.
International Plumbing Code, 2015, ICC
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10.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, NFPA
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11.
Virginia Underground Marking Standards, VA Utility and Railroad Safety
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12.
Virginia Professional Excavators Manual., VA Utility and Railroad Safety
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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. The index/table is availble for veiwing before you purchnse from the button above.

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