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PU Public Utilities Contractor (2022-03-15)

This classification includes those whose operations are the performance of construction work on water and wastewater systems and on the subclassifications of facilities set forth in G.S. 87-10(b)(3). The Board may issue a license to a public utilities contractor that is limited to any of the subclassifications set forth in G.S. 87-10(b)(3) for which the contractor qualifies. A public utilities contractor license covers work done under the specialty classifications of S(Boring and Tunneling), PU(Communications), PU(Fuel Distribution), PU(Electrical-Ahead of Point of Delivery), PU(Water Lines and Sewer Lines), PU(Water Purification and Sewage Disposal), and S(Swimming Pools).

Questions - 100
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 240 Minutes

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems 2014

    Publication Year: 2014

    $290.00

    ASME's B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution covers the design, fabrication, installation, inspection, testing, and other safety aspects of operation and maintenance of gas transmission and distribution systems, including gas pipelines, gas compressor stations, gas metering and regulation stations, gas mains, and service lines up to the outlet of the customer’s meter set assembly. The scope of this Code includes gas transmission and gathering pipelines, including appurtenances, that are installed offshore for the purpose of transporting gas from production facilities to onshore locations; gas storage equipment of the closed pipe type that is fabricated or forged from pipe or fabricated from pipe and fittings, and gas storage lines.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $50.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $13.00

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    Guide to Shotcrete ACI 506R-05

    Publication Year: 2005

    $100.00

    This guide provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete. Most facets of the shotcrete process are covered, including application procedures, equipment requirements, and responsibilities of the shotcrete crew. Other aspects, such as pre-construction trials, craftsman qualification tests, materials tests, and finished shotcrete acceptance tests, are also discussed.

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    DIPRA Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Publication Year: 2015

    This book is full of useful information for designers and installers of Ductile Iron pipe. It covers many aspects of pipeline installation such as receiving and handling, trenching, installing, back-filling, testing and disinfecting, and service taps. It also contains a variety of useful miscellaneous information such as a listing of Ductile Iron pipe standards, common conversion factors and dimensions, and weights of push-on and mechanical joint pipe. A convenient pocket-size version of this Guide is available.

     

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    North Carolina One-Call Center Excavation Manual

    $0.00

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    Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting

    $12.00

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    Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction

    1999 Edition

    $12.93

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    https://sp360.asce.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Merchandise/Product-Details/productId/197933510

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    Public Swimming Pools, Title 15A Subchapter 18A, sec 2500

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    RP400 Electrical Continuity Recommended Procedure for Testing of Electrical Continuity of Fuel Dispensing Hanging Hardware

    2012 Edition

    $335.00

    RP400: Testing Electrical Continuity (2012 Edition)

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    Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Pre Cast Concrete Products, 1999

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 1999

    $75.00

    This manual is intended to provide standards and corresponding guidelines for the erection of plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete products, and to establish a level of quality that will be recognized and respected by the construction industry. Softcover 96 pages

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    Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual 2015

    Publication Year: 2015

    $50.00

    This manual presents a guide for the proper installation of concrete pipe. While focusing on the construction of the pipesoil system, this manual also addresses those factors critical to the completion of the entire system, from delivery of the concrete pipe to the jobsite, to the acceptance of the installed pipeline. This manual is intended as a guide and is not to supersede the project specifications.

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    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th Edition

    Publication Year: 2021
    17th Edition

    $135.00

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 17th Edition is the definitive guide for engineers, contractors, producers, instructors, and students. This new edition reflects the latest advances in concrete technology and highlights concrete’s contribution to sustainability. Provides guidance on all aspects of concrete technology from selection of suitable materials to designing and proportioning a concrete mixture.

    Backed by over 100 years of research by the Portland Cement Association and other industry groups.

    Reflects the latest guidance on standards, specifications, and test methods of ASTM International (ASTM), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).

    Presenting a 40% increase in new information, including two new chapters on imperfections in concrete and innovations in concrete technology.

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    National Electrical Safety Code 2017

    $255.00

    This Code covers basic provisions for safeguarding of persons from hazards arising from the installation, operation, or maintenance of (1) conductors and equipment in electric supply stations, and (2) overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines. It also includes work rules for the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment. The Code is applicable to the systems and equipment operated by utilities, or similar systems and equipment, of an industrial establishment or complex under the control of qualified persons. This Code consists of the introduction, definitions, grounding rules, list of referenced and bibliographic documents, and Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code.

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    Modern Welding 2024

    Publication Year: 2024
    13th Edition

    $150.00

    Modern Welding is a comprehensive text that has long been the standard for teaching theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding technology, with enough information to span a two-year curriculum. Covering all of the information required for complete AWS SENSE Level 1 and Level 2 certification, this text includes shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, oxyfuel gas welding and cutting, various thermal cutting processes, testing and inspection, welding symbol interpretation, and print reading. The text also includes Nonstandard Terminology features, introducing students to the jargon commonly used in the welding industry to help them communicate effectively on the job. 

    • Includes 30 step-by-step procedures that guide students through challenging welding-related operations
    • Features a time-saving Quick Reference Table of Contents that directs students to the specific reference tables in the book
    • Presents safety information in bold red type throughout the text to reinforce and highlight this critical information
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    NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 9th Edition

    Publication Year: 2021
    9th Edition

    $100.00

    The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections. 

    Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up.  This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.

    Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business.  This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.

    Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business.  Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered.  Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.