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S Railroad Construction (2022-03-15)

This classification covers the building, construction and repair of railroad lines including: The clearing and filling of rights-of-way; Shaping, compacting, setting and stabilizing of road beds; Setting ties, tie plates, rails, rail connectors, frogs, switch plates, switches, signal markers, retaining walls, dikes, fences and gates; and Construction and repair of tool sheds and platforms.

Questions - 50
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 120 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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Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
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  • Closed Book

    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $43.00

    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.

  • Closed Book

    North Carolina One-Call Center Excavation Manual

    $0.00

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

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  • Open Book

    CFR 49 Part 213 Track Safety Standards

    $15.00

  • Closed Book

    Field Handbook for Concrete Railway Structures 2000

    $0.00

     *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

    PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION*

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Closed Book

    The Practical Guide to Railway Engineering 3rd Edition

    $310.00

    Written by a group of over 50 railroad professionals, representing over 1200 years of experience, the Practical Guide to Railway Engineering may be the most useful tool since the vibratory tamper. The New Third Edition has a fresh look and updated and expanded content. Whether you’re new to the industry or a long-time contributor who simply wishes to learn more, this book offers in-depth coverage of railway fundamentals and serves as an excellent reference. This text combines and consolidates the most useful information from a multitude of sources including: AREMA Manuals; Railway Engineering by W.W. Hay; Railway Curves and Earthwork by C. Frank Allen; FRA, USDOT and other agency sources.

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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.