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MS Underground Utilities (2022-03-17)

Water, sewer and gas pipelines plus excavation, grading and paving.

# of questions - 50

% to pass - 70

Time allowed - 2 hours

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.

These products apply to test outline dated 2022-03-17



Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.

  • Open 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.

  • Open Book

    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.

     

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

     

  • Open Book

    Pipe Welding Procedures

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $75.00

    A standard reference for decades, this new edition of Pipe Welding Procedures continues to reinforce the welder's understanding of procedures. Drawing on his extensive practical and teaching experience in the field, the author describes in detail the manipulating procedures used to weld pipe joints. You will find useful information on heat input and distribution, essentials of shielded metal-arc technology, distortion, pipe welding defects, welding safety, essentials of welding metallurgy, and qualification of the welding procedure and the welder.

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    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.

  • Open Book

    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2022

    Publication Year: 2022

    $26.78

    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations

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    ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Systems 2014

    Publication Year: 2014

    $289.00

    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.