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Utility Managers Exam (2013-07-01)
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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Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition
This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.
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
Walker's Building Estimator's 31st Edition
Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book is the single most important resource you can own. It gives you the tools you need to work up your own costs per job. With Walker’s, you get material quantities and labor productivity for your job based on your job conditions – that’s the kind of flexibility and reliability no computer program or unit price catalog can provide. For accurate building costs, turn to the source that construction professionals have relied on since 1915.
Our 31st Edition has been updated and revised, and with more than 1,467 pages, this is the most comprehensive, widely-used publication of its kind. The combination of quantities of labor and material with supportive reference data enables the estimator to accurately determine variable components of unit costs. This book consolidates reference material from the supply side of the industry and displays hundreds of pages of charts ,tables, drawings and unit cost tables in appropriate sections .This reduces the user’s need to search multiple sources thus saving substantial time and analysis in the estimating process. For contractors, appraisers, adjusters, architects, engineers, home craftsmen, colleges, universities and technical schools. Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book includes construction methods, material quantities, labor costs, labor productivity, reference tables, charts, and diagrams.
Construction Techniques & Methods
Material Quantities Required
Types of Material
Man hours/Productivity Rates
Updated Wage Rates
Consolidates Multiple Sources
CSI Division Format
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2023
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
Contractors Guide to Business Law and Project Management, Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board, 5th Edition
The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into three sections.
Part 1 focuses on planning and starting your business. 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 Covers fundamentals you will need to know in order to operate a successful construction business. This section covers estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities, and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors, and customers.
Part 3 provides valuable information to assist you in running the administrative functions 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 proper attention.
(Plumbers, Conditioned Air, Low Voltage, Electrical and Utility Contractors)