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Collier County (FL) | Underground Utility Contractor (GITS)

Underground utility and excavation contractor means a contractor whose services are limited to the construction, installation, and repair, on public or private property, whether accomplished through open excavations or through other means, including, but not limited to, directional drilling, auger boring, jacking and boring, trenchless technologies, wet and dry taps, grouting, and slip lining, or main sanitary sewer collection systems, and the continuation of utility lines from the main systems to a point of termination up to and including the meter location for the individual occupancy, sewer collection systems at property line occupancy, sewer collection systems at property line on residential or single-occupancy commercial properties, or on multio-ccupancy properties at manhole or wye lateral extended to an invert elevation as engineered to accommodate future building sewers, water distribution systems, or storm sewer collection systems at storm sewer structures. However, an underground utility and excavation contractor may install empty underground conduits in rights-of-way, easements, platted rights-of-way in new site development, and sleeves for parking lot crossings no smaller than 2 inches in diameter, provided that each conduit system installed is designed by a licensed professional engineer or an authorized employee of a municipality, county, or public utility and that the installation of any such conduit does not include installation of any conductor wiring or connection to an energized electrical system. An underground utility and excavation contractor shall not install any piping that is an integral part of a fire protection system as defined in s. 633021 beginning at the point where the piping is used exclusively for such system As regulated under Florida Statute, a person who has passed a competency examination as a Utilities Contractor may perform these or related tasks or may supervise persons in his employ in the execution of these tasks.

Underground Utility Courses

  • Collier County (Florida) Utilities Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment the student receives an email containing his/her ID and Password combination to access the eCampus. The student can access the eCampus 24/7 for as long as it is necessary until he/she passes all licensing exams. The eCampus contains VIDEOS, PRACTICE QUESTIONS (similar to those seen on the actual exams), typical MATH PROBLEMS with step-by-step solutions, and detailed instructions on how to FIND ANSWERS within the books. The student also has access to optional in-person classroom-style refresher seminars. The training can be completed fully online, but if the student prefers, he/she can go to any number of REFRESHER SEMINARS (no extra charges or limitations).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Collier County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment the student receives an email containing his/her ID and Password combination to access the eCampus. The student can access the eCampus 24/7 for as long as it is necessary until he/she passes all licensing exams. The eCampus contains VIDEOS, PRACTICE QUESTIONS (similar to those seen on the actual exams), typical MATH PROBLEMS with step-by-step solutions, and detailed instructions on how to FIND ANSWERS within the books. The student also has access to optional in-person classroom-style refresher seminars. The training can be completed fully online, but if the student prefers, he/she can go to any number of REFRESHER SEMINARS (no extra charges or limitations).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $240.00
    $240.00

Underground Utility Exams

Utilities Exam

  • Exam: SFE1A
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 75
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Excavating and Grading
    • Florida Road and Bridge Specifications
    • Design Elevations
    • Safety OSHA
    • Concrete Pipe Installation
    • Ductile Pipe Installation
    • Concrete
    • Concrete - Formwork
    • Concrete - Reinforcing Steel
    • Jacking and Boring

Business Procedures Exam

  • Exam: AAE2A
  • Testing Method: Open Book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Insurance Laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

List of Books For Underground Utility License

The books set includes all required references for both the Utilities and Business Procedures exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

COLLIER COUNTY (FLORIDA) UTILITIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $456.18

COLLIER COUNTY (FLORIDA) UTILITIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $556.18

Utilities Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • AWWA Standard for Installation of Ductile Iron Water Mains, AWWA C-600

    AWWA Standard for Installation of Ductile Iron Water Mains, AWWA C-600

    This reference provides information on the minimum standard requirements for the installation and use of correct materials, dimensions, tolerances, and testing procedures of ductile-iron water mains and their appurtenances.
    $75.90
    $75.90
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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  • ASTM C94/94M-15 – Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C94/94M-15 – Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    Standard specifications for ready-mixed concrete, its quality requirements, standard values, and procedures.
    $65.15
    $65.15
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  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.
    $67.51
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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars covers all aspects of concrete reinforcement.
    $73.14
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  • Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods

    Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods

    A complete overview of all aspects of construction.
    $20.38
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  • Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation is a popular book among underground utilities & excavation contractors and civil designers. In Florida this book is used for Underground Utility Contractor testing.
    $24.40
    $24.40
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  • Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    The Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe is an important reference used by Underground Utilities and Excavation Contractors in Florida.
    $15.34
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  • FL DOT Utility Accommodation Manual

    FL DOT Utility Accommodation Manual

    Utility Accommodation Manual is a publication by the Florida Department of Transportation which provides detailed information from virtually all aspects of the installation of underground utilities. Number of Pages: 32 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs Autor: Florida Department of Transportation
    $8.89
    $8.89
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Business Procedures Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    This book includes many of the aspects of operating a business related to the construction industry and shows everything there is to know about the proper way to file taxes; what insurance to carry; how to manage daily accounts, and how, when, and why to file a paperwork for a lien.
    $69.43
    $69.43
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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