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Underground Utilities Contractor (GITS) | Brevard County

Underground utility contractor means any person or firm qualified and certified by the board, who performs any work involving the excavation, construction, installation, repair, replacement, removal, alteration or continuation of utility lines. Such work shall not include installation of piping that constitutes the exclusive part of any fire protection/suppression system from the detector check valve, detector service valve, or engineers designated point of connection. Such work shall not preclude, limit or interfere with the specified duties of general contractors, mechanical contractors, plumbing contractors or paving specialty contractors who utilize their own employees while engaged in underground utility activities for stormwater collection systems, including drainage piping under double wide driveways, in accordance with applicable federal, state and county laws, rules and regulations; provided, however, that such contractors must subcontract any portion of such work to duly licensed utilities contractors.

Underground Utilities Contractor Courses

  • Brevard County (Florida) Underground 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
  • Brevard 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

Exams For Underground Utilities Contractor (Trade and Business)

Underground Utilities Exam

  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Excavating and Grading
    • Florida Road and Bridge Specifications
    • Design Elevations
    • Safety OSHA
    • Concrete Pipe Installation
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Formwork
    • Concrete Reinforcing Steel
    • Electrical

Business and Law Exam

  • 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 Utilities

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

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

Sales price: $742.06

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

Sales price: $842.06

Underground Utilities Books

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

  • Ugly's Electrical References

    Ugly's Electrical References

    Ugly's Electrical References, 2017 Edition is the on-the-job reference tool of choice for electrical professionals.
    $19.57
    $19.57
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  • American Electricians Handbook

    American Electricians Handbook

    The American Electrician's Handbook provides the student with all there is to know about designing, maintaining, and operating electrical systems and equipment..
    $81.84
    $81.84
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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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  • 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
    $67.51
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  • NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    The 2014 National Electrical Code is used as a reference in electrical contractor exams.
    $99.36
    $99.36
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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars covers all aspects of concrete reinforcement.
    $73.14
    $73.14
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  • Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete is published by ACI (American Concrete Institute) and is used for contractor testing by several counties in Florida.
    $221.52
    $221.52
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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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  • 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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  • Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook is an important reference for excavation contractors, specially those testing in Florida for a county license in said trade.
    $33.91
    $33.91
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Business and Law 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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