Mechanical Contractor

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CM and RM - A "mechanical contractor" means a contractor whose services are unlimited in the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge, and skill to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or design central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system. A "mechanical contractor" shall not perform any work shall not include any work such as liquefied petroleum gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines or connections, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters, or electrical power wiring.

Examination Content Outline

The Florida Mechanical Contractor exam is composed of two parts:

  1. Business and Finance (computer based); 120 questions.
  2. General Trade Knowledge; 130 questions

Approved References Materials

  1. Florida Statutes Chapter 455, 2010
  2. AIA documents:
    • A201 – General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2007
    • A401 – Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2007
    • A701 – Instructions to Bidders, 1997
    • Builder's Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, 2001
    • Contractors Manual, 2009 Edition
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1903, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1904, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1910, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, 2010
    • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook, Billy Langley, 2nd Edition, 2003
    • Pipefitter's Handbook, Forrest R. Lindsey, 3rd Edition
  3. NFPA Documents:
    • 90A – Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems, 2002
    • 90B – Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Systems, 2006
    • 91 – Standard for Exhaust Systems for Air Conveying of Vapors, Gases, Mists, and Noncombustible Particulate Solids, 2004
    • 96 – Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2004
    • 99 – Standard for Health Care Facilities, (Chapter 3 & 5, Annex A & C), 2005
  4. SMACNA Documents:
    • Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards, 7th Edition, 2003
    • HVAC Duct Construction Standards, Metal and Flexible3rd Edition 2005
    • Energy Systems Analysis and Management, 1st Edition, 1997
  5. TRANE Publications:
    • Trane Air Conditioning Manual, 6th edition
    • Trane Ductulator, 1976 or later
    • Trane Reciprocating Refrigeration Manual, 67th Printing
    • Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 2009
    • Florida Building Code – Mechanical 2007 with 2nd 2009 Supplement
    • Florida Building Code – Chapter 13 – Florida Energy Efficiency for Building
    • Florida Building Code – Fuel Gas, 2007 with 2nd 2009 Supplement

All Candidates: Bring an Architect's Scale (including 1/4" and 1/8") for Trade Knowledge.

SKU: SLC-MECCON
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