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Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License/Exam

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License Requirements

Requirements to Obtaining your License

Construction of all one and two family dwellings and all buildings containing less than 35,000 cubic feet of enclosed space must be constructed under the supervision of a person licensed by the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards as a Construction Supervisor.

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Work Under this License

Work that can be Done Under this License

UNRESTRICTED
According to the Massachusetts Building Code, Section 108.3.5 & Section 116.0, individuals who directly supervise persons engaged in construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, removal, or demolition involving any activity regulated by the code for the following must possess an unrestricted construction supervisor license.

  • Buildings containing less than 35,000 cubic feet of enclosed space;
  • One- and two-family dwellings or any accessory building thereto irrespective of size;
  • Buildings used for farm purposes; and
  • Retaining walls less than 10 feet in height at all points along the wall as measured from the base of the footing to the top of the wall.

RESTRICTED (ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY ONLY)
Individuals who hold a restricted (one- and two-family only) construction supervisor’s license shall be limited to direct supervision of persons engaged in construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, removal, or demolition involving any activity regulated by the code for: any one- and two-family dwellings irrespective of size or any accessory building thereto.

Applications for a License

Applying to get your License

  • Applicants must be able to document 3 years of experience. .

Applications

  • An application for licensure must be obtained from the State Board by calling 1-617-727-3200.
  • The initial three year application fee is $150 and the application must be received by the state within 1 year of passing the exam.
  • The average processing time is 30-60 days
Reciprocity

Reciprocity Agreements

As of this time, there is no reciprocal licensing.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

12 hours of ceu are required for Unrestricted and 10 hours of ceu are required for restricted classifications per renewal. Specialty classifications must have 6 hours per renewal. We offer this training online.

Examination

Exam Details

  • The unrestricted construction supervisor exam has 75 questions and a time limit of 3 hours.
  • The restricted construction supervisor exam has 60 questions and a time limit of 3 hours.
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • You must document 3 years of experience when submitting your application to take the exam.
  • Topics on the exam include code administration, sitework, concrete masonry, thermal and moisture protection, finishes, metals, and doors and windows.
  • To schedule your exam, contact Thomson Prometric at 1-800-813-6671.

References

Books and References for the Exam

The following reference is recommended to study for the examination. This reference can purchased at our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

Restricted One and Two Family Supervisor Exam

  • Massachusetts Residential Code Amendments
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • OSHA Part 1926
  • 2009 International Energy Code

Unrestricted Supervisor Exam

  • Massachusetts Building Code Amendments
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • Massachusetts Residential Code Amendments
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • OSHA Part 1926
  • 2009 International Energy Code
  • Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations

Exam Review and Education

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the Massachusetts Construction Supervisor Exam in an online format. The fee for the online course is $149. The program includes highlighting guides, practice tests, math and plans, and test taking tips. Each time you take a test, we randomly generate questions from our database. We also offer a "complete package" that includes the exam review, all of the books permitted to be used during the exam, pre-printed tabs, and free shipping.

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  • Complete Package: $499 (Unrestricted)
  • Complete Package: $349 (Restricted)
  • Exam Review Only: $149 (Included in Package)
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Applications

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