Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(GS-4) Concrete, Cement,
Walkways, and Driveways

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Estimating and Plan Reading 10
Layout and Excavation 12
Formwork 8
Reinforcing Steel 8
General Concrete 16
Safety 6

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (minutes): 150
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
3. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
4. New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), 2009, New Mexico Commission of Public Records PDF File Link
5. New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3), 2009, New Mexico Commission of Public Records PDF File Link
6. International Building Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
7. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
8. Formwork for Concrete, 7th Edition, 2005, M.K. Hurd, American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
9. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
10. ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI Buy at Amazon

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