Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(EE-98J) Journeyman Residential
and Commercial Electrical

(Part 1 - Code Examination)

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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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PSI Exams
2301 Yale Blvd. SE
Building C, Suite 4
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 4
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 7
Overcurrent Protection 4
Grounding and Bonding 6
Conductors and Cables 5
Raceways and Boxes 5
Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment 4
Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 3
Motors, Transformers, and Generators 5
New Mexico State Code 4
Low Voltage 3

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 145
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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Reference Books Permitted in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Doc Link
2. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2014, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
3. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2007), 2007, IEEE. Doc Link


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Alternating Current Fundamentals, 6th Edition, 1999, John Duff, Stephen Herman. Buy at Amazon
2. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
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