Construction Trade Exam Research Area

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

(Part 2 - Theory Examination)

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Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division (CID) ™

2550 Cerrillos Road - 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM  87505
Phone:  (505) 476-4700
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PSI Exams of New Mexico ™
2820 Broadbent Parkway, Suites E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone:  (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge and
Electrical Installation Requirements
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 5
Overcurrent Protection 4
Grounding and Bonding 5
Conductors and Cables 3
Raceways and Boxes 3
Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies,
and Special Equipment
Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 2
Motors, Transformers, and Generators 8

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 135
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 NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
3. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart.  Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. Cathodic Protection, 2nd Edition, 1987, John H. Morgan. Buy at Amazon
6. Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, 2002, 3rd Edition, John E. Traister and Terry Kennedy. Buy at Amazon
7. Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition, Clyde N. Herrick. Buy at Amazon
8. Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2005 - OR -Live Sound Reinforcement, Best Seller Edition, Scott Hunter Stark. Buy at Amazon
9. Data, Voice, and Video Cabling, 3rd Edition, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg. Buy at Amazon
10. CCTV: Networking and Digital Technology, 2nd Edition, 2005, Vlado Damjanovski. Buy at Amazon
11. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
12. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2007), 2007, IEEE Buy at Amazon
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