Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(EE-98) Residential and Commercial Electrical
(Part 1 - Commercial and Industrial)

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

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 13
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 10
Overcurrent Protection 5
Grounding and Bonding 10
Conductors and Cables 8
Raceways and Boxes 8
Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies and Special Equipment 10
Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 6
Motors, Transformers, and Generators 6
New Mexico State Code 4

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 200
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. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
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. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
2. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
3. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon
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