Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(ER-1J) Journeyman Residential Electrical Wiring
(Part 2 - Theory 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
2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite 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 4
Overcurrent Protection 2
Grounding and Bonding 2
Conductors and Cables 2
Raceways and Boxes 2
Special Occupancies and Special Equipment,
including Pools
Lighting and General-Use Equipment 1
Low Voltage 2

Total number of test questions: 25
Time allowed (minutes): 60
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), 2014,
- OR - The National Electrical Code Handbook, NFPA
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2. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2014, New Mexico Commission of Public Records Web Page Link
3. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
4. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
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