Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(ES-2) Cathodic Protection and
Lightning Protection Systems

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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
General Electrical Knowledge 15
National Electrical Code 15
Lightning Protection 10
Cathodic Protection 10

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120
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),- OR - The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 780: Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems, 2004, NFPA NFPA Link
3. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), NMCPR Web Page Link


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
2. Pipeline Corrosion and Cathodic Protection, 3rd Edition, Marshall E. Parker, Edward G. Peatte. Buy at Amazon
3. Handbook of Cathodic Corrosion Protection, 3rd Edition, Walter Von Baeckmann. Buy at Amazon
4. Control of Pipeline Corrosion, 2nd Edition, 2001, A.W. Peabody, NACE Buy at Amazon
5. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
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