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New Mexico
(GB-98) General Building Contractor
(Part 2 - 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
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundations10
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement15
Masonry10
Carpentry6
Metals10
Roofing6
Associated Trades10
General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating27
OSHA Safety6
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (minutes):
310

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
New Mexico Administrative Code, Title 14, NMAC
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2.
New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), NMCPR
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3.
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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4.
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith
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5.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese
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6.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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7.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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8.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, Steel Deck Institute
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9.
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute
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10.
Erectors' Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, 1999, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
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11.
Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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12.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer
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13.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois Kicklighter
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14.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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15.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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16.
ACI 530-11 or ACI 530-13: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2011 or 2013, ACI
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17.
ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI
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