Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
General Building Inspector

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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
Licensing Agency Link

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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 Foundations 10
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 4
Masonry 4
Carpentry 12
Metals 4
Roofing 8
Associated Trades 4
General Code 4

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 150
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 Allowed in the Exam

1. New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3), NMCPR Web Page Link
2. New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
3. International Building Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
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