Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(JP) Journeyman Plumber

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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
Drainage Waste and Vents 21
Water Supply Systems 6
Backflow Prevention 4
Storm Drainage Systems 4
Plumbing Fixtures, Including
Water Heaters and Accessibility
General Knowledge and
General Regulations
Interceptors and Traps 4
Isometric Analysis 5
Hydronics 4
Septic and Sewer 4

Total number of test questions: 70
Time allowed (minutes): 185
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 Plumbing Code (NMAC 14.8.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
2. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
3. New Mexico Mechanical Code (NMAC 14.9.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
4. IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook, 1991, Robert A. Lee, IPT Publishing Buy at Amazon
5. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2015, IAPMO Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, Lee Smith Buy at Amazon
2.  New Mexico Liquid Waste Disposal Regulations (NMAC 20.7.3), NMCPR Web Page Link
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