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New Mexico

(ES-10J) Journeyman Water Well Pump Installer Systems

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Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division (CID)

2550 Cerrillos Road - 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM  87505
Phone:  (505) 476-4500
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PSI Exams of New Mexico
2820 Broadbent Parkway, Suites E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone:  (877) 663-9267
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Knowledge of Electrical Installation Requirements8
Feeders & Branch Circuits4
Overcurrent Protection3
Grounding & Bonding8
Conductors & Cables5
Raceways & Boxes5
Panelboards & Switchboards5
Motors, Pumps & Controls6
Solar PV Systems3
New Mexico Electrical Code3
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
120

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you must pass the New Mexico Business & Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" course at PSI's Electronic Services Portal.

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), [or] The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2017, NFPA
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2.
New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), NMRLD
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3.
National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI C2‑2007), 2007, IEEE
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QUESTION:  “What is the difference between the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the NEC Handbook?”.  The Handbook has the same content as the NEC with additional drawings and explainations inserted.

The Handbook was designed for engineers and inspectors.  The typical exam candidate should not use it as a prefered reference unless they are using it for inspection jobs in their day-to-day work.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
1.
American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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2.
Ugly's Electrical References, 2011, 2014, 2017, George Hart
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Additional Recommended Books
1a.
Ferm’s Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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1b.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2017, Tom Henry
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