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NEW MEXICO STATE

CONTRACTORS LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS - EXAMS AND SUMMARY INFORMATION

Contractor School Online (CSO) will assist you with their professional consultants and provide study materials, also practice tests for the Business, Law and your trade if available. If purchases are made elsewhere make sure the correct author, title and year are appropriate for the trade. CSO Business and Law Practice Test coincides with the required State Contractor’s Manual.

 

State Contractors - Business – Law - Management

 

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You may only take the following examinations twice during the 6 month eligibility period.

NM Electrical Inspector (General)

NM Residential Electrical Inspector

NM General Building Inspector

NM Mechanical Inspector

NM Plumbing Inspector

NM Residential Inspector

For all other examinations, you may not take the same examination more than twice within a 30-day period. If you have two fails within a 30-day period, you must wait 30 days from your 1st attempt, before you can test again. Passing scores are valid for 1 year from the date of your examination.

SPECIAL EXAMINATION ARRANGEMENTS

All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs.

REQUIRED IDENTIFICATION AT EXAMINATION SITE

You must provide 2 forms of identification. One must be a VALID form of government issued identification (driver’s license, state ID, passport, military ID), which bears your signature and has your photograph. The second ID must have your signature and preprinted legal name.

CONTRACTOR SCHOOL ONLINE (CSO) PRACTICE EXAMS

You may want to take our NM Practice Business and Law Exam and/or your trade if available @ www.contractorschoolonline.com  or call Toll Free 800-966-9596

EXAMINATION REFERENCE MATERIAL

Contractor School Online (CSO) will assist you with their professional consultants and provide study materials, also practice tests for the Business, Law and your trade if available. If purchases are made elsewhere make sure the correct author, title and year are appropriate for the trade.

State Contractors - Business – Law - Management

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Contractors: In addition to the Contractor Trade-Specific Examination(s) you must pass the Business and Law Exam, through New Mexico, testing center.

You must pass the New Mexico Business and Law Examination and the Trade Examination within 1 year. For example, if you pass the Contractor Trade Examination and fail the Business and Law examination, you must retake and pass the Business and Law Examination within 1 year of the pass date on the Contractor Trade Examination.

BUSINESS AND LAW EXAMINATION

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                        Time Allowed

               50                                                                       75% (38 points)                                                           125 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                  Number of Items

Licensing Requirements     8

Estimating and Bidding     5

Business Organization and Financial Management     8

Tax Law      5

Labor Laws     4

Project Management and Lien Law     4

Contracts     8

Risk Management     4

Environmental and Safety     3

REFERENCE MATERIALS

The examination is OPEN BOOK

ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR (General)

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                    Time Allowed

               80                                                                       75% (60 points)                                                       210 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                 Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements      8

Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits     10

Overcurrent Protection     6

Grounding and Bonding     9

Conductors and Cables     8

Raceways and Boxes     7

Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment     8

Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment     6

Motors, Transformers, and Generators     6

New Mexico State Code     6

Low Voltage     6

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GENERAL BUILDING INSPECTOR

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

             50                                                                          75% (38 points)                                                         150 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area           Number of Items

Sitework, Footings, and Foundations     10

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement     4

Masonry     4

Carpentry     12

Metals     4

RoofinG      8

Associated Trades     4

General Code      4

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

MECHANICAL I SPECTOR

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                 Time Allowed

            50                                                                           75% (38 points)                                                   120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                     Number of Items

General Knowledge     6

Piping - Refrigeration, Gas, Hydronic     10

Gas Sizing     2

Controls and Testing      4

Appliances - Heating and Cooling     10

Combustion Air     5

Chimneys, Flues and Vents     7

Ducts     6

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

PLUMBING INSPECTOR

Number of Questions                                                   % Required to Pass                                                   Time Allowed

            75                                                                         75% (57 points)                                                      190 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                   Number of Items

Drainage Waste and Vents     20

Water Supply Systems     10

Backflow Prevention      8

Storm Drainage Systems      5

Plumbing Fixtures, Including Water Heaters     9

General Regulations     12

Interceptors and Traps     6

Septic and Sewer     5

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR

Number of Questions                                                  % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

              50                                                                     75% (38 points)                                                          120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements     7                                                                                   

Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits     10

Over-current Protection     4

Grounding and Bonding     6

Conductors and Cables     7

Raceways and Boxes     5

Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools     2                                                                         

Lighting and General-Use Equipment      2

New Mexico State Code     5

Low Voltage     2

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

RESIDENTIAL INSPECTOR

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                           Time Allowed

               40                                                                      75% (30 points)                                                                     100

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                     Number of Items

Sitework, Footings, and Foundations     4

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement     5

Masonry     5

Carpentry     8

Roofing     15                                                                                                                                                                                             

General Code     3

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

EE-98 RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL PART 1 (Commercial and Industrial)

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                            Time Allowed

              80                                                                        75% (60 points)                                                               180 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                             Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements     13                                                                                         

Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits       10

Over-current Protection      5

Grounding and Bonding     10

Conductors and Cables     8

Raceways and Boxes      8

Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment     10

Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment     6

Motors, Transformers, and Generators     6

New Mexico State Code     4

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

EE-98 RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC PART 2 (Residential)

Number of Questions                                                % Required to Pass                                                                Time Allowed

             40                                                                     75% (30 points)                                                                          90

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                      Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements     7                                                                                 

Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits     8

Overcurrent Protection     3

Grounding and Bonding     4

Conductors and Cables     4

Raceways and Boxes     4                                                                                                                                                                       

Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools     3

Lighting and General-Use Equipment     3

New Mexico State Code     4

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

EE-98 RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL PART 3 (Specialties)

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

              50                                                                        75% (38 points)                                                           120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                Number of Items

Low Voltage, including Alarms     20

Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting     5

Cathodic Protection and Lightning Protection Systems     5

Telephone and Computer Systems     10

Sound and Communication Systems     10

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

EL-1 ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS INCLUDING TRANSMISSION LINES

Number of Questions                                                % Required to Pass                                                               Time Allowed

              100                                                                 75% (75 points)                                                                   240 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                              Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements     12                                                                                         

Electrical Supply/Sub-Station     6 

Transformers     12                                                                                                                                                                                   

Conductors     12                                                                                                                                                                                       

Poles and Structures     10                                                                                                                                                                      

Grounding Methods     10                                                                                                                                                                        

Overhead     8                                                                                                                                                                                           

Underground     8                                                                                                                                                                                     

Equipment and Safety     8                                                                                                                                                                      

Equipment over 600 Volts     10                                                                                                                                                             

REFERENCE LIST

This examination is OPEN BOOK

ER-1 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING

Number of Questions                                                % Required to Pass                                                                 Time Allowed

              80                                                                   75% (60 points)                                                                     180 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                               Number of Items

General Knowledge and Electrical Installation     17

Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits     17

Over-current Protection     4

Grounding and Bonding      8

Conductors and Cables     9

Raceways and Boxes     9

Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools     3

Lighting and General-Use Equipment     3

New Mexico State Code     6

Low Voltage     4                                                                                                                                                                                       

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK.

ES-1 ELECTRICAL SIGNS and OUTLINE LIGHTING

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                           Time Allowed

               50                                                                        75% (38 points)                                                              120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                               Number of Items

General Knowledge and Theory      15

Wiring and Protection     8

Wiring Methods and Material     12

Equipment For General Use     5

Special Occupancies     5

Special Equipment     5

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

ES-2 CATHODIC PROTECTION and LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEMS

Number of Questions                                                   % Required to Pass                                                            Time Allowed

              50                                                                       75% (38 points)                                                                      120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                 Number of Items

General Electrical Knowledge     15

National Electrical Code     15

Lightning Protection     10

Cathodic Protection     10

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

ES-3 LOW VOLTAGE SPECIAL SYSTEMS (under 50 Volts)

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

              50                                                                         75% (38 points)                                                          120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                 Number of Items

Grounding and Bonding     4

Conductors     4

Electrical Power Conditioning     2

Electrical and Electronic Knowledge     6

General Low Voltage     3

Sound and Video Systems      5

Intrusion Detection and Alarms     4

Fire Detection and Alarms     7

Computer and Data Systems      5

CCTV Systems      2                                                                                                                                                                                     

Testing Equipment      2                                                                                                                                                                            

CATV and MATV Systems     2                                                                                                                                                                  

Applied Systems Design     4                                                                                                                                                                     

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

ES-7 TELEPHONE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS and TELEPHONE INTERCONNTECT SYSTEMS

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

              50                                                                          75% (38 points)                                                        120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                               Number of Items

Grounding and Bonding     5

Conductors     5

Special Occupancies and Equipment     2

General Electrical Knowledge     5

Communication Systems     5

Cable Transmission and Reception Poles     2                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Inside Cabling     5                                                                                                                                                                                    

Network/Data     5                                                                                                                                                                                    

Switching      2                                                                                                                                                                                             

Telephones     3                                                                                                                                                                                          

Underground Cabling     4                                                                                                                                                                         

REFERENCE LIST

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GA-1 STREETS, ROADS, and HIGHWAY

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

              60                                                                        75% (45 points)                                                         180 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                            Number of Items

Bituminous Surface Treatments and Pavement    15

Earthwork     12    

Project Management (Planning, Estimating, Basis of Payment, One Call)     10

Heavy Equipment / Safety     5

Portland Cement Surface Treatments and Pavement     5

Erosion Control     4

Surveying     4                                                                                                                                                                                          

Miscellaneous (Curbs and Gutters, Concrete Wall Barrier, Fences, Signs)     5

REFERENCE LIST

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GA-2 MAINTENANCE and REPAIR  

Numbers of Questions                                                 % Required to Pass                                              Time Allowed

               30                                                                    75% (23 points)                                                   120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                               Numbers of Items

Bituminous Surface Treatments and Pavements     15

Project Management (Planning, Estimating, Basis of Payment)     5

Portland Cement Surface Treatments and Pavements     5

Heavy Equipment/Safety     5

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GA-3 SURBS, GUTTERS, and CULVERTS

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

              30                                                                         75% (23 points)                                                         120 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                  Number of Items

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GA-4 STRIPING

Number of Questions                                                  % Required to Pass                                                         Time Allowed

             30                                                                      75% (23 points)                                                              75 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                               Number of Items

Pavement Markings     16

Planning     6

Equipment/Safety     3

Estimating/Basis of Payment     5

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GA-5 HIGHWAY SIGNS and GUARD RAILS

Number of Questions                                                       % Required to Pass                                                Time Allowed

               30                                                                           75% (23 points)                                                    75 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                 Number of Items

Metal Barriers, Barricades, Traffic Control Devices    12

Highway Signs     5

Equipment Safety     3

Estimating/Basis of Payment     5

Planning     5                                                                                                                                                                                          

REFERENCE MATERIALS

GB-2 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONTRACTOR PART 1 EXAMINATION

Number of Questions                                                   % Required to Pass                                                           Time Allowed

              80                                                                       75% (60 points)                                                              220 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                                 Number of Items

Sitework, Footings, and Foundations     9

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement     9

Masonry     6

Carpentry     12                                                

Roofing     10

Associated Trades     12

General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating     14

OSHA Safety     8

REFERENCE MATERIALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GB-98 GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTOR PART 2 EXAMINATION

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                Time Allowed

             100                                                                         75% (75 points)                                                   300 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                              Number of Items

Sitework, Footings, and Foundations     10

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement     15

Masonry     10                                                                                                                                                                                           

Carpentry     6                                                                                                                                                                                          

Metals     10                                                                                                                                                                                                

Roofing      6                                                                                                                                                                                                

Associated Trades     10                                                                                                                                                                              

General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating     27                                                                                                                                

OSHA Safety      6                                                                                                                                                                                        

REFERENCE MANUALS

This examination is OPEN BOOK

GF-CORE

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                    Time Allowed

              40                                                                        75% (30 points)                                                       100 Minutes

CONTENT OUTLINE

Subject Area                             Number of Items

Storm-water Management     10

OSHA Safety     8

Project Management     6

Surveying / Layout     5                                       

New Mexico One-Call     6

Building Code/Inspections     5

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GF-1 AIRPORTS

Numbers of Questions                                                  % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

                30                                                                      75% (23 points)                                                         75 Minutes

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Subject Area                              Number of Items

Sitework     10                                                                                                                                                                                          

Runways     15                                                                                                                                                                                          

FAA Regulations     3                                                                                                                                                                             

Lighting     2                                                                                                                                                                                           

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GF-2 BRIDGES

Number of Questions                                                         % Required to Pass                                                  Time Allowed

               30                                                                            75% (23 points)                                                      75 Minutes

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Subject Area                                  Number of Items

Sitework     10                                                                                                                                                                                          

Concrete     6                                                                                                                                                                                          

Metals     3                                                                                                                                                                                              

Asphalt Pavement     6                                                                                                                                                                          

Rigging     3                                                                                                                                                                                              

Project Management 

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GF-3 CANALS, RESERVOIRS, or IRRIGATION SYSTEM

Number of Questions                                                         % Required to Pass                                                  Time Allowed

              30                                                                            75% (23 points)                                                       75 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

Irrigation     10                                                                                                                                                                                        

Concrete     5                                                                                                                                                                                         

Sitework     15                                                                                                                                                                                          

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GF-4 DRAINAGE or FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS

Number of Questions                                                         % Required to Pass                                                       Time Allowed

              30                                                                             75% (23 points)                                                           75 Minutes

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Subject Area                        Number of Items

Earthwork     9                                                                                                                                                                                       

Culverts and Pipe     9                                                                                                                                                                           

Concrete     9                                                                                                                                                                                          

Project Management     3                                                                                                                                                                    

 

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GF-5 RECREATION AREAS

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                         Time Allowed

              30                                                                        75% (23 points)                                                             75 Minutes

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Subject Area                      Number of Items

Sitework     15

Irrigation     6

Concrete     5

Project Management     4

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GF-6 RAILROADS and TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION

SCOPE OF WORK

Railroad and Tunnel Construction: construct railroad lines, including clearing, filling, shaping, compacting, placing rip-rap, stabilizing, setting roadbeds, ties, tie plates, rails, rail connectors, frogs, switch plates, switches, and all appurtenances necessary for an operational railroad line, including bridges, culverts, tunnels, retaining walls, dikes, fences, gates, tool sheds and landing or parking platforms for equipment. Includes welding operations necessary for rail construction.

You will be allowed 2 hours to write an essay examination describing, in as much detail as possible, the tasks required to perform the above license classification. We want to know how you would do each task (using the labor, material, and equipment required) on a step-by-step basis. You may describe projects that you have done to completely explain the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform a quality job in a safe and efficient manner.

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GF-7 TANKS and TOWERS

Number of Questions                                                         % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

              30                                                                             75% (23 points)                                                          75 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

Miscellaneous Structures     7                                                                                                                                                             

Sitework/Excavation     3                                                                                                                                                                    

Welding     4                                                                                                                                                                                            

Paving and Surfacing     3                                                                                                                                                                      

Tanks     10                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Towers     3                                                                                                                                                                                                

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GF-8 TRANSMISSION LINES, TANKS, SUB-STATIONS (Non-Electrical)

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                         Time Allowed

              30                                                                       75% (23 points)                                                              120 Minutes

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Subject Area                             Number of Items

Tanks and Pipelines     12

Miscellaneous Structures / Corrosion Protection      6

Welding     4                                                                                                                                                                                           

Heavy Equipment/Safety Paving and Surfacing     4                                                                                                                                                         

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GF-9 UTILITY LINES

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                        Time Allowed

              35                                                                          75% (27 points)                                                            90 Minutes

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Subject Area                              Number of Items

Pipe/Miscellaneous Structures     15

Earthwork     7                                                                                                                                                                                        

Surface Repair     5                                                                                                                                                                                 

Project Management     8                                                                                                                                                                     

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GS-4 CONCRETE, CEMENT, WALKWAYS, and DRIVEWAYS

Number of Questions                                                       % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

            60                                                                            75% (45 points)                                                        150 Minutes

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Subject Area                             Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     10                                                                                                                                                      

Layout and Excavation     12                                                                                                                                                                 

Formwork     8                                                                                                                                                                                       

Reinforcing Steel     8                                                                                                                                                                           

General Concrete     10                                                                                                                                                                          

Safety     6                                                                                                                                                                                               

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GS-6 DOOR INSTALLATION

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to Pass                                                       Time Allowed

              30                                                                         75% (23 points)                                                           120 Minutes

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Subject Area                              Number of Items

Doors and Frames     14                                                                                                                                                                         

Doors Hardware     9                                                                                                                                                                             

Special Doors     4                                                                                                                                                                                   

Overhead Garage Doors     3                                                                                                                                                                

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GS-7 DRYWALL INSTALLATION and TEXTURE

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                        Time Allowed

              40                                                                          75% (30 points)                                                           120 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     6                                                                                                                                                        

Materials and Installation     19                                                                                                                                                             

Taping     4                                                                                                                                                                                                

Special Applications     6                                                                                                                                                                         

Safety     5                                                                                                                                                                                                  

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GS-8 EARTHMOVING, EXCAVATION, and DITCHING

Number of Questions                                                          % Required to Pass                                                          Time Allow

              40                                                                              75% (30 points)                                                           120 Minutes

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Subject Area                               Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     4                                                                                                                                                      

Equipment and Technique     6                                                                                                                                                           

Compaction     10

Soil Types     10                                                                                                                                                                                        

Specialty Work (Blasting, Shoring)     6                                                                                                                                              

Safety     4                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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GS-9 ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS and CONVEYORS

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                           Time Allowed

              60                                                                        75% (45 points)                                                              180 Minutes

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Subject Area                             Number of Items

Commercial Elevators     27                                                                                                                                                                 

Residential Elevators     8                                                                                                                                                                   

Escalators     8                                                                                                                                                                                      

Moving Walks     4                                                                                                                                                                               

Dumbwaiters     4                                                                                                                                                                                

Emergency Service     4                                                                                                                                                                          

Safety     5                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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GS-13 FRAMING

Number of Questions                                                   % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

               60                                                                     75% (45 points)                                                          180 Minutes

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Subject Area                             Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     9                                                                                                                                                      

Layout     7                                                                                                                                                                                             

Walls     14                                                                                                                                                                                               

Floors and Stairs     13                                                                                                                                                                           

Roofs     12                                                                                                                                                                                               

OSHA Safety     5                                                                                                                                                                                   

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GS-16 MASONRY

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                     Time Allowed

                60                                                                      75% (45 points)                                                         180 Minutes

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Subject Area                               Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     4                                                                                                                                                      

Unit Masonry     19                                                                                                                                                                                 

Mortar and Grout     16                                                                                                                                                                         

Accessories     7                                                                                                                                                                                     

Stone     2                                                                                                                                                                                                

Tools     4                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Restoration and Cleaning     4                                                                                                                                                              

Safety     4                                                                                                                                                                                                

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GS-21 ROOFING

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                           Time Allowed

              60                                                                        75% (45 points)                                                              150 Minutes

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Subject Area                       Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     10                                                                                                                                                      

Surface Preparation and Planning     8                                                                                                                                              

Steep and Low Slope Roofing, including BUR, Waterproofing     27                                                                                               

Roofing Components     9                                                                                                                                                                      

Safety     6                                                                                                                                                                                               

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GS-24 STRUCTURAL STEEL ERECTION

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                          Time Allowed                                                                                                                                                           

              40                                                                        75% (30 points)                                                             120 Minutes

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Subject Area                          Number of Items

Materials     10                                                                                                                                                                                       

Rigging     8                                                                                                                                                                                           

Steel Erection     10                                                                                                                                                                               

Attachment     8                                                                                                                                                                                   

Safety     4                                                                                                                                                                                              

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GS-25 SWIMMING POOLS

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                      Time Allowed

               50                                                                       75% (38 points)                                                         150 Minutes

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Subject Area                          Number of Items

Plan Reading and Estimating     3                                                                                                                                                    

Sitework and Excavating     9                                                                                                                                                            

Forming and Reinforcing     9                                                                                                                                                            

Concrete     8                                                                                                                                                                                        

Shotcrete     8                                                                                                                                                                                       

Pool Equipment, Including ADA (No Plumbing or Electric)     8                                                                                                   

Safety, Including CFR, Pool and Security Fencing     5                                                                                                                   

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GS-30 PLASTERING, STUCCO and LATHING

Number of Questions                                                  % Required to Pass                                                         Time Allowed

              40                                                                     75% (30 points)                                                             120 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

Estimating and Plan Reading     4                                                                                                                                                       

Surface Preparation     6                                                                                                                                                                       

Materials     7                                                                                                                                                                                          

Installation     9                                                                                                                                                                                        

E.I.F.S.     5                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Tools     5                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Safety     4                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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MM-1 PLUMBING

Number of Questions                                                   % Required to Pass                                                             Time Allowed

             100                                                                      75% (75 points)                                                                240 Minutes

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Subject Area                           Number of Items

Drainage Waste and Vents     25                                                                                                                                                        

Water Supply Systems     8                                                                                                                                                                

Backflow Prevention     7                                                                                                                                                                   

Storm Drainage Systems     4                                                                                                                                                            

Plumbing Fixtures, Including Water Heaters     10                                                                                                                         

General Knowledge and General Regulations     12                                                                                                                        

Interceptors and Traps     9                                                                                                                                                                

Isometric Analysis     10                                                                                                                                                                        

Hydronics     5                                                                                                                                                                                       

Septic and Sewer     6                                                                                                                                                                          

Fuel Dispensing Stations     4                                                                                                                                                             

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MM-2 NATURAL GAS FITTING

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                            Time Allowed

              100                                                                      75% (75 points)                                                               240 Minutes

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Subject Area                           Number of Items

General Knowledge and Principles     16                                                                                                                                         

Piping     19                                                                                                                                                                                            

Gas Sizing     13                                                                                                                                                                                     

Controls and Testing     8                                                                                                                                                                  

Appliances     15                                                                                                                                                                                    

Combustion Air     9                                                                                                                                                                           

Chimneys, Flues, and Vents     10                                                                                                                                                      

Heating Systems     10                                                                                                                                                                          

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MM-3 HEAT, VENT and AIR CONDITIONING

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                         Time Allowed

             100                                                                         75% (75 points)                                                             240 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

Motors, Controls, and Low Voltage Wiring     20                                                                                                                            

Piping     10                                                                                                                                                                                             

Heating and Cooling General Knowledge     20                                                                                                                                

Heating and Cooling Equipment and Components     15                                                                                                                 

Refrigerants and Refrigeration     15                                                                                                                                                   

Duct Work, Ventilation, and Exhaust     20                                                                                                                                         

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MM-4 HEAT, COOLING and PROCESS PIPE  

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                        Time Allowed

              90                                                                        75% (68 points)                                                           220 Minutes

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Subject Area                            Number of Items

General Knowledge     29                                                                                                                                                                  

Steam and Hot Water Boiler Systems     7                                                                                                                                    

Process Piping and Systems     28                                                                                                                                                    

Fire Suppression Systems     6                                                                                                                                                           

Controls and Components     15                                                                                                                                                       

Combustion Air and Venting     5                                                                                                                                                    

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MS-3 CESSPOOLS, SEPTIC TANKS and SEWERS

Number of Questions                                                      % Required to Pass                                                  Time Allowed

              50                                                                          75% (38 points)                                                      120 Minutes

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Subject Area                         Number of Items

General Knowledge     5                                                                                                                                                                    

Installation and Materials     15                                                                                                                                                         

Septic Tanks     12                                                                                                                                                                                 

Disposal Absorption Fields     10                                                                                                                                                        

Building Sewers     4                                                                                                                                                                           

Alternative Disposal     4                                                                                                                                                                   

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MS-6 LAWN SPRINKLERS 

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                 Time Allowed

              50                                                                         75% (38 points)                                                   120 Minutes

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Subject Area                         Number of Items

General Knowledge     10                                                                                                                                                                      

Design     9                                                                                                                                                                                              

Materials     5                                                                                                                                                                                         

Controls and Wiring     9                                                                                                                                                                       

Excavation    4                                                                                                                                                                                        

Pumps     3                                                                                                                                                                                               

Water Supply     5                                                                                                                                                                                   

Sprinkler Heads     5                                                                                                                                                                               

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MS-12 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS 

Number of Questions                                                    % Required to Pass                                                          Time Allowed

               80                                                                     75% (60 points)                                                               120 Minutes

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Subject Area                        Number of Items

Backflow Prevention     5                                                                                                                                                                 

Hydraulic Calculations and Design      6                                                                                                                                          

Residential Systems     5                                                                                                                                                                   

Firepumps and Standpipes     8                                                                                                                                                       

Sprinkler Systems     8                                                                                                                                                                       

Water Supply, Storage, and Distribution     5                                                                                                                                

General and Code Knowledge     18                                                                                                                                                 

Materials and Methods     8                                                                                                                                                             

Testing and Inspections (NFPA 25)     10                                                                                                                                         

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MS-14 DRY CHEMICAL FIRE PROTECTION

Number of Questions                                                     % Required to pass                                             Time Allowed

             50                                                                          75% (38 points)                                                 90 Minutes

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Subject Area                                                                                                                                       Number of Items

Clean Agents and Alternative Systems     17                                                                                                          

Foam Systems     5                                                                                                                                                     

Wet Chemical Systems     8                                                                                                                                      

Dry Chemical Systems     6                                                                                                                                        

Carbon Dioxide Systems     2                                                                                                                                     

Portable Fire Extinguishers     4                                                                                                                                 

Commercial Kitchen Equipment     8    

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