New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor License

The Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Cabling and interconnections at commercial and residential locations
  • Privately and publicly owned, operating at 50 volts or less
  • Interior and exterior special systems
  • Telecommunications systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • CATV systems
  • Security systems
  • Door and gate-operated control circuits
  • Audio and visual systems
  • Temperature control circuits
  • Other low voltage specialty systems operating at 50 volts or less
  • Low voltage special systems cables installed in plenum or non-plenum-rated walls or ceilings
  • Low voltage special systems cables in existing raceways installed by others as defined in paragraph (2) of Subsection A of 14.6.6.10 NMAC
  • Direct burial low voltage special systems cables
  • Associated excavating, trenching, boring, shoring, backfilling, and compacting
  • Installation of underground electrical wiring methods required to complete any of the listed special systems
  • Terminations and splicing of low voltage special system conductors
  • Overhead low voltage special systems cabling to structures
  • Installer of television receive-only (TVROs) (dishes) is not required to have a contractor license when the installation is in a single-family dwelling and does not require the use of 120 volts for tracking

How to Get the Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor License in New Mexico?

  1. Apply for eligibility throughPSI©:
  2. Send the complete documents and application fees to PSI©:
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    877-663-9267
  3. When approved by PSI©, apply for the Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3), and Business and Law examinations:
  4. After passing the examinations, candidates must gather the following list of documents:
  5. Send all forms to the following PSI© address:
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    (877) 663-9267
  6. Upon approval, the license will be sent via USPS.

For all applicants interested in applying outside of New Mexico, complete theOut-Of-State Testing Request Instructions.

New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

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    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

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    $525.00
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  • Login credentials emailed upon enrollment

    Unlimited access (no time limits)

    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

    Step-by-step solutions to math problems

    $340.00
    $340.00

New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and Business and Law exams, including the official reference lists.

New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 145 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (38 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • 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)
  • PSI© Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Official Content Outline

New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor Business and Law Examination

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 130 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (38 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Licensing Requirements (8)
    • Estimating and Bidding (5)
    • Business Organization and Financial Management (8)
    • Tax Laws (5)
    • Labor Laws (4)
    • Project Management and Lien Law (5)
    • Contracts (8)
    • Risk Management (4)
    • Environmental and Safety (3)
  • PSI© Business & Law Official Content Outline

New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NEW MEXICO LOW VOLTAGE SPECIAL SYSTEMS (UNDER 50 VOLTS) (ES-3) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

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  • NEW MEXICO LOW VOLTAGE SPECIAL SYSTEMS (UNDER 50 VOLTS) (ES-3) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

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New Mexico Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 Volts) (ES-3) Business and Law Examination Books

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