New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor License

The Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Construct, install, alter or repair utility lines and utility systems for the transmission of sewage, natural gas, and water
  • Directly plowing or pulling direct burial cable through existing raceways and installation vaults as the telecommunications utility directs
  • Excavating
  • Grading
  • Trenching
  • Boring
  • Shoring
  • Backfilling
  • Compacting
  • Paving and surfacing
  • Tanks
  • Pumps
  • Lift-stations and substations
  • Construct, alter, or repair treatment plants and facilities incidental to that
  • Install direct burial communications cable by trenching
  • Associated excavating

How to Get the Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor License in New Mexico?

  1. Meet the experience requirement:
    • At least two years of documented experience in the Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor field.
  2. Apply for eligibility through PSI©.
  3. Send these documents via mail with the corresponding application fee to:
    PSI©
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    877-663-9267
  4. Once the documents and the eligibility have been approved, schedule and pay for the examination.
  5. Take and pass the following examinations:
    • New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor Trade Exam.
    • New Mexico CORE (GF) Contractor Trade Exam.
    • New Mexico Business and Law Examination (PSI©).
  6. After passing the examination, complete the Application for Contractor License and the Construction Industries Division Contractor License Code Bond.
  7. Gather the following documents and send them by mail to PSI©: PSI©
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    (877) 663-9267
  8. Once accepted, the license will be delivered via USPS.

New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

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    Unlimited access (no time limits)

    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

    Step-by-step solutions to math problems

    $340.00
    $340.00

New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor License Exams

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

New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 35
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 90 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (27 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Pipe/Miscellaneous Structures (15)
    • Earthwork (7)
    • Surface Repair (5)
    • Project Management (8)
  • PSI© Utility Lines (GF-9) Official Content Outline

New Mexico CORE (GF) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 40
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 100 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (30 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Stormwater Management (10)
    • OSHA Safety (8)
    • Project Management (6)
    • Surveying / Layout (5)
    • New Mexico One-Call (6)
    • Building Code / Inspections (5)
  • PSI© CORE (GF) Official Content Outline

New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) 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 Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the GF Core, Utility Lines (GF-9) 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 UTILITY LINES (GF-9) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $992.21
  • NEW MEXICO UTILITY LINES (GF-9) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,092.21

New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Contractor Exam Books

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New Mexico CORE (GF) Contractor Exam Books

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New Mexico Utility Lines (GF-9) Business and Law Examination Books

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