New Mexico

Licensing (General)

  • Solar installations (PV and solar thermal) are included under electrical and mechanical licenses
  • A company must have a Qualifying Party (master electrician or master plumber) of the appropriate trade to contract for a solar installation and a person with a journeyman license is expected to do the hands-on work

Licensing (PV)

  • A journeyman certificate of competence in the appropriate trade classification for the work to be performed is required of all individuals performing electrical wiring
  • An apprentice may work under the direct supervision of a validly certified journeyman, who is employed by a validly licensed person, or a holder of a valid annual permit.Journeyman certifications shall be issued such that the certificates parallel the electrical license classification scopes

Licensing (Solar thermal)

  • A journeyman certificate of competence in the appropriate trade classification for the work to be performed is required of all individuals performing mechanical and plumbing work.  An apprentice may work under the direct supervision of a validly certified journeyman who is employed by a validly licensed person or a holder of a valid annual permit. Journeyman certifications shall be issued such that the certificates parallel the mechanical and plumbing license classification scopes.

There are journeyman classifications for each EE and MM license in the above table.  A journeyman license requires two years experience.

Reciprocity: None

Resources: New Mexico Administrative Code

 

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