New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Drinking Water Bureau

Utility Operator Exam Essentials

Exam Schedules

2019 Exam Schedule – Updated: 7/24/2019

Exam Application

UOCP Exam Application Form  – Updated 4/22/2019

Need to Know Criteria for Water & Wastewater Operators

Water Certification Need to Know Criteria

Wastewater Certification Need to Know Criteria

Certification Exam Formula Sheets – Updated 2/20/2019

Wastewater Formula Sheet (Level 1 & 2)

Wastewater Formula Sheet (Level 3 & 4)

Water Formula Sheet (Level 1 & 2)

Water Formula Sheet (Level 3 & 4)

 

Water & Wastewater Study Manuals – webpage link 


Due to an increase in the number of applications received for operator certification exams, all exam sessions are limited to a MAXIMUM of 200 EXAMINEES.

 

Once an exam session is full and closed, the following notifications will take place:

  1. Full sessions will be noted and highlighted on this posted schedule.
  2. A full session notice will be posted on the UOCP website under the “Announcements” tab.
  3. Anyone with an application approved after a session has been closed will be notified of approval to test at the next available session without submitting another application.

 

EXAM SESSIONS WILL BE FILLED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, SO IT IS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT EXAM APPLICATIONS EARLY.

 

Any additions or changes to this schedule will be published on the UOCP webpage. Please address any questions, comments, or requests for information regarding the certification process, to the NM Utility Operator Certification Program. Our phone number is (505) 827-2802. Our mailing address is:

NM Utility Operator Certification Program
NMED Drinking Water Bureau
PO Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM  87502-5469

Completed exam applications should be submitted to the Utility Operator Certification Program as soon as possible, but must be postmarked at least 30 days prior to the examination date.

 

All applications for examination received must be accompanied by check or money order for payment of the application fee.

 

⇒ See top of page for Application Form

 

2019 UTILITY OPERATOR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

*All exams are limited to a MAXIMUM of 200 EXAMINEES

Application Deadline

Exam Date

Exam Location (City)

Certification Exam Locations

01/02/2019

02/01/2019

Las Cruces

Exam Location: New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd. Las Cruces

02/13/19

03/15/19

Santa Fe

Exam Location: Harold Runnels Bldg., 1190 South St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe (ground floor Auditorium)

03/12/19

04/11/19

Albuquerque

Exam Location: Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque

04/17/19

05/17/19

Espanola

Exam Location: Ohkay Casino & Resort, 68 NM 291-Taos Hwy., Espanola

05/22/19

06/21/19

Ruidoso

Exam Location: Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Ruidoso

07/31/19

08/30/19

Albuquerque

Exam Location: African American Performing Arts Center, 310 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque

8/21/19

09/20/19

Albuquerque

Exam Location: Marriot Pyramid Hotel, 5151 San Francisco Rd., Albuquerque

09/11/19

10/11/19

Las Vegas

Exam Location: NM Highlands University, 401 Roma Ave., Student Union Bldg.-3rd Floor, Las Vegas

 

10/23/19

11/22/19

Las Cruces

Exam Location: Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, 705 S. Telshor Blvd., Las Cruces

 

Test Dates, Locations and Fees are subject to change.

*All exams are limited to a MAXIMUM of 200 EXAMINEES