Bring your hand tools and somebody will put you to work. Have no fears you are already more experienced than some of the stumble bums portraying themselves as plumbers over here.
Goto Plumbers.org and join the PDL.
It is a plumbers discussion list with alot of U.S. plumbers on it. You will be able to network with these guys/ gals, and maybe get a heads up as to whos, who in New Mexico.
The Local Plumber
Tustin, California http://www.TheLocalPlumber.com