Office Information

Mailing Address:
ASOPE Inc.
PO Box 4188
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Physical Address:
ASOPE Inc.
139 W. Tate Street, Suite 6
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Toll-Free: (866) 926-1821
Fax: (812) 577-0096
Email: asopeinc@aol.com

 

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Locomotive Firemen

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Qualifications
  • Minimum age - 18
  • Experience - proof of 25 hours of steam locomotive fireing or attesation by two currently licensed steam locomotive firemen or steam locomotive Engineers as to applicant's experience and Competency.
    NOTE: A valid state license or certificate is acceptable for proof of experience.
  • Examinations - Written (oral or practical where necessary)
 
Curriculum at the Minimum:
  • Basic math and science
  • Basic combustion theory
  • Proper firing procedure
  • General construction of a Locomotive boiler
  • Boiler safety devices
  • Boiler fittings and accessories
  • Operation and testing of the water glass
  • Operation and testing of the water column
  • Operation and testing of gauge cocks
  • Corrective measures for low water conditions
  • Pre Trip inspection for leaks
  • Railroad signals
  • Railroad safety
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