Diesel Plant Operating Engineer Second Class

If you are interested in obtaining your Diesel Plant Operating Engineer- Second Class license, than ASOPE® is here to help. The list of qualifications required to receive your Diesel Plant Operating Engineer- Second Class license are outlined below. Some of the requirements are a minimum age of 18 years old (legal adult), having a high school diploma/GED or equivalent, and minimum of three years experience as an Assistant Engerineer in charge of operations and maintenance of marine or stationary mutiple diesel engine plants.

If all qualifications are met, you will be required to schedule a written examination. The exam consists of a wide range of curriculum including, but not limited to, fuel injection systems, primary and secondary cooling systems, spill preventiontion and countermeasures, and principles of A.C. generation speed and frequency. Upon completion of your Diesel Plant Operating Engineer- Second Class license exam, an ASOPE® representative will notify you of a "pass" or "fail" status. If failed, you will be offered additional opportunities to retake the Diesel Plant Operating Engineer- Second Class exam. Please review our Failed Test Procedures to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Diesel Plant Operating Engineer- Second Class license, please contact the ASOPE® national office.

Qualifications

  • Minimum age - Adult
  • Education - High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Experience - Three years as Assistant Engineer in Charge of operations and maintenance of marine or stationary multiple diesel engine plants.
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)

Curriculum at the Minimum:

  • Fuel Storage and Preparation
  • Fuel Injection System
  • Starting System
  • Lube Oil System
  • Governor System
  • Primary and Secondary Cooling Systems
  • Exhaust System
  • Heat Recovery Systems
  • Turbo Chargers
  • Generator Construction
  • Power Generation
  • Principles of A.C. Generation Speed and Frequency
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Spill Prevention and Countermeasures
  • Diesel Engine Operational Safety