ASOPE Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Diesel Plant Operating Engineer Second Class

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