American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Facility Stationary Engineer Technician Second Class

Test Fee $45.00

Requirements to take test

  • Minimum age – 19
  • Education - High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Experience - One-year time as a Facility Stationary Engineer Tech 3rd Class in a Facility with Steam Generation or Low and High Temperature Hot Water heating systems and 1 Year Operating Experiences
  • Must have an EPA Section 608 Certificate Universal

Examination - Written Test 75 Question Multiple Choice

Licensed to Operate after successfully passing test:

  • Maximum Boiler Size (Unsupervised) HP-300 BHP / LP-Unlimited BHP
  • Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (Unsupervised) - 500 ton

Test will include competency and proficiency questions in the below listed areas

Curriculum of Facility Stationary Engineer Tech 3rd Class in addition to the following:

  • Facility Plant Safety
  • Safety Planning
  • Safety Regulations
  • Maintenance and Trouble Shooting Principles
  • Maintenance & Repair Management
  • Print Reading
  • Electronic Circuit Board Prints & Logic Diagrams
  • Mechanical Drive Systems
  • Predictive & Preventive Maintenance
  • Electrical Systems
  • Power Quality & System Testing
  • Electronic Systems
  • PLC Programing, Solid State Device Troubleshooting
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Refrigerant Regulations & Specialty Refrigeration Systems
  • Boiler Systems
  • Combustion Controls & Draft Controls
  • HVAC Systems
  • Control Systems & Control Signals
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Pneumatic Controls
  • Efficiency and Sustainability
  • System Efficiency Measurement