Facility Stationary Engineer Technician Second Class

ASOPE® offers an opportunity to obtain a Facility Stationary Engineer Technician - Second Class license. A list of qualifications that are required to receive your Facility Stationary Engineer Technician - Second Class license are outlined below. Requirements include a minimum age of 19 years, a high school diploma (or GED equivalent), and 1 year minimum experience as a Third Class Facility Stationary Engineer Technician.

If all qualifications are met, you will be required to schedule an exam. The exam consists of a wide range of curriculum including, but not limited to, power quality and system testing, PLC programing, solid state device troubleshooting, and system efficiency measurement. This examination will be part written test and part multiple choice with 75 questions. Upon completion of the Facility Stationary Engineer Technician - Second Class license exam, an ASOPE® representative will notify of a "pass" or "fail" status. If failed, you will be offered additional opportunities to retake the exam. Please review our Failed Test Procedures to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Facility Stationary Engineer Technician - Second Class license license, please contact the ASOPE® national office.


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