ASOPE® Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Facility Stationary Engineer Technician Third Class

Test Fee $45.00

Requirements to take test

  • Minimum age – 18
  • Education - High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Experience - One-year time as a Facility Power Engineer Tech in a Facility with Steam Generation or Low Temperature Hot Water heating systems or Certificate of Completion of a 15-week Facility Maintenance program in Boiler, HVAC, Chiller, and Maintenance from a Technical College and 1 Year Operating Experiences

Examination - Written Test 50 Question Multiple Choice Multiple Choice

Licensed to Operate after successfully passing test:

  • Maximum Boiler Size (Unsupervised) HP-110 BHP / LP-450 BHP
  • Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (Unsupervised) - 100 ton

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

  • Facility Plant Safety
  • Maintenance and Trouble Shooting Principles
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Types of Maintenance
  • Service and Repair Principles
  • Print Reading
  • P&ID and Electrical
  • Mechanical Drive Systems
  • Types, Trouble Shooting, Lubrication & Maintenance
  • Electrical Systems
  • Power Distribution, Print Reading, Circuits, Testing, Trouble Shooting & Maintenance
  • Electronic Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electronic System Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Operation, Configuration, Components, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  • Boiler Systems
  • Operation, Configuration, Components, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  • HVAC Systems
  • Operation, Configuration, Components, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Components, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  • Efficiency and Sustainability
  • Facility Efficiency, Auditing & Implementation