ASOPE Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Fluidized Bed Plant Operating Engineer Third Class

Qualifications

  • Minimum age - 19
  • Education - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent or plant operations training
  • Experience - Two years or One year time in grade as a Facility Operating.
  • Engineer 2nd class may be used for the 2 years experience for Power Plant Operating Engineer 3rd class
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
  • Maximum Prime Mover Horsepower (Unsupervised) - 1500
  • Maximum Boiler Size (Unsupervised) HP - 400 BHP / LP - Unlimited BHP
  • Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (Unsupervised) - 600 ton

Curriculum at the Minimum:

  • Power Plant Safety
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Generator Construction
  • Types of Steam Generators
  • Fluidized Bed Steam Generators
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Generator Water Chemistry
  • Power Plant Basic Condensate and Feedwater Treatment and Equipment
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Generator Combustion Air and Flue Gas System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Generator Fuel
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Generator Fittings and Accessories and Equipment
  • Power Plant Basic Instrumentation
  • Power Plant Compressed Air System
  • Power Plant Basic Combustion and Combustion Equipment
  • Power Plant Basic Steam System to Steam Accessories
  • Power Plant Basic Electricity
  • Power Plant Basic Math-Science
  • Power Plant Basic Steam Turbine Construction
  • Power Plant Basic Condenser and Circulating Water System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Basic Air Conditioning
  • Power Plant Basic Environmental Equipment