American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Power Engineer Master Chief


  • Minimum age - Adult
  • Education - High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
  • Experience - Eight years. Required to hold both Power Plant Operating
  • Engineer Chief and Combustion Turbine Combined Cycle Chief one year minimum each
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
  • Prime Mover Horsepower (unsupervised) - Unlimited
  • Maximum Boiler Size (unsupervised) HP - Unlimited BHP - LP - Unlimited BHP
  • Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (unsupervised) - Unlimited tons

Curriculum at the Minimum:

  • Power Plant Safety
  • Power Plant Math-Science
  • Power Plant Water Chemistry
  • Power Plant Waste Water Treatment
  • Power Plant Electrical Generation and Transmission
  • Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Power Plant Environmental Equipment
  • Power Plant Combustion By Products Removal and Disposal
  • Power Plant Pressure Vessel Inspection
  • Power Plant Personnel Management
  • Power Plant Computer Management
  • Power Plant Efficiency
  • Facility Project Management
  • Facility Building Maintenance
  • Facility HVAC