ASOPE Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Power Plant Operating Engineer Chief

Qualifications

  • Minimum age - Adult
  • Education - High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
  • Experience - Five years
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
  • Minimum time in previous grade - One year
  • 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 Steam Generator Construction and Types
  • Power Plant Water Chemistry
  • Power Plant Condensate and Feedwater Treatment and Equipment
  • Power Plant Steam Generator Combustion Air and Flue Gas System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Steam Generator Fuel System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Water-Steam Heating System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Steam Generator Fittings and Accessories
  • Power Plant Instrumentation
  • Power Plant Compressed Air System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Combustion and Combustion Equipment
  • Power Plant Electricity
  • Power Plant Math-Science
  • Power Plant Turbine Construction and Associated Equipment
  • Power Plant Condenser and Circulating Water System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Extraction Steam and Heaters and Associated Equipment
  • Power Plant Air Conditioning / Refrigeration
  • Power Plant Environmental Equipment
  • Power Plant Combustion Byproduct Disposal and Removal
  • Power Plant Backflow Prevention
  • Emergency Diesel Systems and Associated Equipment
  • Power Plant Personnel Management
  • Power Plant Computer Management
  • Power Plant Preventative Maintenance
  • Power Plant Steam Generator Inspection
  • Power Plant Boiler Testing