ASOPE Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Power Plant Operating Engineer First Class

Qualifications

  • Minimum age - Adult
  • Education - High School Diploma / GED or Equivalent
  • Experience - Four years
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
  • Minimum time in previous grade - One year or one year in grade as a Facility Operating Engineer 1st class
  • Maximum Prime Mover Horsepower (Unsupervised) - 7500
  • Maximum Boiler Size (Unsupervised) HP - 1500 BHP / LP Unlimited BHP
  • Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (Unsupervised) - 5000 tons

Curriculum at the Minimum:

  • Power Plant Safety
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Generator Construction
  • Types of Steam Generators
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Generator Water Chemistry
  • Power Plant Advanced Condensate and Feedwater Treatment
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Generator Combustion Air and Flue Gas System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Generator Fuel System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Piping Systems
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Generator Fittings and Accessories
  • Power Plant Advanced Instrumentation
  • Power Plant Compressed Air and Hydraulic Systems
  • Power Plant Advanced Combustion and Combustion Equipment
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam System to Steam Accessories
  • Power Plant Advanced Electricity
  • Power Plant Advanced Math-Science
  • Power Plant Advanced Steam Turbine Construction and Operation and Equipment
  • Power Plant Advanced Condenser and Circulating Water System and Equipment
  • Power Plant Advanced Extraction Steam Heaters Systems and Equipment
  • Power Plant Advanced Air Conditioning / Refrigeration
  • Power Plant Advanced Environmental Equipment and Equipment
  • Power Plant Combustion Byproduct Disposal and Removal System and Equipment
  • Emergency Diesel Systems and Associated Equipment
  • Power Plant Backflow Prevention
  • Power Plant Personnel Management
  • Power Plant Computer Management
  • Power Plant Preventative Maintenance