Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

Application for an Operator or Special to Have Charge Engineer licenses

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program Licensing

Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

The Details of Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

What you need for Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

These licenses are generally in the dry cleaning and small manufacturing industries. Anyone designated by the owner or user of a steam plant to either operate that plant, or to have charge of that plant, must hold the appropriate Special Engineer license for that plant.

Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Written request signed by the owner or user of the plant.
  • Pass an oral examination.

Fees for Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

Name Fee Unit
Special to Operate Engineering License (Steam Plant) $100 each
Renewal of Special to Operate Engineering License (Steam Plant) $90 each
Special to Have Charge Engineer License (Steam Plant) $100 each
Renewal of Special to Have Charge Engineer License (Steam Plant) $90 each

How to apply Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

Submit completed application, fee and any required attachments to:

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program
Department of Fire Services
P. O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Next steps for Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

  1. Apply for a Special to Operate Engineer License (Steam Plant)

    Completed applications must include:

    • Fee
    • One (1) passport style color photograph measuring 2” by 2”;
    • MA residents do not have to send photographs if they permit DFS use of their RMV photograph on the application.
    • Proof of age (legible copy of current driver's license is acceptable)
    • Written request signed by the owner or user of the plant.
  2. Examination

    A state district engineering inspector will contact you to arrange a date and time for an oral examination. This will take place at your work site.

  3. Renewal of Special Engineering Licenses

    These licenses are valid for five years.

    Six hours of documented continuing education is required for renewal.

    60 days before the expiration of your license you will receive the application to renew by mail. Please submit the completed application and fee 30 days before your license expires.

Contact for Application for Steam Plant Operator License (Special Engineer)

Address
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

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