How to Report Engineer in Charge Status

In accordance with 522 CMR 2.02, when accepting or leaving a position as an Engineer in Charge of steam boilers and/or engines, designated engineers and firemen must notify the Department.
Any change in assignment as the Engineer in Charge must be reported to the Department of Fire Services within 7 days.

Executive Administrator to the Board of Boiler Rules

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522 CMR: Board of Boiler Rules

2.02: Records  To ensure the proper daily inspection of steam boilers.

  • When accepting or leaving a position as an Engineer in Charge of steam boilers and/or engines, designated engineers and firemen must notify the Department within seven days. Such notice must be in a format approved by the Department, and must include the location, and a list of all steam boilers and/or engines.
  • When accepting a position, the engineer or fireman must include a letter of designation as the Engineer in Charge, signed by the owner or owner’s representative.
  • Any person designated as an Engineer in Charge must acknowledge their understanding of the responsibilities of that position to perform the duties required of an Engineer in Charge, as listed below.

How to report   How to Report Engineer in Charge Status

Mail signed and completed forms to:

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Program
Attn:  Chief Edward Kawa
Department of Fire Services
P.O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Fax signed and completed forms to (978) 567-3199

Email signed and completed forms to: Edward.Kawa@mass.gov

Next steps   for How to Report Engineer in Charge Status

  1. To Report Acceptance of Position as Engineer in Charge

    • Complete the Engineer in Charge Notification Form 
    • Read and sign Page 2 of the Form, Responsibilities of the Engineer in Charge
    • Obtain a Letter of Designation from the employer
    • Submit these to the Department of Fires Services within seven days of assignment
  2. To Report Leaving Position as Engineer in Charge

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