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Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer License:

NASOE Chiller License

The Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License certificate recognizes the license-holder had demonstrated competency by examination. The certificates is obtain by examination and intended for commerial, institutional and industrial applications. There are three-levels of refrigeration comparable to a 3rd Class, 2nd Class, and 1st Class Stationary Engineer.

To obtain an NASOE license Application today, visit one of the Schools or Training Institutions and apply for your license application with them today! They will process your reciprocal license too!

NASOE will recognize ASoPE certifications and other third-party licensing agencies.

 

First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for an operator in a supervisory role as an individual shift supervisor in a Refrigeration Plant or a Plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System, Having overall responsibility as a supervisor for the entire plant including employees and equipment.

The fees for the First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

The qualification to sit for examination are: the individual must have 18-months experience as a Refrigeration/Chilled Water Plant Operator or 6 months holding a 2nd Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License and must hold a current EPA Universal Refrigerant License.

The exam is based on what a Shift Supervisor (1st Class) who should be able to do comprehensive thinking and more specifically analysis and synthesize of the chiller or refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 50-Question test in a 1-1/2 hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 1st Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 50-Question Exam
  Math: 7-Questions
  Theory: 4-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 4-Questions
  Electricity: 5-Questions
  Water Treatment and Cooling Towers: 6-Questions
  Environmental: 5-Questions
  Design and Applications: 5-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 4-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III
  2. HVAC Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Third Edition and Authored by S. Don Swenson

 

Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

A Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for a non-supervisory role in a Refrigeration Plant or a Plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System, in the role of a Group Leader.  . 

The fees for the Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

The qualifications to sit for examination are the individual must have 1-year of experience in Chilled Water/Refrigeration Plant Operations and hold a current EPA Universal Refrigerant License.

The exam is based on what a Group Leader (2nd Class) should know or have knowledge to recognize, comprehend and explain the Chiller or Refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 50-Question test in a 1-1/2 hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 2nd Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 50-Question Exam
  Math: 4-Questions
  Theory: 7-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 3-Questions
  Electricity: 6-Questions
  Water Treatment and Cooling Towers: 7-Questions
  Environmental: 4-Questions
  Design and Applications: 4-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 5-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III
  2. HVAC Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Third Edition and Authored by S. Don Swenson

 

Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for a non-supervisory role in the Refrigeration Plant or a plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System as a Shift Engineer.

The fees for the Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

The qualifications to sit for examination are: the individual must have 6-months of experience in Chilled Water/Refrigeration Plant Operations and must hold a current EPA Universal Refrigerant License.

The exam is based on what a Shift Engineer (3rd Class) should know or have knowledge to recognize and communicate Chiller or Refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 50-Question test in a 1-1/2 hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 3rd Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 50-Question Exam
  Math: 2-Questions
  Theory: 10-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 2-Questions
  Electricity: 7-Questions
  Water Treatment and Cooling Towers: 8-Questions
  Environmental: 2-Questions
  Design and Applications: 3-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 6-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III
  2. HVAC Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Third Edition and Authored by S. Don Swenson

To obtain an NASOE license Application today, visit one of the Schools or Training Institutions and apply for your license application with them today! They will process your reciprocal license too!

 
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