STATIONARY POWER ENGINEER LICENSE

Stationary Power Engineer License

The City of Pittsburgh requires a Stationary Engineer license for any person that controls or operates pipes, boilers, stationary or locomotive engines, and/or any other containers, tanks or vessels under pressure of water, liquid, gas or steam in the City of Pittsburgh.

WONDERING HOW MUCH YOUR LICENSE COSTS? 

 All Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections fees change annually. Consult the Current Fee Schedule for new applications, renewals, and late fees.  

LATE FEES

A 60 day grace period begins when your license expires. A late fee will be charged 30 days after your license expires. If your license is not renewed within 60 days of expiration, it is considered lapsed and closed. All contractor and trade licenses expire a year from the date of issuance. 

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

New Licensees:

  • A copy of proof of passing the appropriate certified standardized test issued by the NIULPE.
  • A copy of the NIULPE card.
  • Non-Expired Government Issued Photo ID.

Renewal:

  • Proof of completing eight (8) hours of CEUs within the previous twelve (12) months from the license renewal date.
  • Non-Expired Government Issued Photo ID.

RESOURCES

Continuing Education Credits

  • PLI will accept relevant continuing education credits from accreddited institutions as listed by:
    1. The ICC Preferred Provider’s Directory. For a full list of current providers, visit https://ppp.iccsafe.org, and click on “Providers Directory.”
    2. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s (PA - DLI) UCC continuing education providers. For a list of current providers, visit www.dli.pa.gov/ucc, and click on the “Continuing Education Providers” link.
    3. For Stationary Power Engineers, relevant trainings provided by the International Union of Operating Engineers (“IUOE”) and relevant Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) courses.
    4. Relevant trainings provided by trade-specific union and apprenticeship programs are accepted.
    5. PLI will review requests outside the above categories on a case by case basis