Stationary Power Engineer License
The City of Pittsburgh requires a Stationary Engineer license for engineers and boiler firemen who work within the City limits.
In Person or Mailing Application Process
1) PREPARE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
- See checklist below for quick list of requirements.
2) COMPLETE APPLICATION
3) SUBMIT DOCUMENTS AND PAYMENT
- Print out application and mail it along with required information, or bring it in person with all other required information, and Current Fee.
- Check the cost of your license application fee here: Current Fee Schedule
- Pay by credit card at the counter or online!
- Make all checks or money orders payable to TREASURER – CITY OF PITTSBURGH. Please see main License page for credit card and echeck fees*FOR NEW APPLICANTS: New licenses will require an inspection before license can be issued.
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.
A 60 day grace period begins when your license expires. A late fee will be charged the day 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.
- LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL INFO OR CLARIFICATION ON YOUR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS? Check out the Rules and Regulations
- Testing for new Stationary Engineers is performed by the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE)
Continuing Education Credits
- PLI will accept relevant continuing education credits from accreddited institutions as listed by:
- The ICC Preferred Provider’s Directory. For a full list of current providers, visit https://ppp.iccsafe.org, and click on “Providers Directory.”
- 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.
- For Stationary Power Engineers, relevant trainings provided by the International Union of Operating Engineers (“IUOE”) and relevant Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) courses.
- Relevant trainings provided by trade-specific union and apprenticeship programs are accepted.
- PLI will review requests outside the above categories on a case by case basis