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Stationary Engineer

AUTOMOTIVE AND MACHINE REPAIR

Description

Stationary engineers are responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of boilers, steam turbines, gas turbines, pumps, gas compressors, generators, motors, air conditioning systems, heat exchangers, refrigeration equipment, hot water generators, and a wide range of other industrial equipment.

Career Details

Skills

Students in are trained in the following subject areas:

  • A good work ethic and responsible attitude
  • An interest in learning highly technical
  • A willingness to keep learning

Career Options

Career Options

Graduates of this program have gone on to careers as stationary engineers, plant control room operators, and engineers 1st class.

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Students who complete a program in the Automotive and Machine Repair training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from organizations such as

  • the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • the United Automobile Workers (UAW).

Credentials such as these prepare students for work in original equipment manufacturing (OEM) dealerships and aftermarket automotive machine shops.

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:

  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Initiative

Stationary Engineer Numbers to Know

$52K

National average earning potential for this career

8-12

Months needed to complete career training

1

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