Stationary Engineers Grade 2 License Details

Stationary Engineers Grade 2 License

General Info - Statewide License


Maryland license issued by the Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation. Grade 2 license - Operates 300-499 HP equipment


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    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Possess at least ONE of the following qualifications:

    36 months of documented experience as an active MD Grade 3 engineer under the direction and control of a licensed MD Grade 2 or MD Grade 1;

    One year of credit for six credit hours or CEUs in boiler safety or operations; AND

    One year of credit for holding a current active license as a:

    Master plumber;

    Master heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractor;

    Master restricted heating, ventilation, and air conditioning contractor OR

  2. Four-year mechanical engineering degree from an accredited university or college; OR

  3. Licensure as a professional engineer and six months of documented experience as a MD Grade 3, MD Grade 4, or MD Grade 5 stationary engineer; OR

  4. A valid marine engineer's certificate or chief petty officer's certificate from the United States Navy.

  5. Equivalent experience to 1, 2, 3, or 4 above may be submitted to the Board for consideration and approval.

  6. Pass an examination with a score of at least 70%.

  7. Work summary data sheet and/or valid marine officer's certificate and/or chief petty officer's certificate, and/or copy of master plumber/master or master restricted HVACR license, and/or any documentation proving equivalent experience to the qualifications for Grade 3, 4 or 5.


Apply for the License

Ready to apply?

  • Online Application

Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Submit a renewal application.

  2. Pay renewal fee.

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation dllr.maryland.gov

Contact Information

NaTerra Bailey

Email: naterra.bailey@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 230-6163 / Fax: (410) 244-0977

Work hours:



Purpose

Why the License is required?


To ensure that qualified individuals provide stationary engineer services:

  • oversee the operation of a power plant,
  • plant of machinery, or
  • boiler.

Each generating pressure of more than 15 PSI and operating at 30 or more horsepower (HP).

Or a hot water boiler that operates at pressures exceeding 160 psig or temperatures exceeding 250° F;

  1. To protect the public,  
  2. Provide safe operation of equipment, and  
  3. Promote high professional standards.

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation the legal authority to issue this approval?