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Stationary Operating Engineer

Stationary Operating Engineer Associate's Degree     
Stationary Operating Engineer Certificate


Stationary Operating Engineer

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Associate of Science (731.1)

This associate degree program enables students, especially those enrolled in the CCAC certificate for Stationary Operating Engineer, to continue with their education and complete the course work needed for an associate's degree. The program provides students with opportunity to acquire the skills needed for employment in jobs requiring multiple maintenance competencies, including electricity, plumbing, and boilers. These competencies will allow the students in this associate's degree program to obtain highly skilled maintenance positions in a variety of industries, office buildings, universities, hospitals, school districts, municipalities, stadiums, and commercial/industrial facilities.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Maintain and repair systems and functions associated with the maintenance of facilities.
  2. Troubleshoot and provide preventative maintenance of facilities.
  3. Communicate effectively, not only using the terminology appropriate to this trade, but the skills acquired in the other non-technical coursework.
  4. Provide the leadership and management skills needed for position as foreman, manager and supervisor.

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as a stationary operating engineer,  a chief chief engineer, a facilities manager, maintenance foreman, or as a building maintenance supervisor.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 69–70

First Semester

Course #Course Name

Credits

CIT-100Computer Fundamentals & Applications3
ENG-101English Composition3
SOE-101Electricity 13
SOE-102HVACR13
SOE-103Plumbing 13
  Total Credits15

Second Semester

ENG-103Technical Communications3
MAT-108
MAT-191
Intermediate Algebra * or
Mathematics for the Industries
4
3
SOE-110HVACR 23
SOE-111Electricity 23
SOE-112Plumbing 23
SOE-114High Pressure Steam Boilers3
  Total Credits18–19

Third Semester

PHS-161Physical Science for the Industries3
SOE-201Industrial Maintenance 13
SOE-202Industrial Electric 13
SOE-203HVACR 33
SOE-204Direct Digital Control 13
SOE-205Chief Engineer Leadership Training2
SOE-215City Engineers License Refresher/Testing1
  Total Credits18

Fourth Semester

HIS-151
PSY-116
History of American Labor or
Organizational Psychology  
3
SOE-210Industrial Maintenance 23
SOE-211Industrial Electric 2  3
SOE-212HVACR 43
SOE-214       Direct Digital Control 23
SPH-101Oral Communication   3
    Total Credits  18

1 Students planning to transfer to a four-year school must take MAT-108.


Stationary Operating Engineer

NORTH
Certificate (730.1)

The certificate is a Stationary Operating Engineer Local 95 supported training program that provides the lecture and hands-on training needed for employment as stationary operating engineers for both union and non-union students. The program provides students the opportunity to acquire the skills needed for employment in jobs requiring multiple maintenance competencies, including electricity, plumbing, and boilers. These competencies will allow students with  this certificate to obtain highly skilled maintenance positions in a variety of industries, office buildings, universities, hospitals, school districts, municipalities, stadiums and commercial/industrial facilities.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Maintain and repair systems and functions associated with facilities maintenance.
  2. Troubleshoot and provide preventative maintenance of facilities.
  3. Communicate effectively using the terminology appropriate to this trade.
  4. Provide the leadership and management skills needed for position as foreman, manager, and supervisor.

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as a stationary operating engineer, a chief engineer, a facilities manager, maintenance foreman, or as a building maintenance supervisor.

If you are interested in more information or would like to apply to the program and/or register for classes, contact Local 95 at 412.422.4702. 

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 48 

First Semester    

Course #           

Course Name

Credits

SOE-101

Electricity 1

3

SOE-102

HVACR 1

3

SOE-103

Plumbing 1

3

 

Total Credits

9

Second Semester

SOE-110

HVACR 2

3

SOE-111

Electricity 2

3

SOE-112

Plumbing 2

3

SOE-114

High Pressure Steam Boilers

3

   Total Credits

12

Third Semester

SOE-201

Industrial Maintenance 1

3

SOE-202

Industrial Electric 1

3

SOE-203

HVACR 3

3

SOE-204

Direct Digital Control 1

3

SOE-205

Chief Engineer Leadership Training

2

   Total Credits

14

Fourth Semester

SOE-210

Industrial Maintenance 2

3

SOE-211

Industrial Electric 2

3

SOE-212

HVACR 4

3

SOE-214

Direct Digital Control 2

3

SOE-215

City Engineers License Refresher & Testing     

1

 

Total Credits

13

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