• Thursday, March 10th, 2011

NIULPE Illinois State Board of Examiners will be conducting license examinations for new applicants or upgrades at 1 location:

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Local 399 Training Center
2260 S. Grove St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Registration: 8:00am

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• Wednesday, February 09th, 2011

About Us

NIULPE stands for the “National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers”.  NIULPE is a not-for-profit national organization which acts to establish standards for firemen, water-tenders, stationary operating engineers, examiners and instructors within the power engineering industry.  NIULPE Illinois administers examinations that certify specific levels of understanding and verify qualifications of individuals and accredits courses taught that pertain to the power engineering industry.

The goal of NIULPE is to establish a standard level of competence for Power Engineers throughout the United States and Canada that is attainable and fairly measured.  NIULPE Illinois promotes both the safety and education of power engineers and the general public.

NIULPE Illinois administers examinations to power engineers and individuals aspiring to enter the profession of Power Engineering, and require certification of their competency.  NIULPE licensing grades included 5th Class Engineer-in-Training, 4th Class Engineer, 3rd, Class Engineer, 2nd Class Engineer, 1st Class Engineer and Chief Engineer.  Examinations are also provided for individuals seeking certification as Power Engineering Instructors and Power Engineering Licensing Examiners.

The 5th Class Engineer-in-Training license is a temporary license given to trainees who demonstrate an understanding of normal power plant safety procedures and personal protective equipment.  NIULPE Illinois also grands reciprocity licensing to individuals holding valid municipal and state licenses.

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