• Stationary Operating Engineer Certificate (730.1)


    Also see Stationary Operating Engineer (731.1).

    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.


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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SOE-101Electricity 1 3
    SOE-102 HVACR 13
    SOE-103Plumbing 1 3
    Total Credits: 9

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SOE-110HVACR 23
    SOE-111Electricity 23
    SOE-112 Plumbing 23
    SOE-114High Pressure Steam Boilers3
    Total Credits: 12

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SOE-201Industrial Maintenance 1 3
    SOE-202 Industrial Electric 1 3
    SOE-203HVACR 3 3
    SOE-204 Direct Digital Control 13
    SOE-205 Chief Engineer Leadership Training2
    Total Credits: 14

    Fourth Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SOE-210 Industrial Maintenance 23
    SOE-211Industrial 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
    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 48