Government of New Brunswick

Overview

A Power Engineer's Licence authorizes the holder to work in power or heating plants.

Eligibility

To obtain a First Class Power Engineer Licence, applicants must have held a Second Class Power Engineer Licence for 2 years, must have 6 years of related practical experience and must pass the required examinations.

To obtain a Second Class Power Engineer Licence, applicants must have held a Third Class Power Engineer Licence for 2 years, must have 4 years of related practical experience and must pass the required examinations.

To obtain a Third Class Power Engineer Licence, applicants must have held a Fourth Class Power Engineer licence for 1 year, must have 2 years of related experience and must pass the required examinations.

To obtain a Fourth Class Power Engineer Licence, applicants must have 6 months of related practical experience under the direct supervision of a power engineer or approved course of instruction and must pass the required examinations.

Description

A First Class Power Engineer Licence authorizes the holder to be Chief power or shift engineer of any heating or power plant.

A Second Class Power Engineer Licence authorizes the holder to be Chief power engineer of a heating plant or of a power plant not exceeding 1000 therm hours, or shift engineer of any heating or power plant.

A Third Class Power Engineer Licence authorizes the holder to be Chief power engineer of a power or heating plant not exceeding 400 therm hours; or any low pressure heating plant; or shift engineer of any heating plant or power plant not exceeding 700 therm hours; or assistant shift engineer of any power plant.

A Fourth Class Power Engineer Licence authorizes the holder to be Chief power engineer of a high pressure heating plant not exceeding 200 therm hour; or of a low pressure heating plant not exceeding 400 therm hour; a shift engineer of a power plant not exceeding 400 therm hour; an assistant shift engineer of a heating plant not exceeding 700 therm hour or of any low pressure heating plant; or shift engineer of a high pressure heating plant or power plant not exceeding four hundred therm-hour; or shift engineer of a low pressure heating plant not exceeding four hundred therm-hour.

A list of the latest fee changes are provided in the Annual Revenue Estimate located in the fees section.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSExam.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSExamRewrite.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSRenewaPowerEngineersLicence.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Power Engineer Exam or Exam Rewrite40.002011-04-01
Issuance of a Power Engineers Licence through interchange from approved jurisdictions50.002003-01-01
Renewal of a Power Engineer's Licence50.002011-04-01