Occupation:Boiler Inspector, Deputy
Agency:State Fire Marshal
Job Description:An individual who inspects boilers and pressure vessels to assure safety in regards to installation, operation, and repairs.
Statute:Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act ch. 111-1/2 par. 3201-3217
Type of Regulation:Certification
Number Regulated:18
Age:No requirement
Education/Experience:Five years experience in the construction, maintenance, repair or operation of high-pressure boilers and unfired pressure vessels as a mechanical engineer steam engineer, boilermaker, or boiler inspector.
Exam:National Board Exam for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors
Exam Type:Written
Administered:First Wednesday and Thursday in March, June, September, and December
Exam Fee:
Passing Criteria:70% or more
Repeats:Three times in a calendar year
Continuing Education:No requirement
Citizenship:No requirement
Other:See Section 7 & 8 of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act.
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
Application Fee:
License Fee:
Renewal Fee:
Reinstatement Fee:One year
License Period:Yes, provided they have passed the National Board Exam in another state, an Illinois Competency may be issued.