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Occupation:Boiler Inspector, Special
Agency:State Fire Marshal
Phone:217.785.1010
URL:www.state.il.us/osfm
Job Description:An individual who inspects boilers and pressure vessels to assure safety in regards to installation, operation, and repairs for authorized insurance companies.
Statute:Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act ch. 111-1/2 par. 3201-3217
Type of Regulation:Certification
Number Regulated:300+
Age:No requirement
Education/Experience:
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:$30.00
Passing Criteria:70% or more
Repeats:May appeal to boiler board for another examination, which shall be given by the board within 90 days.
Continuing Education:No requirement
Citizenship:No requirement
Other:Must be employed by an insurance company authorized to insure against loss from explosion of boilers or to self-insure against such loss.
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
Application Fee:
License Fee:$40.00
Renewal Fee:$40.00
Reinstatement Fee:One year
License Period:Yes, provided the person holds a certificate of competency as an inspector of boilers or pressure vessels from a state that requires passage of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors Exam.
Reciprocity/Endorsement: