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    Oiler exam NYC

    Does any one in NYC have any study info on this exam?

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    NYC Oiler Test

    Quote Originally Posted by echo20 View Post
    Does any one in NYC have any study info on this exam?
    Yes you can read "Steam Plant Operation" by woodruff and lammers, the "Oiler" book from NLC, the "Marine Engineroom Blue Book", and go to Quizlet.com and type in "Oiler" or "Boilers" and useful stuff pops up. Good luck to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pwalsh67 View Post
    Yes you can read "Steam Plant Operation" by woodruff and lammers, the "Oiler" book from NLC, the "Marine Engineroom Blue Book", and go to Quizlet.com and type in "Oiler" or "Boilers" and useful stuff pops up. Good luck to you.
    Thank you very much.

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    I have been studying the quizlet app.Taken there quiz scoring pretty good 90-100 most the time. Do you think that all I need to do its the only resource I have to study I have read tru those books have basic understanding of operation is this test that hard how many questions? I have my refrigration lic for 12years is it as hard?

    Thanks

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    how'd you do?

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    I didnt do to good I got a 70% I doubt they will call me. All I had to study from was the passbook nothing from there on exam. I'm pissed off wish i did better. have no other way to study need to take a class to do good on exam. Did you take exm?

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    Scored in the low 80's anyone know what grade you need to get hired?

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    Better chance then me probley need above 95 but who knows..

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    My advise to people who want to take this test is dont waste your money unless you have real strong background or have acess to a classes to help you score high. Because if you dont your wasteing your money like I did!!!!!!!!

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    I have a strong background, work in high pressure CHP plant and have worked in hvac service previously. Some of the questions were bizarre or vague.

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    Yes I agree bizarre questions. I work in the biz too as watch engineer. Have refrigeration lic. But I took classes to get that. But who knows you mite have good chance of being called. 80s is not bad. I am glad I passed just wish I scored higher and had a chance. I have a pretty good job now Local94 so I cant be to upset..

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    I took it yesterday and got an 82.5. my friend got an 81.25. I did both dcas and cuny. How bout you guys?

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    I took it for both dcas and cuny. It seems like A LOT of people took this exam. It was given over several days with many time slots. Any ideas on how many jobs they are trying to fill? Do they strictly disqualify people that do not meet the qualifications of trade school or experience?

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