What is the title for what American's call a Stationary Engineer known as in Britain?
In America a stationary engineer is not a university educated person as the name engineer is usually used. A stationary engineer, to an American, is a blue-collar worker who tends the steam boilers that power and heat a large facility like a hospital, school, factory or office building.
Asked By: Rita K - 4/30/2007
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From that description (assuming that this is a skilled job - i.e. that the engineer is responsible for repairing faults in the system) I'd say probably a Maintenance Engineer or Heating & Ventillation Technician... More
Answered By: Tufty Porcupine - 4/30/2007
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Well in the old days they were called Caretakers not sure what the new politically correct expression might be.
Answered By: BigMomma2 - 4/30/2007
I never heard of a stationary engineer.
Answered By: Wayne T - 4/30/2007
A 'janitor... More
Answered By: MollC - 4/30/2007
In a school,probably a caretaker... More
Answered By: Vincent A - 4/30/2007
One that's not moving?
Answered By: J S - 5/1/2007
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