Certification: Municipal Waste Facility Operator (QRO)

Three Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5990

The ASME QRO Certification Program covers operators of facilities that combust municipal solid waste (MSW). The QRO Certification Program is based on the ASME QRO-1 Standard for the Qualification and Certification of Resource Recovery Facility Operators.

More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 5 Year(s)
Renew through Re-Examination?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.