Department of Environmental Protection, Tank Installers and Inspectors Examinations

Plut Examination Services provides examination development, administration, and scoring services for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Tank Installers and Inspectors examinations. Anyone who performs a service on a regulated tank in Pennsylvania must be certified to work on that tank. In order to be eligible to take one, or several, of the tank installer or inspector examinations, candidates must be approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). If you are interested in being certified to take an examination and have not been approved by the DEP, then you may visit their web site by clicking HERE or contact them by phone at (in PA only) 800-42-TANKS or (717) 772-5599. To view answers to the frequently asked questions click HERE.
If you wish to view or print the Candidate Guide in Microsoft Word (c) format, click Candidate Guide for Tank Installer/Inspector Certification Exams

To contact PES via email send to

Richard R. Plut, Ph.D.
820 Struble Road
State College, PA 16801
(814) 237 2765

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