CONTRACTOR OQ SERIES
F-1, F-2, H-1, H-2, G1, I-1 series, L-2, L-3(s), L-2(S), L-2(L), M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, M-5, M-6, M-7, M-8, M-9, M-10

F-1 Join Plastic Pipe with Fusion (regulated by 49 CFR 192.460 )

Re-qualification is required annually

  • Identify material specifications and installation practices for polyethylene pipe
  • Join plastic pipe using Butt Fusion, Socket Fusion, Sidewall Fusion, Electro-fusion
  • Control Static Electricity on plastic piping
F-2 Join Plastic Pipe with Mechanical Fittings (regulated by 49 CFR 192.460 )

Re-qualification is required annually

  • Identify material specifications and installation practices for polyethylene pipe
  • Join plastic pipe with mechanical compression & stab type fittings
  • Control Static Electricity on plastic piping
G-1 Verifying Excavating and Backfilling Operations That Minimize Excavation Damage to Pipeline Facilities

H-1 Install Meter and Regulator Sets

  • Identify installation procedures for domestic gas meters and regulator sets
H-2 Install Service Lines
  • Installation of domestic gas service lines
I-1P Controlling Corrosion (4 tasks)
  • Inspection of exposed piping for evidence of atmospheric corrosion

L-2 Purge Pipelines (large and small)

L-3(s) Monitor Odorant

M-1 Perform leakage and patrolling surveys

  • Perform leakage and patrolling surveys of gas distribution / transmission piping facilities

M-2 Locate and mark underground facilities

  • Identify needs and methods for locating underground structures
  • Identify operational requirements of buried metal pipe locators.
  • Locate and Mark underground facilities.

M-3 Test Service Lines

  • Test domestic gas service lines

M-4 Inspect and test pressure limit stations, relief devices and pressure regulating stations

  • Identify basic concepts of pressure limiting and regulating situations
  • Test relief valves
  • Inspect and test instrument controllers.

M-5 Maintain line valves in gas transmission/distribution piping

  • Identify principles and maintenance schedules of gas control valves.
  • Proper use and care of high pressure grease guns.

M-6 Monitor compression station gas detection equipment

  • Identify principles of combustion and toxic gas detection.
  • Monitor compressor station gas detection equipment.

M-7FR Prevent Accidental Ignition (Operators)

  • Identify conditions, causes, and possible hazards related to gas leakage

M-8 Installing / Replacing and Repairing Natural Gas Pipelines

  • Identify safe working practices.
  • Identify construction practices basic to installing/replacing gas piping.
  • Identify construction practices basic to repairing gas piping.

I-1.9, I-1.10 Inspect and Monitor for Internal Corrosion

  • Identify safe working practices.
  • Identify construction practices basic to installing/replacing gas piping.
  • Identify construction practices basic to repairing gas piping.
  • Inspect and monitor for internal corrosion

M-9 Repair/protect cast iron pipe

M-10 Abandon/Deactivate gas pipeline systems

  • Identify procedures basic to abandoning/deactivating gas pipeline facilities

Other class descriptions:

SERVICE LINE/PLUMBER OQ SERIES

MASTER METER OQ SERIES

INITIAL TRAINING: Fusion, Mechanical Joining, and The Gas Distribution Series Modules



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