SERVICE LINE/PLUMBER OQ SERIES
(Regulated by 49 CFR 192.805 - Qualification of Pipeline Personnel)
F-2, H-1, H-2, M-3, I-1P, M-7P, M10
Re-qualification is required at intervals determined by the specific gas operator (usually every 3 years)

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
  • Hands-on skills assessment
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-1 Controlling Corrosion (4 tasks)
  • Inspection of exposed piping for evidence of atmospheric corrosion
M-3 Test Service Lines
  • Test domestic gas service lines
I-1P Controlling Corrosion (4 tasks)
  • Inspection of exposed piping for evidence of atmospheric corrosion
M-7P Prevent Accidental Ignition (Plumbers / Contractors)
  • Identify conditions, causes, and possible hazards related to gas leakage

M-10 Abandon/Deactivate gas pipeline systems

  • Identify procedures basic to abandoning / deactivating gas pipeline facilities

Other class descriptions:

CONTRACTOR OQ SERIES

MASTER METER OQ SERIES

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



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