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AR 278/2000 GAS UTILITY OPERATOR OCCUPATION REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 5/2015)

ALBERTA REGULATION 278/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

GAS UTILITY OPERATOR OCCUPATION REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Constitution of the occupation

                3      Tasks, activities and functions

                4      Repeal

                5      Expiry

                6      Coming into force


Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “gas utility systems” means any kind of gas transmission system or gas distribution system, including the gas meter and associated piping and fittings, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes the following:

                                        (i)    gas transmission systems or gas distribution systems of all pressures;

                                      (ii)    gas mains and services;

                                     (iii)    pressure controllers and regulators;

                                     (iv)    meters and pressure factor meter sets;

                              (b)    “occupation” means the occupation of gas utility operator that is designated as a designated occupation pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.

AR 278/2000 s1;86/2004

Constitution of the occupation

2   The fabrication, installation, testing, operation, alteration, maintenance, inspection, repair and replacement of gas utility systems are the undertakings that constitute the occupation.

Tasks, activities and functions

3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the occupation:

                               (a)    determining location, size and materials required from prints and specifications;

                              (b)    compiling material breakdown;

                               (c)    applying codes and regulations to installation, operation and maintenance requirements;

                              (d)    installing and maintaining cathodic protection;

                               (e)    locating underground gas systems and completing leak surveys;

                               (f)    installing, operating and maintaining regulating measuring and odorizing facilities;

                               (g)    following emergency procedures;

                              (h)    operating trenching equipment;

                               (i)    assembling and installing pipe materials.

AR 278/2000 s3;86/2004

Repeal

4   The Gas Utility Operator Occupation Regulation (AR 68/95) is repealed.

Expiry

5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on March 31, 2021.

AR 278/2000 s5;282/2002;8/2008;214/2009;5/2015

Coming into force

6   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2001.