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AR 278/2000 GAS UTILITY OPERATOR OCCUPATION REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 75/2018)

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

                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 response procedures;

                              (h)    operating trenching equipment;

                               (i)    assembling and installing pipe materials;

                               (j)    relighting gas fired appliances.

AR 278/2000 s3;86/2004;75/2018

Repeal

4   The Gas Utility Operator Occupation Regulation (AR 68/95) is repealed.

5   Repealed AR 75/2018 s3.

Coming into force

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