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AR 275/2004 OIL AND GAS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OCCUPATION REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 213/2017)

alberta regulation 275/2004

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

OIL AND GAS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
OCCUPATION REGULATION


Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Branches of the occupation

Part 2
Supervisor Branch

                5      Constitution of the occupation

                6      Tasks, activities and functions

Part 3
Bed Truck Operator Branch

                7      Constitution of the occupation

                8      Tasks, activities and functions

Part 4
Bulk Haul Truck Operator Branch

                9      Constitution of the occupation

              10      Tasks, activities and functions

Part 5
Multi‑wheel Truck Operator Branch

              11      Constitution of the occupation

              12      Tasks, activities and functions

Part 6
Winch Tractor Operator Branch

              13      Constitution of the occupation

              14      Tasks, activities and functions

Part 7
Coming into Force

              16      Coming into force

Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “bed truck” means a truck specifically designed with a flat deck, winch and optional gin poles used for the transportation of goods, equipment and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources;

                              (b)    “bulk truck” means any kind of truck with a vessel or a tank that is used for the transportation of liquid or gas products and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources;

                               (c)    “multi‑wheel truck” means a truck and trailer configuration that includes jeeps, trailers and boosters, used to transport goods, equipment and supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources;

                              (d)    “occupation” means the oil and gas services occupation that is designated as a designated occupation pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;

                               (e)    “oil and gas transportation” includes

                                        (i)    the transportation of goods, equipment and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources using trucks equipped with auxiliary equipment designed for dismantling, transporting, loading, unloading and assembling oil and gas equipment, and

                                      (ii)    the transportation of liquid and gas products and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources using trucks equipped with auxiliary equipment designed for safely loading and unloading all types of oil and gas industry liquid and gas products and other supplies;

                               (f)    “truck” means a self‑propelled vehicle used both on and off highway for the transportation of various types of goods, equipment and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources;

                               (g)    “truck operator” means an individual who holds the appropriate operator’s licence as required under the Traffic Safety Act and who operates a bed truck, bulk truck, multi‑wheel truck or winch tractor;

                              (h)    “winch tractor” means a truck outfitted with a winch that is used to load and unload goods, equipment and other supplies used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources.

Branches of the occupation

2(1)  The undertakings that constitute the oil and gas transportation services occupation are

                               (a)    pre‑job planning,

                              (b)    preparing, dismantling, loading, unloading and assembling of equipment,

                               (c)    driving, and

                              (d)    post‑job operations

as they relate to oil and gas transportation services.

(2)  The oil and gas transportation services occupation is comprised of the following branches:

                               (a)    repealed AR 291/2009 s2;

                              (b)    supervisor;

                               (c)    bed truck operator;

                              (d)    bulk haul truck operator;

                               (e)    multi‑wheel truck operator;

                               (f)    winch tractor operator.

(3)  The undertakings and tasks, activities and functions of each branch of the occupation are set out in Parts 2 to 6, respectively.

AR 275/2004 s2;291/2009

Part 1   Repealed AR 291/2009 s3.

Part 2
Supervisor Branch

Constitution of the occupation

5   The undertakings that constitute the supervisor branch of the occupation are supervising and co‑ordinating job operations and truck operators and other workers.

AR 275/2004 s5;291/2009

Tasks, activities and functions

6   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the supervisor branch of the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the branch of the occupation:

                               (a)    ensuring a healthy and safe work environment;

                              (b)    ensuring safe work practices and procedures;

                               (c)    implementing environmental policy;

                              (d)    supporting relationships with customers;

                               (e)    managing job site performance;

                               (f)    driving professionally.

Part 3
Bed Truck Operator Branch

Constitution of the occupation

7   The undertakings that constitute the bed truck operator branch of the occupation are

                               (a)    pre‑job planning,

                              (b)    preparing, dismantling, loading, unloading and assembly of equipment,

                               (c)    driving, and

                              (d)    post‑job operations

as they relate to bed trucks.

Tasks, activities and functions

8   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the bed truck operator branch of the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the branch of the occupation:

                               (a)    performing bed truck pre‑trip and post‑trip inspections;

                              (b)    performing bed truck loading and unloading;

                               (c)    performing bed truck compliant transport;

                              (d)    operating auxiliary equipment;

                               (e)    driving professionally;

                               (f)    assembling and disassembling equipment;

                               (g)    contributing to the health and safety of the working environment;

                              (h)    contributing to the control of critical and emergency situations;

                               (i)    supporting environmental protection;

                               (j)    supporting effective communications and working relationships;

                              (k)    conducting equipment inspections and maintenance.

Part 4
Bulk Haul Truck Operator Branch

Constitution of the occupation

9   The undertakings that constitute the bulk haul truck operator branch of the occupation are

                               (a)    pre‑job planning,

                              (b)    preparing, dismantling, loading, unloading and assembly of equipment,

                               (c)    driving, and

                              (d)    post‑job operations

as they relate to bulk haul trucks.

Tasks, activities and functions

10   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the bulk haul truck operator branch of the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the branch of the occupation:

                               (a)    performing bulk haul truck pre‑trip and post‑trip inspections;

                              (b)    performing bulk haul truck loading and unloading;

                               (c)    performing bulk haul truck compliant transport;

                              (d)    driving professionally;

                               (e)    contributing to the health and safety of the working environment;

                               (f)    contributing to the control of critical and emergency situations;

                               (g)    supporting environmental protection;

                              (h)    supporting effective communications and working relationships;

                               (i)    conducting equipment inspections and maintenance.

Part 5
Multi‑wheel Truck Operator Branch

Constitution of the occupation

11   The undertakings that constitute the multi‑wheel truck operator branch of the occupation are

                               (a)    pre‑job planning,

                              (b)    preparing, dismantling, loading, unloading and assembly of equipment,

                               (c)    driving, and

                              (d)    post‑job operations

as they relate to multi‑wheel trucks.

Tasks, activities and functions

12   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the multi‑wheel truck operator branch of the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the branch of the occupation:

                               (a)    performing multi‑wheel truck pre‑trip and post‑trip inspections;

                              (b)    performing multi‑wheel truck loading and unloading;

                               (c)    performing multi‑wheel truck compliant transport;

                              (d)    driving professionally;

                               (e)    contributing to the health and safety of the working environment;

                               (f)    contributing to the control of critical and emergency situations;

                               (g)    supporting environmental protection;

                              (h)    supporting effective communications and working relationships;

                               (i)    conducting equipment inspections and maintenance.

Part 6
Winch Tractor Operator Branch

Constitution of the occupation

13   The undertakings that constitute the winch tractor operator branch of the occupation are

                               (a)    pre‑job planning,

                              (b)    preparing, dismantling, loading, unloading and assembly of equipment,

                               (c)    driving, and

                              (d)    post‑job operations

as they relate to winch tractors.

Tasks, activities and functions

14   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the winch tractor operator branch of the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the branch of the occupation:

                               (a)    performing winch tractor pre‑trip and post‑trip inspections;

                              (b)    performing winch tractor loading and unloading;

                               (c)    performing winch tractor compliant transport;

                              (d)    operating auxiliary equipment;

                               (e)    driving professionally;

                               (f)    contributing to the health and safety of the working environment;

                               (g)    contributing to the control of critical and emergency situations;

                              (h)    supporting environmental protection;

                               (i)    supporting effective communications and working relationships;

                               (j)    conducting equipment inspections and maintenance.

Part 7
Coming into Force

15   Repealed AR 213/2017 s5.

Coming into force

16   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2005.