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AR 123/2008 FIELD HEAT TREATMENT TECHNICIAN OCCUPATION REGULTAION

(Consolidated up to 120/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 123/2008

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

FIELD HEAT TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
OCCUPATION REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definition

                2      Constitution of the occupation

                3      Tasks, activities and functions


                5      Coming into force

Definition

1   In this Regulation, “occupation” means the occupation of field heat treatment technician designated as a designated occupation under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.

Constitution of the occupation

2   The undertaking that constitutes the occupation is the field application of heat to the following materials to intentionally alter the material’s properties:

                               (a)    ferrous and non‑ferrous alloy;

                              (b)    refractory;

                               (c)    coating;

                              (d)    glass.

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)    apply codes, specifications and quality control programs;

                              (b)    interpret blueprints or schematic drawings, and prepare sketches;

                               (c)    determine appropriate heat treatment method and set up;

                              (d)    set up, calibrate, maintain, operate and repair heat treatment instruments and equipment;

                               (e)    annealing, normalizing, preheating, solution annealing, thermal stabilizing and stress relieving;

                               (f)    drying out, curing and baking out using gases or electricity;

                               (g)    degassing to remove hydrogen or other contaminants;

                              (h)    enhancement applications;

                               (i)    thermal alignment and expansion;

                               (j)    hardness testing;

                              (k)    line thawing;

                               (l)    maintain appropriate documentation to support quality control specifications and processes;

                             (m)    comply with site and process specific safety procedures.

4   Repealed AR 120/2018 s1.

Coming into force

5   This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2008.