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Operator Qualification Terms & Vocabulary

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ACRONYM

FULL TITLE

WEBSITE ADDRESS

US DOT

United States Department of Transportation

www.transportation.gov

PHMSA

Pipeline Hazardous Materials

Safety Administration

www.phmsa.dot.gov/data-and-statistics/pipeline/pipeline-mileage-and-facilities

49CFR PART 192

US DOT regulation for gas service piping

www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline/annotated-regulations/49-cfr-192

NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board

www.ntsb.gov/Pages/default.aspx

NYS PSC

New York State Public Service Commission

www.dps.ny.gov

16 NYCRR PART 255

New York State regulation for gas service piping

Click Here

LDC

Local Development Companies:

National Grid and Con Edison

www.nationalgridus.com/NY-Home/

www.coned.com/en

YELLOW BOOK

Con Edison’s published regulation for gas piping systems

www.coned.com/en/small-medium-size-businesses/building-project-center/contractor-resources

BLUE BOOK

National Grids published regulation for gas piping systems

www.nationalgridus.com/ProNet/Technical-Resources/Gas-Specifications

AHD

Authority Having Jurisdiction NYC DOB

www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/commissioners-message.page

NYC FGC

New York City Fuel GAS Code

www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/codes/2014-construction-codes.page#fuel

COVERED TASK

Activities that require specialized training and testing along

with other possible compliance that enable a person to

legally perform those tasks.

Click here to see the original 16 NYCRR PART 255 that required Operator Qualification.

OQ’d

A person who has completed the required training,

passed the exams and met all other compliance requirements

to work on a cover task.


TASK 86


Available soon

TASK 87


Available soon

Case 14-G-0357


Click Here

Case 15-G-0244


Click Here

LL 152/2016


Click Here

LL 150/2016


Click Here

LMP

NYC Licensed Master Plumber

www.a810-bisweb.nyc.gov/bisweb/LicenseTypeServlet?vlfirst=N

MPC

NYC Master Plumbers Council

www.nycmpc.org

“Gas Working Group”

Coalition of Utilities, Plumbing Associations

and Plumbers Local 1


“GOQ Membership”

Gas Operator Qualification Memberships

Plumbing Foundation

www.plumbingfoundation.nyc/membership

NGA

Northeast Gas Association

(Program Coordinator)

www.northeastgas.org

GMI

Gas Measurement Indicator

www.heathus.com

QR card

The QR card is a scannable photo id card

that contains the person’s OQ status

and is used for enforcement purposes.