NCCER Pipeline Maintenance Level 2 Trainee Guide
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Right-of-Way Inspection (CT 15 and 16), Facility Inspection (CT 27), Valve Inspection (CT 20), Pipeline Coating Inspection (CT 5), Pipe Inspection and Nondestructive Testing (CT 38.1, 38.2, and 38.3), Pipeline Maintenance and Hydrostatic Testing (CT 41).
Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 155)
62201-02 Right-of-Way Inspection (CT 15 and 16) (20 Hours)
Discusses procedures for inspections of pipeline right-of-way. Explains navigable water crossing inspection. Contains information on methods of patrol for pipeline right-of-way inspections on land, including reportable observations and reporting protocol.
62202-02 Facility Inspection (CT 27) (17.5 Hours)
Covers inspection of pipeline facilities, including security systems and other building systems. Also discusses inspections of tanks and tank farms.
62203-02 Valve Inspection (CT 20) (22.5 Hours)
Introduces and explains the operation of different types of valves. Includes information on valves that start and stop flow, regulate flow and pressure, relieve pressure, and regulate direction of flow. Discusses procedures for inspecting valves and performing some basic preventative maintenance on valves.
62204-02 Pipeline Coating Inspection (CT 5) (20 Hours)
Explains different types of pipeline coatings available, and some methods of application. Introduces some basic pipeline coating problems, and inspection of pipeline coating.
62205-02 Pipe Inspection and Nondestructive Testing (CT 38.1, 38.2, and 38.3) (25 Hours)
Outlines methods of pipe inspection for liquid petroleum pipelines. Discusses requirements for visual inspections of pipe, pipe components, and welds on pipe. Also discusses different methods of nondestructive testing and evaluation on pipelines, including liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, ultrasonic, and radiographic tests. Procedures for verifying nondestructive weld tests and verifying that the weld meets mandated requirements are also given.
62206-02 Pipeline Maintenance (CT 18 and 52) (32.5 Hours)
General discussion of some basic pipeline maintenance issues. Includes information and procedures on locating underground structures on the pipeline, maintaining the pipeline route, excavating utilities and pipeline components safely and properly, applying coating, tightening flanges, running maintenance pigs, and performing leak surveys on liquid and gas pipelines.
62207-02 Hydrostatic Testing (CT 41) (17.5 Hours)
Explains the principles and requirements of hydrostatic testing on pipelines. Explains necessary preparations for testing, and describes the testing procedures.