Trainer - 116

Phoenix, AZ

What We Do:

ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 3,000+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations. We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies.

Who We Are:

At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity. With 35+ locations and 31+ languages in which our employees are fluent.

The role of OQ Trainer will provide Operator Qualification training for gas utilities installation crews and field utility inspection teams.


· Make SAFETY the #1 priority by adhering to and enforcing all company safety standards.

· Responsible for working with field utility inspectors for on-the-job training, effectively evaluating employee task knowledge, communicating proper techniques, and lead group training.

· Provide training, testing, evaluation, proctoring and auditing of Company, Client and Contractor Employees for Operator Qualification, and Non-Operator Qualification tasks (not limited to the following):

o Initial - Operator Qualification (OQ)

o Initial – Pipe Joining Qualification (PJQ Steel & Plastic)

o Requalification(s) for OQ and PJQ

o Other Trainings as required

· Maintain the Operator Qualification program for company and clients OQ assessments, as needed, to ensure employees are properly qualified and meet qualification requirements.

· Determine initial training requirements for each employee or contractor personnel and ensures that all training is completed satisfactorily in pursuit of new employee development.

· Uphold training schedules and administers refresher training.

· Maintain all training documentation, including initial and refresher training records, outlines of training, training schedules, etc.

· Evaluate and maintain inspection and testing reports.

· Develop project specific training documentation and control procedures.

· Audit field training documentation as needed, and train field employees on proper documentation procedures.

· Maintain control and inventory of all tools and equipment serialized locators that have been issued.

· Maintain a professional relationship with client and their contractors, other team members, and consistently deliver excellent client work.

· Execute job duties safely and in accordance with company policies, standards, and guidelines.

· Additional duties as assigned.


· Minimum one year installing/maintaining underground utilities, specifically natural gas distribution system piping and equipment OR performing third party inspection for the installation of these facilities.

· Knowledge of DOT Operator Qualification Rules and its application to the industry.

· Experience in developing technical documentation and/or training materials related to Operators and Maintenance is preferred.

· Demonstrated experience coordinating and communicating information across company and business lines.

· Required to have a well-developed knowledge, and the successful completion of the following training, certification and evaluations:

o Pipe Joining Qualification (PJQ)

o Operator Qualification (OQ)

o Emergency Response

· Previous experience with Installation or inspection of natural gas transmission, water, wastewater, oil/gas, or other utilities may be considered.

· Ability to conduct small group training sessions

· Ability to read and understand construction/technical drawings and specifications.

· Ability to use email, mobile devices, MS Office, and PDF software during your daily activities, including completed technical documentation.

· Must be willing to travel approx. 50-75% of the time throughout the region.

· Mandatory PPE – Personal Protective Equipment will be company issue.

· Must be able to pass DOT (compliant) drug screen.

Driving / Transportation:

· License/Certification: Possession of a valid Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record is an on-going requirement.

Job Type: Part-time