Train the Evaluator - Bloomington, MN (10/17/17)

When:  Oct 17, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

SAVE $75 when you register for EnergyU Administrator Training (October 18) AND Train the Evaluator (October 17)! To receive this discount you must call to register. Contact Robbin Moore at (651) 289-9600 X104.

Train the Evaluator is tailored to meet the needs of the operators of natural gas pipelines who must comply with the federally mandated operator qualifications program. This course provides information on the theory of evaluation, but its strength is in providing useful information with extensive discussion, and hands-on practice for conducting credible performance evaluations. The training session covers:

  • An overview of the OQ Rule, including relevant standards to include 49 CFR 192, 195, API 1161 and ASME B31Q
  • A discussion of current OQ hot topics
  • A review of the characteristics and skills needed to be an effective evaluator
  • A review of the evaluation process
  • Tips for evaluator response to evaluatee questions
  • Tips for handling problem situations
    •Evaluation exercises
    MEA OQ Program Connect Guidelines


Individuals interested in attending the class must submit the required documentation to MEA (see link for Evaluator Application in your confirmation letter). Once approved, MEA Evaluators will require an EnergyU license. If you need to purchase a license, please contact EnergyU Support at (651) 289-9600 x106.

The deadline to register for the Train the Evaluator class is Friday, October 13, 2017.

If you are interested in scheduling a Train the Evaluator class at your company site, please contact Richard Stump, MEA Compliance Director, at (651) 289-9600 x126 for details and we can make it work.

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The Hilton Garden Inn
5140 American Blvd W
Bloomington MN 55437

Click here or call (952) 831-1012 and mention Midwest ENERGY Association to receive 18% off the best available rate.

Crowne Plaza (Bloomington)
5401 Green Valley Dr
Bloomington, MN 55437
(Phone) 952-831-8000

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (Bloomington-Minneapolis South)
7800 Normandale Blvd
Bloomington, MN 55439
(Phone) 952-835-7800

Shuttle to MEA Training Center:
Shuttle service is available to the MEA Training Center. Please inform the hotel upon check-in that you will be taking the shuttle to the MEA Training Center. The hotel will confirm your group pick-up time upon check-in.

Cancellation policy:
There will be a $35 administration fee for cancellations made 5 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after this date. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Postponement policy:
MEA reserves the right to postpone any training class if a minimum number of attendees have not signed up 14 days prior to the class start date. MEA will notify anyone who has signed up and provide them with a 100% refund or a new training date.

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7825 Telegraph Rd
Bloomington, MN 55438