Inspector Training & Qualifications

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Inspector Training & Qualifications Division

U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
3700 South MacArthur Blvd., Ste B
Oklahoma City, OK 73179-7612

405-686-2310 (Phone)
405-686-2311 (Fax)
phmsa.pipeline-training@dot.gov

Acting Directors:
Charlie Helm
Wayne St. Germain
Pamela West

Instructor/ Pipeline Safety Specialists:
Wale Adesanwo
Wayne St. Germain
Charlie Helm
Bryan Kichler
Leticia Santos
Pamela West

Program Analysts:
Keith Chandler
Alyson Coyle

Technical Writer/Editor:  
Sharon Webb

Training Information Specialist:
Jill Nelson

Training Center

Located in Oklahoma City, PHMSA’s Training & Qualifications (TQ) Training Center provides state-of-the-art training courses for Federal and State pipeline safety inspectors and investigators. The team of experienced instructors lead training courses that promote uniformity in the application of pipeline safety regulations through a professional mix of participant-centered classroom instruction, lab training, and field exercises. Additionally, TQ’s instructors participate in State-hosted seminars throughout the country.

Map to Training Center

Pipeline State Program Managers

The National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives (NAPSR) is the national association representing state pipeline safety personnel in the contiguous United States as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. To contact State Program Managers, please visit the NAPSR website.