Charles Truitt

Professional Experience and Qualifications

Title:  Director of Training, Southeastern Gas Engineering, LLC

Professional Qualifications:

Mr. Truitt has over 28 years of experience in all aspects of natural gas system operation and maintenance, including transmission pipeline operation and maintenance.

Work Experience:

Southeastern Gas Engineering – Director of Training

Since joining SGE in August 2013, Mr. Truitt has been involved in operator qualification training and testing.  Mr. Truitt has performed steel pipe welding qualifications, and polyethylene (PE) pipe joining and fusion qualifications for various clients.

City of Elberton – Natural Gas Division

Mr. Truitt was employed with the City of Elberton Natural Gas Division from August 1986 until August 2013.  While employed with the City of Elberton, Mr. Truitt held the positions of Equipment Operator, Assistant Foreman, Foreman, and Operations Manager (Gas Superintendent).  As Operations Manager, he was responsible for effectively managing a staff of up to ten natural gas employees to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to several thousand customers.  Mr. Truitt administered all facets of the operation and maintenance of gas facilities that included transmission and distribution main pipelines, valves, meter sets, regulator stations, and other appurtenances.  He was responsible for directing activities related to pipeline code compliance, leak surveys, cathodic protection, construction administration, system expansion and bare main replacement.