A06 CONCRETE PUMP – TRUCK MOUNTED BOOM

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks (host vehicle and pumping unit)

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel the vehicle to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Position and configure the vehicle for pumping duties
  • Deploy the outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Arrange, anchor and secure all pipes and lines
  • Confirm a given mix is able to be pumped
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Direct the loading/mixer vehicle to position
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Pump and control materials accurately to the desired pour location
  • Explain how blockages occur and give solution methods
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing Work

  • Complete end-of use cleaning procedures

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the road traffic requirements