A23 SKID STEER LOADER

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
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Backfill, spread and level ground and materials

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting