A35 CRAWLER – TRACTOR/SIDE 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
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling & Manouvering

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

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for lifting duties
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using full radius capabilities
  • Accurately place loads
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing Work

  • Prepare the side-boom in preparation of movement post-lifting duties

Shutting Down

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