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

Setting up for work

  • Confirm the position and configure the machine 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 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 solution methods
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing Work

  • Complete end-of-use cleaning procedures

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures