A57 DUMP TRUCK RIGID CHASSIS

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 travel (site and highway)
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads

Setting up for work

  • Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Position to receive loads
  • Comply with loading procedures
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Transfer loads to different locations
  • Discharge loads into trenches and over edges

Completing Work

  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas

Shutting Down

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