A59A EXCAVATOR 360º ABOVE 10 TONNES

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 manual, 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 – where applicable)
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

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

Working Tasks

  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials
  • Attach and remove buckets
  • Lift, move and place a variety of slung loads (Endorsement C)
  • Travel with slung loads (Endorsement C)

Completing Work

  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties

Shutting Down

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