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
  • Employ relevant PPE and RPE equipment
  • Explain the procedures relating to and dealing with asbestos

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces, laden and un-laden
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for extracting, loading and (Endorsement B) demolishing duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Segregate different types of materials and deposit into defined places and/or into receptacles
  • Ensure the working area is safe, and supported where applicable
  • Maintain edge protection
  • Demolish internal finishes and building components (Endorsement B)
  • Change attachments (Endorsement B)
  • Explain procedures for working at height
  • Explain the conditions for sufficient floor support
  • Maintain machine stability and integrity
  • Comply with method statements and working instructions

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the requirements for carrying out post operational checks
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting