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Heavy/Highway Construction Trainee Guide, Paperback

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  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: May 14, 2002 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-061611-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-061611-1

Student/Retail Price: $89.33

Institutional/Business Price: $67.00

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to the Trade, Trucks, Heavy Equipment, Cranes, Below-Grade Construction, Earthmoving, Plant Operations, Paving and Structures.

 

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Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 170)

36101-01 Introduction to the Trade (15 Hours)

Introduces the trainee to the highway/heavy construction trade, including pride, challenges, and career path. Also describes trade safety and traffic control. Identifies quality requirements for the field. Explains common tools used in the trade along with trade math and surveying basics.

 

36102-01 Trucks (7.5 Hours)

Describes the types of trucks used in highway/heavy construction including rigid frame trucks, such as dump trucks and transit-mix trucks, and tractor trailer trucks. Discusses bulk haulers and flatbed trailers. Covers truck controls and components, preventive maintenance and operation, and required licensing.

 

36103-01 Heavy Equipment (15 Hours)

Provides descriptions and operational procedures for many types of heavy equipment, including compaction equipment, loaders, backhoe loaders, scrapers, bulldozers, excavators, motor graders, and skid steer loaders.

 

36104-01 Cranes (7.5 Hours)

Explains the types of cranes and forklifts used in highway/ heavy construction. Discusses crane terminology, safety, and operations. Covers crane handbooks and records.  Addresses forklift assemblies, controls, safety, operations, and maintenance.

 

36105-01 Below-Grade Construction (12.5 Hours)

Discusses the below-grade construction processes that are necessary to perform highway/heavy construction. Covers excavation support systems, excavation safety, underground piping materials and fittings, joining methods for underground pipe, box culverts, and catch basins.

 

36106-01 Earthmoving (12.5 Hours)

Describes the necessary procedures for preparing ground for highway/heavy construction.  Explains soil basics, including terminology, identification, and classification. Addresses earthmoving operations, such as laying out slopes and grades, site excavation, and hauling, along with methods of stabilizing soils. 

 

36107-01 Plant Operations (7.5 Hours)

Discusses the processing and preparation of asphalt and concrete, including quarrying, crushing, screening, and testing. Explains the operation of concrete plants, hot mix asphalt plants, and pug mills.

 

36108-01 Paving (7.5 Hours)

Explains how to perform hot mix asphalt paving and concrete paving. Provides descriptions for asphalt pavers and all equipment required to perform paving. Discusses concrete paving equipment such as concrete pavers, slip-form pavers, and texture/curing machines.

 

36109-01 Structures (12.5 Hours)

Covers the equipment and supplies required to perform structural work. Discusses bridge types and materials, bridge substructures, and bridge superstructures. Addresses structural concrete and structural steel.

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