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Heavy Equipment Operations Level 3 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 2nd Edition

Heavy Equipment Operations Level 3 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 2nd EditionPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Dec 14, 2006 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-227254-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-227254-4

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  • Description
  • Table of Contents

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: Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader, Dozers, Backhoes, Excavators, Motor Graders, Advanced Operational Techniques, Finishing and Grading, and Soils.


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Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 203.5)

22301-06 (MT101) Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader (16 Hours)

Covers basic project planning and scheduling techniques as well as coordination and communication of work assignments to heavy equipment operators and other trades and crafts. Also describes project setup and materials purchasing requirements.

Note: This module is from the Contren® Management Learning Series.  Students may be eligible to receive craft and management transcripts from NCCER’s National Registry.


22302-06 Dozers (30 Hours)

Covers the uses, attachments, operating controls, maintenance requirements, transporting procedures, and operating methods for dozers, emphasizing safe operation of the equipment. Teaches dozing operations, including clearing land, backfilling, and stockpiling. Explains the use of common attachments, including winches, rippers, specialty blades, and pulled attachments. 


22303-06 Backhoes (30 Hours)

Describes backhoes and their applications, attachments, operating controls, preventive maintenance requirements, and basic operating techniques, emphasizing safe operation of the equipment. Covers trenching, loading, demolition, backfilling, laying pipe, and excavating foundations. Also covers roading and transporting the backhoe.


22304-06 Excavators (40 Hours)

Presents information on use, safe operation, and maintenance of hydraulic excavators, including standard and telescoping excavators. Teaches basic operation of equipment and application of knowledge in performing earthwork activities, such as ditching, grading, placing riprap, and slope finishing. Describes safety issues and preventive maintenance activities.


22305-06 Motor Graders (40 Hours)

Introduces concepts and procedures involved in the operation of motor graders. Teaches basic daily preventive maintenance, safety checking, and control of the machine. Covers main attachments used with motor graders, and the use of motor graders in performing ditching, grading, ripping, and scarifying operations.


22306-06 Advanced Operational Techniques (20 Hours)

Presents advanced topics for equipment operators, including safety, controlling and working around water, calculating operating costs, and laying pipe. Discusses safety meetings, reporting, inspections, investigations, and hazardous material requirements. Describes the use, calibration, and maintenance of laser instruments.


22307-06 Finishing and Grading (20 Hours)

Describes the use of various types of heavy equand trim grades and slopes of roads, pads, distructures; specifications used for gradichecking the final grade. Presents soil stabilizatand the proper use of geotextile materials for eros


22308-06 Soils (7.5 Hours)

Describes soil classification systems. Explains how shrink and swell factors affect equipment selection. Discusses how soil conditions affect equipment performance. Explains techniques for working with various soil types.

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