RIIMPO337E - Conduct articulated haul truck operations
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate, load, haul and dump materials using an articulated haul truck.
This unit applies to those who work in operational roles.
This unit applies to both front and rear dumping haul trucks.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced form state jurisdictions prior to applying this unit.
1. Plan and prepare for articulated haul operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply conducting articulated dump truck documentation
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures in line with workplace policies
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities
1.5 Access, interpret and apply required geological and survey data to meet work requirements
1.6 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior to commencement of work activity
2. Operate articulated haul truck in line with established requirements
2.1 Carry out prestart and start-up checks in line with workplace procedures
2.2 Identify faults or defects and rectify or report within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
2.3 Drive and operate articulated haul truck using techniques suited to equipment capabilities, site and work conditions, and according to workplace procedures
2.4 Monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms
2.5 Monitor hazards and risks during operations, and ensure safety to self, others, plant and equipment
3. Load, haul and dump materials to complete work activity
3.1 Position articulated haul truck under all loading units and load vehicle
3.2 Carry out approved haulage operations
3.3 Carry out approved dumping operations
3.4 Park up, shut down, secure and carry out post operational inspection of equipment in line with workplace procedures
4. Conduct housekeeping activities
4.1 Clear work area in line with workplace procedures
4.2 Manage and/or report hazards to maintain a safe working environment
4.3 Complete and file or distribute documentation in a manner that complies with workplace practices