RIIMPO338E - Conduct rigid haul truck operations
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate, load, haul and dump materials using a rigid haul truck.
This unit applies to those who work in operational roles.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced from state jurisdictions prior to applying this unit.
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Plan and prepare for rigid haul truck operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply conducting rigid haul truck operations documentation
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess risk and implement control measures
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for the work activities
1.5 Access, interpret and apply required geological and survey data
1.6 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior to commencement of work activity
2. Operate rigid 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 rigid 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 operation, and ensure safety to self, others, plant and equipment
3. Load, haul and dump materials to complete work activity
3.1 Position rigid haul truck under loading equipment and load vehicle
3.2 Carry out haulage operations in line with workplace procedures
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