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HEO 202 - Equipment Operations 3


Credits: 7
4 Lecture Hours 6 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: HEO 106  

 
Description
This course covers the work processes and safety methods that must be utilized to complete the numerous tasks assigned to the following equipment: dozer, loader, grader, scrapers, backhoe, and excavator. Tasks covered include: excavating, grading, shaping, sloping, cut and fill operations, lifting techniques, and hydraulic hammer use. It also covers the tasks and techniques assigned to the rubber-tired excavator or Gradall operator including trenching, sloping, and fine-grade operations.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. List and explain the work processes required for major pieces of heavy equipment used at various construction sites.
  2. Demonstrate the various safety processes that should be employed when operating the major pieces of heavy equipment used at construction sites.
  3. Demonstrate excavating, grading, shaping, sloping, cut and fill operations, lifting techniques and hydraulic hammer use.
  4. Demonstrate trenching, sloping and fine-grade operations.
Listed Topics
  1. Work Processes for Heavy Construction Equipment
  2. Safety Processes Used in the Operation of Heavy Construction Equipment
  3. Excavating, Grading, Shaping, Sloping, Cut and Fill Operations and Lifting Techniques
  4. Rubber Tire Excavator
  5. Trenching, Sloping and Fine-Grade Operations
     
Reference Materials
  1. Earthmoving Equipment, IUOE
  2. Grading and Ditching, IUOE
  3. Operating techniques Tractor/Loader-Backhoe, Equipment Training Resources
  4. Grader Safety, AEM
  5. Hydraulic Excavator Safety, AEM
  6. Skid Steer Safety, AEM

Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 09/11/2008


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