Heavy Equipment Operator for Ordnance Workers

EOT239 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Heavy Equipment Operator PictureHaving the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety, operation, and maneuverability of two common pieces of equipment used in the UXO field of work. This program is geared toward UXO technicians who may be tasked to stack or unearth buried ordnance items. Heavy emphasis is placed on safety and is designed to meet OSHA, ANSI, and ASME requirements as well as provides instruction in industry standard consensus practice.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806.

Schedule

  • Details
    10/28/2019 - 11/1/2019
    Bryan TX
    LS  EOT239  42
    $2400.00
  • Details
    3/2/2020 - 3/6/2020
    Bryan TX
    LS  EOT239  43
    $2400.00
  • Details
    6/1/2020 - 6/5/2020
    Bryan TX
    LS  EOT239  44
    $2400.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Heavy Equipment Operator PictureHaving the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety, operation, and maneuverability of two common pieces of equipment used in the UXO field of work. This program is geared toward UXO technicians who may be tasked to stack or unearth buried ordnance items. Heavy emphasis is placed on safety and is designed to meet OSHA, ANSI, and ASME requirements as well as provides instruction in industry standard consensus practice.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806.

Prerequisites

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.  During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit. 


Topics

Overview of the backhoe-loader+Safety Procedures+Startup and shut-down procedures+Preventive maintenance+Backhoe-loader operations+Transporting a backhoe-loader

Suggested Audience

  • Students scheduled to attend the UXO Technician Level 1 course
  • UXO personnel wishing to acquire skills in operating heavy equipment

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

4 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
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    Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638

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    Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
    Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

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