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AGC 154 Machine Operation V
Credit Hours:  2.5
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 5 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Advanced operator training on motor graders and telescoping excavators.

Prerequisites: Student must be sponsored by an AGC contractor to enroll.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis level) Perform basic earth moving and grading with a motor grader.

2. (Synthesis level) Perform basic maneuvers with a telescoping excavator.
3. (Synthesis level) Perform basic earth moving and excavating operations with a telescoping excavator.

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Per National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Standards; URL: http://www.nccer.org/assessments.aspx:
1. Successfully complete Operator Competency Profile Evaluation of identified tasks at a minimum of a level III on all assigned machines.
2. Complete all required time cards and listing of work performed.
3. File on-the-job hours report.

Performance Profile Tasks. Students will:
a) Demonstrate the proper procedures for the pre-start check of a motor grader.
b) Perform maneuvers with the motor grader, including moving forward, moving backward, and turning.
c) Grade a rough grade by following grade stakes placed along a 100' section.

Performance Profile Tasks. Students will:
a) Perform a pre-start daily inspection of a telescoping excavator.
b) Perform the basic maneuvers of moving forward, turning, and moving backward.
c) Use a telescoping excavator to smooth the in-slope and back-slope of a 20' open ditch.