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HEO 222 Heavy Equipment Operations Ill
Credit Hours:  5
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Heavy Equipment Operator capstone construction project and introduction to job seeking techniques. Prerequisites: RDG094; HEO122 or consent of instructor; and valid driver's license.

Prerequisites: RDG100, HEO122 or consent of instructor, and valid driver's license.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Design a three-dimensional earth object blue print.
2. (Evaluation Level) Interpret documents used for the layout and construction of projects as related to shaping of earth, aggregates, and other such materials. (CSLO 1)
3. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain a highway plan with a profile sheet and cross-section sheet.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate surveying and layout of construction projects related to earth moving. (CSLO 2)
5. (Synthesis Level) Construct streets or lot sites using the proper pieces of heavy equipment and a contour map.
6. (Application Level) Record manpower and machine data used to analyze equipment cast and efficiency as applied to a construction project. (CSLO 3)
7. (Synthesis Level) Develop a resume focusing on the principles of applying for an operator position in the heavy equipment operator field. (CSLO 3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Stake and build an earth object from a contour map.
2. Identify points from a grading plan on the ground.
3. Perform the steps in completing a construction project from start to finish in a manner that meets industry standards.
4. Accurately explain how material is moved or processed with the specific equipment selected and used by the student.
5. Perform total maintenance needed on the machine during the class project.
6. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) job safety requirements for class project with 100% accuracy.
8. Perform job completion and clean-up procedures with 100% accuracy.
9. Write a current resume appropriate for submission to a potential employer.