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Course Name
Pipeline - Angle Dozer - Intermediate with Winching - KENTUCKY
20 days
Boston, KY

Angle Dozer - Intermediate with Winching 

This class is a three week course. The course schedule is 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, MondaySaturday. A typical day will consist of 2 hours of classroom training followed by 8 hours of practical field training.  

Classes are intended for experienced operators, although apprentices with journeyman level skills are encouraged to apply. A proficiency test will be given at the beginning of the course.

This course will prepare you for working in the pipeline industry. Safety will be a big topic of discussion in this class as the winch operation is very dangerous work if done the improper way. The following subjects will be covered:

  • A pipeline spread - Explain in depth each individual crew
  • All the various applications of the winch
  • How to efficiently and safely trip the cable while winching
  • How to winch with multiple machines involved
  • Learn the safety hazards involved with the winch operations
  • How to properly hook up to another machine
  • How to properly winch a sideboom or hold an excavator on a hillside
  • The angle blade, understanding the concept of why the material on a pipeline right of way is moved at 90 degrees, using the long and short corners of the blade
  •  Understanding the pipeline terminology and vocabulary words
  • Understand the importance of communication on the jobsite
  • Safety
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Pipeline (PLCA)