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Qualification Test Code: QLF160
Skills Test Code: MNT160

Contracted Qualification Test

A = Acceptable      U = Unacceptable      C = Comments

Given an operational loader, the candidate will perform the following tasks:

A. Preventive Maintenance: The candidate correctly:

_____1. Check fluid levels cold check.
_____2. Checked air cleaner system serviced if required.
_____3. Checked tire pressures (or tracks)
_____4. Inspected tires for cuts/tread-wear/proper mounting.
_____5. Inspected bucket for wear.
_____6. Lubricated machine.
_____7. Inspected hydraulic lines and connections.
_____8. Mounted machine properly.
_____9. Started engine verified fluid levels.
_____10. Operated controls to warm-up hydraulics.
_____11. Checked steering/brakes.
_____12. Checked all safety items.
_____13. Checked all lights.
_____14. Inspected tracks for wear/missing parts (if a track loader).

Comments:_______________________________________________________

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B. Roading the Machine (this procedure applies to pneumatic tired loaders): The candidate correctly:

_____1. Verified articulation is unlocked.
_____2. Checked for slow-moving emblem.
_____3. Maintained bucket at proper height.
_____4. Maintained safe road speed for conditions.
_____5. Made safe turns.
_____6. Wore seat belt.

Comments:_______________________________________________________

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C. Loading Dump Truck: The candidate correctly:

_____1. Maintained a smooth work area.
_____2. Shortened travel distances. (Used V loading technique)
_____3. Positioned dump truck for ease of loading.
_____4. Approached stockpile with bucket at correct position.
_____5. Loaded bucket using correct controls.
_____6. Carried loaded bucket without spillage.
_____7. Approached truck while raising bucket.
_____8. Dumped load smoothly in bed of dump truck.
_____9. Leveled load in dump truck.
_____10. Backed away from truck while lowering bucket.
_____11. Wore seat belt.

Comments:________________________________________________________

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D. Carrying a Load: The candidate correctly:

_____1. Loaded bucket.
_____2. Maintained bucket load capacity.
_____3. Maintained bucket height above ground.
_____4. Wore seat belt.

Comments: ________________________________________________________

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E. Stockpiling Material: The candidate correctly:

_____1. Approached stockpile.
_____2. Loaded bucket.
_____3. Dumped load.
_____4. Maintained smooth loader cycles.
_____5. Stockpiled material high.
_____6. Dressed sides of stockpile.
_____7. Kept work area smooth.
_____8. Wore seat belt.

Comments: ________________________________________________________

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