Operator: Machine Walkaround Inspections

About these courses

These courses are for new and experienced machine operators. Through 101 micro-lessons, they'll learn the importance of and how to do a walkaround inspection on various machines used in the Dirt World.

Learning Plan Outline

Excavator

10 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Excavator Operator Walkaround course:

Starting a Walkaround 

Safety: Getting On and Off the Machine

Undercarriage Inspection

Left Side of Machine

Right Side of Machine

Rear of Machine

Top of Excavator—Engine Bay Area

Inspecting the Work Tool for the Machine

Inside the Cab

Operating Tips

Mini Excavator

7 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Mini Excavator Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Inspecting Each Side of a Mini Excavator

Rear of Machine

Right Side Inspection

Right Front Side Inspection

Front of Machine

Inside the Cab and Controls

Preview the Rear of the Machine lesson:

Dozer

15 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Dozer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Front Left Corner Inspection

Back Side of Blade and Cooling Package

Left Side Undercarriage

Back Half of Left Undercarriage

Rear Left Side Inspection

Rear of Machine—Rippers and
Underneath the Machine

Left Rear of Dozer Inspection

Right Side Undercarriage

Three Points of Contact

Right Side Engine Compartment

Back of Blade Area on Right Side

Front of Blade and GET

Fluid Checks

Cab and Controls

Small Dozer

9 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Small Dozer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting Walkaround and
the Difference in Machine Sizes

Battery Compartment Inspection

Rear Left Side Inspection

Right Rear and Ripper Structure

Right eEar Side Compartment Inspection

Engine Compartment for Right Side

Measuring Track Slack

Cab and Controls

Final Thoughts

Loader

11 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Loader Operator Walkaround course:

Introducing the Wheel Loader

Wheel Loader Operation Tips

Starting the Walkaround

Inspecting the Articulation Area

Rear Left Inspections in Engine Bay and Rear Tire

Rear of Machine Inspection

Right Rear Engine Compartment and Right Rear Tire

Right Side of Machine and Articulation Area

Right front Side and Front Right Tire

Front of Machine and Work Tool Inspections

Cab and Controls

Motor Grader

7 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Motor Grader Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Front Left Corner Inspection

Moldboard Positioning

Left Rear Inspection

Right Rear of Motor Grader

Cab and Controls

In-the-Cab Adjustments and Safety Features

Articulated Truck

9 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Articulated Truck Walkaround course:

Starting the Inspection

Moving Down the Left Front Side

Left Articulation Area Inspection

Left Side Working Down to the Rear Tires

Rear Inspections

Right Rear Side

Left Articulation Joint Inspections

Moving Forward to the Right Side Toward the Front of the Truck

Cab and Controls

Scraper

13 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Scraper Operator Walkaround course:

Starting Walkaround Inspection

Left Front Corner Inspection

Moving Down the Left Front

Inspecting the Front Left of the Bowl and Up the Gooseneck

Rear Side and Tractor Transmission Area

Left Side Working Down the Bowl

Looking at the Left Rear of Bowl and Rear Tire

Right Side of Scraper and Moving Up the Bowl

Right Rear of Tractor Transmission Area

Right Side of Gooseneck

Right Front Corner and Engine Compartment

Three Points of Contact and Cab Inspection

Cab Controls and Functions

Skid Steer

5 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Skid Steer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting on the Left Side of the Machine

Rear Left Inspection

Right Side and Front of Machine

Explaining MTL and CTL and Inspecting Tracks

Final Thoughts

About these courses

These courses are for new and experienced machine operators. Through 101 micro-lessons, they'll learn the importance of and how to do a walkaround inspection on various machines used in the Dirt World.

Learning Plan Outline

Excavator

10 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Excavator Operator Walkaround course:

Starting a Walkaround 

Safety: Getting On and Off the Machine

Undercarriage Inspection

Left Side of Machine

Right Side of Machine

Rear of Machine

Top of Excavator—Engine Bay Area

Inspecting the Work Tool for the Machine

Inside the Cab

Operating Tips

Mini Excavator

7 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Mini Excavator Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Inspecting Each Side of a Mini Excavator

Rear of Machine

Right Side Inspection

Right Front Side Inspection

Front of Machine

Inside the Cab and Controls

Preview the Rear of the Machine lesson:

Dozer

15 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Dozer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Front Left Corner Inspection

Back Side of Blade and Cooling Package

Left Side Undercarriage

Back Half of Left Undercarriage

Rear Left Side Inspection

Rear of Machine—Rippers and
Underneath the Machine

Left Rear of Dozer Inspection

Right Side Undercarriage

Three Points of Contact

Right Side Engine Compartment

Back of Blade Area on Right Side

Front of Blade and GET

Fluid Checks

Cab and Controls

Small Dozer

9 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Small Dozer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting Walkaround and
the Difference in Machine Sizes

Battery Compartment Inspection

Rear Left Side Inspection

Right Rear and Ripper Structure

Right eEar Side Compartment Inspection

Engine Compartment for Right Side

Measuring Track Slack

Cab and Controls

Final Thoughts

Loader

11 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Loader Operator Walkaround course:

Introducing the Wheel Loader

Wheel Loader Operation Tips

Starting the Walkaround

Inspecting the Articulation Area

Rear Left Inspections in Engine Bay and Rear Tire

Rear of Machine Inspection

Right Rear Engine Compartment and Right Rear Tire

Right Side of Machine and Articulation Area

Right front Side and Front Right Tire

Front of Machine and Work Tool Inspections

Cab and Controls

Motor Grader

7 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Motor Grader Operator Walkaround course:

Starting the Walkaround

Front Left Corner Inspection

Moldboard Positioning

Left Rear Inspection

Right Rear of Motor Grader

Cab and Controls

In-the-Cab Adjustments and Safety Features

Articulated Truck

9 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Articulated Truck Walkaround course:

Starting the Inspection

Moving Down the Left Front Side

Left Articulation Area Inspection

Left Side Working Down to the Rear Tires

Rear Inspections

Right Rear Side

Left Articulation Joint Inspections

Moving Forward to the Right Side Toward the Front of the Truck

Cab and Controls

Scraper

13 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Scraper Operator Walkaround course:

Starting Walkaround Inspection

Left Front Corner Inspection

Moving Down the Left Front

Inspecting the Front Left of the Bowl and Up the Gooseneck

Rear Side and Tractor Transmission Area

Left Side Working Down the Bowl

Looking at the Left Rear of Bowl and Rear Tire

Right Side of Scraper and Moving Up the Bowl

Right Rear of Tractor Transmission Area

Right Side of Gooseneck

Right Front Corner and Engine Compartment

Three Points of Contact and Cab Inspection

Cab Controls and Functions

Skid Steer

5 Lessons

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Lessons found in the Skid Steer Operator Walkaround course:

Starting on the Left Side of the Machine

Rear Left Inspection

Right Side and Front of Machine

Explaining MTL and CTL and Inspecting Tracks

Final Thoughts

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