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Loader Operator

Aliases: Front-End Loader Operator, Wheel Loader Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Loader Operator is expected to perform include:

  • Driving and operating a loader
  • Performing basic maintenance on the loader
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Contractual work and part-time jobs maybe available
  • Work from home options is not available
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Yes

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum –  12th
  • Technical and gallery training as per first schedule, Mining Vocational Training Rules (MVTR) 1966
  • Refresher training if absent from mines for a period of one year or more before re-employment
  • Trained in operating the loader
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Driving License
  • Certified training for Loader Operator (programme aligned to MIN/Q 0407 released by Skill Council for Mining Sector)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of wheels, tyres and their optimal pressure
  • Knowledge of parts of the loader that need routine lubrication
  • Knowledge of different types of loaders and their specific uses
  • Proficiency in general safety rules vis-à-vis digging and stacking
  • Knowledge of different types of hydraulic mechanisms
  • Proficiency in signage, mining area signs, traffic rules and other safety and emergency signals
  • Knowledge of power transmission systems and steering mechanisms
  • Knowledge of guidelines for working in congested places
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of correct maintenance procedures for a loader

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Mauli Operator Training Institute
  • Sreekrishna Educational Trust
  • Laxmi Cranes & Trailers Pvt. Ltd.
  • TSS Heavy Driving Training School
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.viswaminstitute.com/heavy_equipments_operator.html

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Supervisor

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Loader Operator

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For freshers - ₹ 18,000 to ₹ 25,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - ₹ 40,000 to ₹ 50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Preferred related work experience

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Mining companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Front-End Loader Operator
  • Wheel Loader Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8342.0301 Loader Operator
ISCO 2008 8342 Earth Moving and Related Plant Operators
NIC 2008 05109 Other operations relating to mining and agglomeration of hard coal
QP Reference MIN/Q 0407 Loader Operator
NSQF 4 NA
REFERENCES 
1

1 Qualifications Pack – Loader Operator

2

www.payscale.com

3

http://skillcms.in/about

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