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Wheel Loader Operator

Aliases: Wheel Loader Driver

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Wheel Loader Operator is expected to perform include: 
  • Carrying out pre-operation checks on wheel loader
  • Operating a wheel loader to transport loads to appropriate storage areas or loading trucks
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting the wheel loader
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs is not available
  • Work from home option is not available 
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company 
  • Overtime maybe required 
  • Shift system is not available 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Preferably Class VIII 
  • Certified training for Wheel Loader Operator (programme aligned to IES/Q0105 job released by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of different types of wheel loaders and their use and function
  • Familiar with different types of hydraulic mechanisms
  • Basic knowledge of principles of friction
  • Skilled in method of using the limp home function
  • Knowledge of correct maintenance procedures for wheel loader 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Certification training in wheel loader operations preferable, and valid heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) Driving License required

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Government and private schools across India 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1
Site Supervisor 
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Wheel Loader Operator 
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Junior Wheel Loader Operator 
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 12,000 to ₹ 25,500 per month 
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

In lieu of minimum qualification, the incumbent should have 2 years of experience in operating wheel loader

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Manufacturing companies across sectors

KEYWORDS 1

Wheel Loader Operator 

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8343.1901 Wheel Loader Operator
ISCO 2008 8343 Crane, Hoist and Related Plant Operators 
NIC 2008 43900 Other specialized construction activities
QP Reference IES/Q0105 Wheel Loader Operator
NSQF Level 4 -
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