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A planer is used to remove bituminous layers from roadways/pavements

To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Pre-operational checks
  • Pre-Planing safety checks
  • Manoeuvre planer to working area
  • Correctly set-up the machine for planing operations
  • Liaise with Tipper drivers to ensure safe system of work
  • Correctly Planed the roadway to the satisfaction of the site agent / foreman
  • Park road planer safely on firm level ground
  • Remove ignition key
  • Carry out daily maintenance / service as required
  • Clean as necessary
  • Re-fuel and check for defects
  • Leave machine safe and secure