Tips from The Pros: Wheel Loader
For moving large volumes of materials with the versatility and mobility of a rubber-tired machine, nothing beats the wheel loader. Some jobs pay or not depending upon the efficiency of the loader and its operator. Running one of these can seem pretty simple: you load and dump the bucket. But when you factor in rough terrain, busy congested jobsites, juggling multiple tasks, the responsibilities of controlling a 50,000-pound machine that can reach speeds of 20 miles an hour and dealing with supervisors and customers who want more dirt move faster, it becomes clear that this is no job for amateurs, so we've asked the pros to give us their advice on how to make wheel loaders pay
This program provides a basic overview of how to inspect the machine and jobsite, how to plan a job, material handling techniques and trench backfilling techniques.