Concrete Pump Operator
Certificate of Qualification 637C
❝ Each day brings a new challenge. I like working on a variety of jobsites and meeting new people everyday.❞
A Concrete Pump Operator inspects, prepares, operates, controls, and cleans various concrete pumps. Concrete pumps may be truck mounted, stationary, trailer mounted as well as tower concrete placing booms. The operator uses a remote control to maneuver the boom to the desired location to transfer the liquid concrete.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong eye-hand coordination
Excellent communication skills
Grade 12 Diploma
OETIO offers a Concrete Pump Operator apprenticeship program at its Morrisburg location. This program is 160 hours over 20 days.
Co-ordinates the placement of concrete through a pump
Loads and unloads concrete pumps and attachments
Sets up concrete pumps, components and concrete delivery system
Operates concrete pumps and related components
Monitors equipment performance and the movement of the concrete to the pour location
Resolves issues and maintains the equipment
Performs pre-operational inspections, safety and operational checks and preventative maintenance
Communicates through various techniques including hand signals
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Did you know?
Concrete pump trucks weigh about 80,000 lbs. and are often the biggest, most complex and most expensive piece of equipment on a jobsite.
International Union of Operating Engineers