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Start of Day Clock in Be on time Be ready to work Have proper attire Work boots Uniform Gloves Safety glasses Check with service manager Ask about pending jobs Review if additional work is needed at previously assigned sites Ask about new jobs Customer Get location of jobs Get directions to job site Obtain work/service order Log start time Obtain supplies needed Tire size Brand of tire Wheel position Obtain tire Load onto truck Secure tire - chain and binder or ratchet strap Ensure load is evenly distributed Pre-op Service Truck Inspection Check service truck for supplies Refer to supply checklist O-rings Valves Repair materials Lubricants Properly marked closed containers Hardware Check equipment and tools Check bead breaker and rams Oil leaks Broken parts Bent parts Check air/hydraulic pumps and jacks Leaks Fluid levels Fittings Connectors Check cribbing Hardwood - all assorted sizes Check wheel chocks 2 sets Check hand tools Check wrenches Check hammer Check pneumatic tools Check impact wrenches Check impact sockets Check buffer Check grinder Grinder has to be laid upside down until wheel stops spinning Check drill Check tire irons Check chains, slings, and binders Examine service truck Conduct DOT pre-trip inspection See service truck inspection report Check fluid levels Washer fluid Engine oil Compressor oil Power steering Brake fluid Coolant Accessories hydraulic fluid AT fluid Fuel gauge Check PTO Engage PTO Examine crane See crane manual Check hoses Check cylinders Check fastenings Welds, gussets, base plate bolts, pins.  Always replace parts with OEM parts, Grade 8 or better Site Survey Follow and obey all customer/site rules Subtopic Stop at office Get site specific training Fines Delays Poor customer relations Personal injury Loss of production for both sides Get directions to location of equipment to be serviced Put on proper personal protection equipment Discuss putting on PPE prior to leaving service truck Some companies may require additional PPE Travel to equipment requiring service Establish communication with machine operator if applicable Make sure to establish communication with the machine operator before approaching equipment Park service truck Set park brake Chock or turn wheels to berm Engage flashers or warning lights Ensure equipment is lock-out/ tag-out Lock and tag Lock door Remove key Safety cone on seat Always use 3-point contact when entering/exiting service truck or equipment Chock equipment to be serviced Walk around equipment to be serviced and observe area Electric overhead wires Underground piping Surface water Surface wiring Soft ground Highwalls Traffic lanes Personnel movement Determine if replacement tire is correct size and application Failure to determine early enough could be wasting time and productivity Determine if equipment can be serviced at this location If there is any safety issues, ask company to move the equipment.  Do not position yourself between the highwall and equipment to be serviced. Determine if you are familiar on this type of particular equipment or wheel assembly.  If you are not, STOP Do Not Proceed Any Further!  Contact Your Supervisor Position your service truck Position boom parallel to tire to be service Keep service truck as far away as practical  More distance is better Park service truck Set park brake Engage PTO and set fast idle switch Engage flashers or warning lights Chock or turn wheels to berms Set outriggers See Operator's Crane Safety Manual Place safety cones around work area Company policy Jacking/Cribbing Articulating equipment must be pinned or locked in place Could also shift while trying to remove the tire Remove cribbing from service truck and place near jacking point Use proper lifting techniques Wear gloves when handling cribbing Jack or support only at manufacturer's specified locations This information has to be obtain from site personnel Begin building two cribs One for jack One for support A crib means to stagger direction of blocking material for strength and stability  Build jacking crib to within height of jack Cribbing procedure may change depending on design of equipment being serviced.  If jack starts to tilt you need to reposition cribbing Build support crib as high as possible to support point of the equipment to be serviced Raise jack enough to insert final support crib Must be high enough to remove old tire - take in consideration the tread depth on new tire Lower jack until equipment rests on support crib Leave jack in place but equipment must rest on support crib Visually inspect the crib after the equipment is lowered for stability Gently nudge the equipment with your boom arm and observe cribbing from movement This is a point of no return. Once you start to change the tire, if the cribbing becomes unstable, you are in big trouble Remove the valve core to deflate tire Never try to service an inflated tire.  For maximum productivity while tire is deflating take this opportunity to set up necessary tools for the job. Dismount tire Run a wire through the valve to be sure tire is completely deflated Remove necessary tools from service truck Tools vary with types of assembly  Refer to TIA Service Manual for proper tools Break front bead far enough to remove the lock ring and the O-ring Remove lock ring and O-ring Insert bead breaker tool into bead breaker notch in bead seat band and set adjustment screw Use bead breaker tool to remove bead seat band from front bead When using bead breaker tool, operator must stay out of trajectory of tool Remove bead seat band and front flange ring from wheel assembly Lay the wheel components on the ground on top of cribbing materials on one end for cleaning Lay on cribbing to prevent injury from falling or rolling This prevents additional dirt on components Move bead breaker to back of rim Break back bead When using bead breaker tool, operator must stay out of trajectory of tool.  Be aware of brake lines, hydraulic lines on the equipment being serviced. Place sling on boom Examine sling for defects Move boom and sling over center of tire Adjust sling snugly around tire Caution:  You may not always be able to use a sling on all equipment Lift the weight of the tire off the rim while retracting the boom to remove tire from wheel This must be done gradually to avoid equipment shift and tire snagging and moving suddenly Be sure rear flange ring is not stuck to tire before removing tire completely from wheel Whenever handling tire with boom never position yourself between the tire and the equipment being serviced and the service truck Crane trucks have more than one set of controls to allow you to operator crane from a safe position Keep tire as close to the ground as possible when moving tire with boom Set tire safely to side If tire must remain standing, lean, block and  chock securely to prevent movement Lay down tire if possible Clean and inspect rim base for cracking, deterioration and distortion Remove all rust, corrosion, dirt or debris from wheel and all components Pay close attention to lock ring and O-ring gutter O-ring must seat properly for the tire to retain air Look at wheel components identification stamping to make sure they match If there is a question on component matching, contact your supervisor Replace complete valve assembly Leaking valves can cause loss of productivity and redo and customer dissatisfaction Replace any damage, bent, severely rusted or corroded component Mount tire Remove new tire from service truck utilizing boom and bead hook Lean tire against service truck and chock securely in place Remove bead hook Install tire sling around tire snugly Caution:  You may not always be able to use a sling on all equipment Inspect replacement tire for damage Examine the inside of tire for water, debris, and any foreign material Inspect and lubricate tire beads with an approved tire lubricant Lubricate wheel  with an approved lubricant Align inside flange ring with lock where applicable Move boom and sling overtop of replacement tire Adjust sling snugly around tire Caution:  You may not always be able to use a sling on all equipment Using boom move tire to wheel Center tire and proceed to boom out and push tire on rim Remove sling Hold tire in place with boom Install flange ring Lubricate bead seat band and install Lubricate and install new O-ring Install proper size and thickness O-ring Install lock ring Warning:  Never reuse a sprung or bent lock ring.  Replace it! Visually inspect components for proper alignment and debris free Place boom snugly against the machine but not so tight as to push the equipment off the block or to prevent proper seating Never stand in trajectory while inflating tire Use boom as a restraining device in case lock ring flies off during inflation Remove valve core and begin inflating tire with remote control inflation device Never stand in trajectory while inflating tire Observe proper seating of lock ring assembly during initial inflation If the bead or rings are not seating or locking properly, deflate the tire before making any adjustment Install valve core after beads and rings are seated Inflate tire to recommended pressure Don't guess, use a calibrated gauge, check with the company maintenance department or look-up in manual Replace and tighten securely the valve cap Swing boom back over bed of service truck Jack up the equipment slightly and start removing cribbing Lower equipment in reverse manner from raising equipment End of Job Activities Repack cribbing onto service truck and secure Clean all tools and return all tools and materials to proper place on service truck Load and secure old tire to bed of service truck DOT regulations require all loads be secured.  Personal fine and possibly prison Return boom to stow position and tie down if necessary Clean debris from service truck bed if necessary Retract the outriggers Disengage the PTO and shut down fast idle switch Remove chock from customer's equipment Remove lock-out/tag out, cone on seat Complete paperwork Hours Position Unit number Make of machine Check tread depth Customer signature Mileage Return keys to equipment Notify customer equipment is ready to be returned to service Make one last walk around to make sure all tools are picked up and cabinets are closed securely and your cones are properly stowed and work area has been cleaned Always leave the work area as clean or cleaner than it was when you arrived End of Day Activities Remove old tire from bed of truck Use same procedure as you would at the job site Mark tire with customer's name and disposition  Retread Repair Scrap Complete paperwork and hand in Report any maintenance issues or problems with your service truck Replenish service supplies if time permits Clock out