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NZQA registered unit standard

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23613 version 2

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Demonstrate knowledge of, and plan work for, chipseal surfacing construction as a foreperson

Level

Purpose

4 Credits 15

This unit standard is for people working, in the chipseal surfacing industry, towards recognition of competency in the role of a chipseal surfacing foreperson.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of construction requirements and foreperson responsibilities for chipseal surfacing construction; demonstrate knowledge of chipseal surfacing construction sequences; demonstrate knowledge of corrective actions for chipseal surfacing; and plan chipseal surfacing construction work for different seal types, as a chipseal surfacing foreperson.

Classification

Pavement Surfacing > Chipseal Surfacing

Available grade

Achieved

Explanatory notes

1 The following legislation and requirements apply to this unit standard, and must be complied with:

Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992;

Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995;

Resource Management Act 1991;

The Safe Handling of Bituminous Materials Used in Roading

– Code of Practice RNZ

9904:2006

, Roading New Zealand, available for purchase at http://www.roadingnz.org.nz/;

Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM)

, New Zealand

Transport Agency, available at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/;

Chipsealing in New Zealand

, New Zealand Transport Agency, available at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/chipsealing-new-zealand-manual/;

New Zealand Transport Agency specifications, available at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/:

NZTA M1: Specification for Roading Bitumens

;

NZTA M6: Specification for Sealing Chip

;

NZTA P3: Specification for First Coat Sealing

;

NZTA P4: Specification for Resealing

;

NZTA P17: Performance Based Specification for Bituminous Reseals

;

NZTA Q1: Specification for Quality Assurance for Chipsealing

;

NZTA Q1 Notes & NZTA Q2 Notes: Notes to Specifications for Quality Assurance for

Chipsealing and Hot Mix Asphalt

;

Local authority regulations;

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Site safety plan;

Traffic management plan.

Any legislation or other requirements superseding any of the above will apply, pending the review of this unit standard.

2 Assessment against this unit standard may be based on evidence from a workplace and/or provider context.

3 Definitions

Chipseal surfacing foreperson

refers to a person who works on chipseal construction sites and reports to a supervisor. The foreperson is skilled in chipseal surfacing, and has defined responsibilities for job organisation, job safety, issuing instructions, work performance, work production, documentation, and quality control, with authority to direct others on site and limited authority for decision making relating to chipseal surfacing construction activities.

Company procedures

refers to all documented policies, procedures, and methodologies of the candidate’s employer at the time of training including but not limited to those relating to health, safety, environment, quality, and operations.

Job requirements

take account of site conditions to meet contract specifications, and accord with procedures and work instructions written in quality manuals.

Protection period

means the period of time from the completion of rolling until the removal of temporary speed restrictions during which time the contractor may have corrective action obligations specified in the contract specifications.

Outcomes and evidence requirements

Outcome 1

Demonstrate knowledge of construction requirements and foreperson responsibilities for chipseal surfacing construction.

Evidence requirements

1.1 Requirements for temporary traffic management, surface preparation, and site clean-up are explained in accordance with company procedures and specifications.

1.2 Requirements for seal types are explained in accordance with specifications.

Range seal types

– first coat, reseal, two coat; requirements relating to

– bitumen application rates and tolerances, chip application rates and tolerances, compaction.

1.3 Foreperson responsibilities for chipsealing sites are explained in accordance with legislative and local authority requirements.

Range responsibilities for

– health and safety, environmental protection, hazardous substances.

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Foreperson responsibilities for chipseal construction are described in accordance with specifications and company procedures.

Range includes but is not limited to

– programming work, organising materials, plant, and labour; directing staff; monitoring weather conditions, traffic safety, quality assurance, and compliance with specifications; maintaining public and staff relations; recording and reporting procedures and contract variations.

1.5 Foreperson responsibilities for chipsealing site communications are described in accordance with company procedures.

Range communications relating to

– notifications, public safety, site safety, temporary traffic management.

Outcome 2

Demonstrate knowledge of chipseal surfacing construction sequences.

Evidence requirements

2.1 Sequence of operations and plant used to spray binder and spread chip are identified in accordance with job requirements and company procedures.

2.2 Sequence of operations and plant used to compact chipseal surfaces are identified in accordance with job requirements and company procedures.

Outcome 3

Demonstrate knowledge of corrective actions for chipseal surfacing.

Evidence requirements

3.1 Appropriate corrective actions for existing pavement surface conditions are identified and methods for carrying them out are described in accordance with job requirements.

Range corrective actions that are carried out immediately prior to or as part of the chipseal construction process; surface conditions include but are not limited to

– flushing, bleeding, minor chip loss, major chip loss, variable texture.

3.2 Appropriate corrective actions for chipseal surface conditions that occur within protection period of construction of a new chipseal surface are identified, and methods for carrying them out, are described in accordance with job requirements.

Range corrective actions for

– flushing, bleeding, minor chip loss, major chip loss; chip loss due to

– light binder application rate, frost, rain, traffic stress.

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Outcome 4

Plan chipseal surfacing construction work for different seal types, as a chipseal surfacing foreperson.

Range seal types

– first coat seal, reseal, two coat seal; evidence is required for at least two sites for each type.

Evidence requirements

4.1 Job requirements for chipseal construction are confirmed in accordance with company procedures.

Range confirmation is usually with the supervisor.

4.2 The availability of resources is confirmed in accordance with confirmed job requirements.

Range includes but is not limited to

– chip, binder, plant, labour, temporary traffic management equipment.

4.3 Sites suitable for transferring bitumen in the field, for loading plant, for unloading plant, and for the disposal of waste materials are confirmed in terms of public safety and in accordance with company procedures, legislation, and

Code of

Practice RNZ 9904:2006

.

4.4 Key activities associated with chipseal construction are outlined in accordance with confirmed job requirements and taking account of site constraints.

4.5

Range key activities include but are not limited to

– temporary traffic management, public safety, worksite control, environmental protection, access, delivery of sealing chip from stockpile, delivery of binder, application of materials, compaction, measurement and quantities of work, removal of surplus chip, roadmarking; site constraints include but are not limited to

– stockpile sites, climate, pavement shape, geometric constraints, clearances from adjacent structures, live load limitations, vibration, location of utility services.

A work programme for chipseal construction, schedules site activities and details work sequences is outlined in accordance with confirmed job requirements, company procedures, and site constraints.

4.6 Controls for identified health and safety hazards and adverse effects on the environment are determined in accordance with company procedures and legislation.

Range identified in company documentation and/or site inspection.

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Planned review date

31 December 2016

Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions

Process Version Date Last Date for Assessment

Registration 1 25 May 2007 31 December 2013

Review 2 15 March 2012 N/A

Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference

0101

This CMR can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Please note

Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.

Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by

NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.

Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.

Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR). The

CMR also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.

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