Training Available

Motor Grader Plow

The ability to plow snow should be an easy task for a grader operator however there are a host of variables that he has to take into consideration in order to be effective. For example, too much down pressure and the blade is ripping the asphalt. Not enough pressure and the blade is leaving too much snow which will become compacted and turn to ice. The best method for ensuring that your operators are doing the proper job on their first pass is with in-depth training focused solely on snow clearing operations.

Onsite Training Options

Please contact us if you are interested in onsite training for your team. We will provide you with customized quote to meet your needs.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for operating a motor grader plow.

Classroom (only) Topics of Discussion

Approx. 7 hrs.

  • Weather & Road Weather
  • Benefits of Pre-Season Preparation
  • Salt Smarts
  • Equipment Operation & Safety
  • Attachment Mounting & Set-up
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Level of Service
  • Plowing Techniques
    • Unpaved shoulders & Multi-lane Highways
    • One-ways, Alleys, Ramps and Dead-ends
    • Intersections & Right Turns
    • Cul-de-sacs & Traffic Circles
    • Forward Plowing
    • Upgrades & Steep Downgrades
    • Overpass Plowing & Railroad Crossing
    • Right Side Obstructions & Stop Sign
    • Turning around at an intersection

Practical, Hands-on Activities

  • Pre-Start Inspection
  • Controls Review
  • Winter Operation Procedures
  • Clearance Training
  • Grader Blade Operation
  • Snow Plowing/Removal
  • Wing Operations
  • Articulation



Documentation Provided:

Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion