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8.  Mucking Instruct topman to place the hook on the shaft bucket Drop fireboss in hole to make examination refer to hoisting personnel Bring fireboss back out Instruct topman to hook the work scaffold to the No. 2 hoist Allow men to get on scaffold Place on center Run hoist on low speed lower scaffold and personnel follow signals Compensate for height of scaffold bring scaffold and all personnel back out of hole Place scaffold out of the way travel back to No. 1 hoist house Instruct topman to hook up backhoe to No. 1 Hoist Place on center Run hoist on low speed Lower backhoe to the bottom Observe gauge for pressure drop when backhoe touches bottom raise backhoe back up approximately 1 -2 feet above bottom and swing off center observe cable location for guidance on placement of backhoe Check with fireboss prior to lowering backhoe for bottom conditions Lower back to bottom until pressure drops you may have to have slight tension on the hoist cable to keep the backhoe level until bottom can be leveled out Travel to the No. 2 Hoist House Instruct topman to hook shaft bucket up to hoist Place hoist on personnel center Ensure topman is in crows nest Lower personnel back into the hole Lower personnel through the steady mark until topman signals you to stop Travel very slowly after going through the steady Follow signals to bring bucket back out of the hole and place on ground out of the way Don't leave bucket hanging on the hoist Return to No. 1 Hoist House Wait for instruction from hole boss to turn on the air Instruct topman to turn on the air Follow signals for final adjustment of equipment in the hole Wait for signal to bring hook back out Instruct topman to hook muck bucket to No. 1 Hoist Boom hoist to muck center Lower to steady mark and switch to low speed Wait for signals to lower to bottom Observe for pressure drop and allow aprx. 1 foot of slack in order for crew to unhook bucket Use numbers on the drum as guidance on location to set next bucket Wait for signal to bring hook back out Instruct topman to hook another muck bucket down Lower bucket stopping at steady mark Wait for signal to continue lowering bucket Observe for pressure drop and allow aprx. 1 foot of slack in order for crew to unhook bucket Use numbers on the drum as guidance on location to set next bucket Wait for bell signal (1 bell) and slowly pick up loaded muck bucket and wait for crew to clean and trim bucket Wait for signal for hole boss to pull bucket out of the hole (1 bell) Operate hoist in low speed until you reach aprx. 325 feet per minute Switch to high speed and continue to bring bucket back outside limit switches will automatically slow the bucket down as it come back outside if properly set Switch back over to low speed once bucket clears the fence Swing bucket over and hold aprx. 3 - 3 1/2 feet above ground so topman can dump bucket (designated location) and you can observe the bucket dump in designated location The distance from the ground may vary due to height of individual of dumping bucket  Bucket may need to be set on the ground to flip ears if it is loaded backwards Instruct topman to position himself when dumping buckets so that he can be seen by the hoist operator at all times Wait for topman to flip ears back up and steady and clean bucket Repeat mucking cycle until hole boss instructs you to reposition backhoe Observe temp gauges for overheating conditions.  If overheating occurs, lighten load on bucket or allow hoist to idle for a few minutes to lower temp Follow signals to retrieve backhoe Pull backhoe Upon signal from hole foreman, go to No. 1 Hoist Travel to No. 2 Hoist house Instruct topman to hook up mantrip Ensure topman is in crows nest Lower mantrip down to steady mark Wait on signal from hole boss Lower mantrip bucket to bottom Wait for bell signal to raise mantrip to surface Once mantrip is on surface, travel back to No. 1 Hoist House Pull backhoe on low speed Swing backhoe to designated location Lower to ground Instruct topman to unhook 9.  Concrete Work Begin concrete phase after drilling and shooting the level-up round Panning Travel to the No. 2 Hoist House Instruct topman to place panning tin on scaffold Ensure chains do not foul with the tin Tin will be placed over railings on scaffold Ensure everyone is clear of tin when scaffold is raised up Tin will be placed over railings on scaffold Place hoist is on center center Put hoist in low speed Ensure topman is in the crows nest Raise scaffold high enough to clear the fence Over-ride upper limit switch when raising scaffold Swing to center Lower slowly until scaffold is in concrete and you can see the men Stop and wait for signal to lower into hole approximately 30 feet above bottom Wait for signals from hole boss to retrieve scaffold and personnel Raise high enough to allow scaffold and tin boots to clear fence Place scaffold on ground Travel to the No. 1 Hoist House Instruct topman to hook up backhoe to No. 1 Hoist Place on center Run hoist on low speed Lower backhoe to the bottom Observe gauge for pressure drop when backhoe touches bottom Raise backhoe back up approximately 1 -2 feet above bottom and swing off center Observe cable location for guidance on placement of backhoe Lower back to bottom until pressure drops Travel to the No. 2 Hoist House Instruct topman to hook shaft bucket up to hoist Place hoist on personnel center Ensure topman is in crows nest Lower personnel back into the hole Lower personnel through the steady mark until topman signals you to stop Travel very slowly after going through the steady Follow signals to bring bucket back out of the hole and place on ground out of the way Don't leave bucket hanging on the hoist Return to No. 1 Hoist House Wait for instruction from hole boss to turn on the air Instruct topman to turn on the air Follow signals for adjustment of equipment in the hole Remove personnel from hole after finishing level up Remove backhoe Travel to the No. 2 Hoist House Set pads Instruct topman to hook shaft bucket up to  No. 2 hoist Place hoist on personnel center Ensure topman is in crows nest Lower personnel back into the hole Lower personnel through the steady mark until topman signals you to stop Travel very slowly after going through the steady Wait for signal to retrieve bucket Send in pad bucket Wait for signal to retrieve pad bucket Send in gravel bucket Wait for signal to retrieve gravel bucket Send mantrip back in with foreman Wait for signal to retrieve bucket Load scaffold with straight steel Instruct topman to insert chain on each end of straight steel Lift up with hoist Swing over top of scaffold Lower down onto hand railing until boot hook locks Send starting ring into the hole Instruct topman to hook two sections of starting ring to hoist Perform a light drop test before lowering into the hole Send starting ring sections into the hole on center center Maintain two wraps above your steady Starting rings hang roughly 20 ft below hook Wait from signal from hole boss to completely lower and set starting ring sections Wait for signal from hole boss to retrieve hook and rigging Repeat process for other two sections of starting ring Wait for signal from hole boss to retrieve hook and rigging Instruct topman to hook up gravel bucket to hoist Send gravel bucket into hole on center center Stop at steady and wait for signal to lower gravel bucket to bottom Wait for signal from hole boss to retrieve gravel bucket Place gravel bucket out of the way Send radius steel into the hole Instruct topman to hook up radius steel to hoist Swing hoist to center center Drop into the hole and  stop at 3 - 4 wraps above steady Wait for signal from hole boss for final positioning of radius steel Wait for signal to send hook back out Retrieve men from the hole Send scaffold with straight steel into the hole Instruct topman to place hook on scaffold Ensure chains do not foul with the steel Ensure everyone is clear when scaffold is raised up Place hoist on center center Put hoist in low speed Ensure topman is in the crows nest Raise scaffold high enough to clear the fence Over-ride upper limit switch when raising scaffold Swing to center of hole Lower slowly until scaffold is in concrete and you can see the men Stop and wait for signal to lower into hole approximately 30 feet above bottom Wait for signals from hole boss to set steel  After steel is set the hole boss will signal for pipe to be lowered into the hole Drop pipe into the hole when signaled by the hole boss Stop 5 or 6 wraps before steady mark and switch to slow speed Wait for bell signals by hole boss to place or install the pipe Repeat cycle until all pipe is installed Swing out of way Wait for signals from hole boss to pull the scaffold out of the hole Unload the personnel Set the scaffold out of the way Send personnel back into hole Ensure topman is in crows nest Refer to Hoisting Personnel Wait for signal from hole boss to retrieve bucket Place bucket out of the way Send shaft form into the hole Instruct topman to hook to shaft form Raise form section high enough to allow topman to clean bottom and steady Swing over hole to center center and ensure it is steady Lower into hole two wraps above steady Form is roughly 16 ft below hook Switch to low speed Wait for signal from hole boss to continue lowering form until foreman stops you about 1 foot from bottom Lower the form very slowly when signaled - this allows the crew to line up the form Place new bottom reference mark for next ring of forms Place new steady mark approximately 8 feet above the old and erase old mark and adjust limit settings accordingly Follow hole boss signals Wait for signal to raise empty hook to surface Repeat process until all four form sections are in the hole Send bucket back into the hole and bring the crew up Ensure topman is in the crows nest Set forms scaffold, forms, and concrete pour Instruct topman to place hook on scaffold Ensure chains do not foul with the steel Ensure everyone is clear when scaffold is raised up Place hoist on center center Put hoist in low speed Ensure topman is in the crows nest Raise scaffold high enough to clear the fence Over-ride upper limit switch when raising scaffold Swing to center of hole Lower slowly until scaffold is in concrete and you can see the men Stop and wait for signal to lower into hole Wait for bell signals by hole boss to place the form scaffold and then send the hook out Instruct topman to hook up radius rebar Go to center shaft, stead and wait for signal to lower Maintain two wraps above the steady Wait for signal to lower radius steel and allow crew to unhook Wait for signal from hole boss to retrieve empty hook Instruct topman to hook up concrete bucket Boom up to concrete center Lower bucket to the ground Place hoist in low speed Swing filled bucket back over hole to concrete center Lower to steady and wait for signal Hole boss will signal to send on down Lower slowly until stopped by hole boss Note reference number off of drum This is your reference number for this ring for this pour repeat process from dropping forms four more times changing reference marks accordingly after setting each ring of forms, the forms scaffold will need to be slowly raised and reset on hole bosses signals pull forms and retrieve pick scaffold up and slowly lower to the next ring of forms following signals from hole boss wait for signal from hole boss to hook to and slowly pull form pieces free CAUTION:  never exceed 2000 psi when breaking forms loose hole boss will signal you to stop once form is broke free wait for signal from hole boss to raise form out of hole repeat process until you get to the No. 1 ring wait for signal to remove form scaffold and crew from hole drop crew back into the hole in bucket wait for signal from hole boss to take bucket out store bucket out of the way send hook back in (center center) to retrieve No. 1 ring wait for signal from hole boss to hook to and slowly pull form pieces free CAUTION:  never exceed 2000 psi when breaking forms loose hole boss will signal you to stop once form is broke free wait for signal from hole boss to raise form out of hole repeat process until you get all remaining forms after final form is pulled, foreman will request bucket to bring crew out wait for signal from hole boss to bring crew out Set new bottom and steady  marks and re-adjust limits accordingly after bucket is on bottom for mantrip bring crew out