Harvesting Machine Operator 6Months Course

Brief Job Description: The individual at work sets up the harvesting machine for
day’s work by conducting pre-start procedures, operate the machine to harvest the
crop, perform machine shut down procedure, does its day-to-day maintenance and
takes up basic repair of the harvesting machine to keep it operational during critical
harvest time.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have: good eyesightand
observation ability, attention to details, ability to work independently, goal
orientation, patience at work, willingness to work in dusty; noisy environment and
the stamina for long hours of work.

Harvesting Machine Operator 6Months Course

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This OS unit is about setting up harvesting machine for day’s operation.
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
 Perform regular checks on the harvester machine
 Check engine, radiator and filters
 Check guards, attachments and types
 Achieve productivity and quality standards
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Perform regular
checks on the
harvester machine
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. have a clear look at the harvester machine and visually analyse its parts
PC2. check all the moving parts of the harvester machine
PC3. look out for signs of possible problems such as bearings that are completely
out, cracks in critical parts like shoes, shaker pans etc.
PC4. check walkers, rock traps, sprockets, sickle sections and injector lines
PC5. check the bearings, chains and belts
PC6. check chain tensions, including the feeder house chains
PC7. grease all the bearings of the machine
PC8. check effective functioning of head lights and indicators
Check engine,
radiator and filters
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC9. check for oil level in the engine
PC10. check hydraulic oil levels
PC11. check the radiators to see if they are full of water / coolant
PC12. check the air filters for cleanliness and adjust it properly if required
PC13. fill the machines with fuel
PC14. ensure sufficient diesel for day’s operation

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tires
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC15. check all guards are in position and correctly fitted
PC16. attach / detach extra kits / machine parts as per the type of crop to be
harvested
PC17. check nuts and bolts of attachments
PC18. adjust the setting of cutter bar, thrushes drum and other movable parts
according to the crop to be harvested
PC19. check air pressure in the tyres
PC20. keep reversing mirrors clean and properly adjusted
Achieve
productivity and
quality standards
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC21. conduct the pre-operational checks accurately at the start of the day
PC22. set harvester machine’s operational settings to avoid or minimize grain loss
PC23. minimize machine break downs
PC24. maintain records of daily pre-start up checks of harvester machine as per
company’s SOP
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
National Occupational Standard
AGR/N1103 Prepare Harvester Machine for operation
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A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to work
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. company’s policies on daily pre-operational checks of the harvester machine
KB2. company’s reporting structure
KB3. importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KB4. different parts, components and controls of harvesting machine and their
functions
KB5. adjustment to be made in the machine as per crop variety by adding /
detaching attachment kits
KB6. different types of attachments for specific grain crops and their functions
KB7. crop harvesting processes and grain loss minimisation techniques
KB8. principles of the safe removal of obstacles from harvesters and adjustment of
harvester settings
KB9. preventive maintenance of the harvester machine
KB10. pre-start procedures of the harvester machine
KB11. different types of grain crops in different states of India and their crop cycle
KB12. different crop conditions and when to harvest them
KB13. different operational and occupational hazards
KB14. safe machine operating procedures
KB15. field conditions for safe movement of the machine
KB16. state wise local conditions in harvesting season
KB17. legislative requirements with regard to licensing e.g. driving license for heavy
vehicles
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. document daily pre-operational checks of harvester machine
Reading skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SA2. read manufacturer’s machine operational manual
SA3. read company’s SOPs / policies

Harvesting Machine Operator 6Months Course

SA4. read machine spare parts specifications
Oral Communication (Listening & Speaking Skills)

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SA5. listen to supervisor / foreman for conducting pre-operational checks on the
machine
SA6. Communicate with accompanied field staff of helper and co-drivers about
machine settings, attachment kits, maintenance of machine and arranging
materials like diesel, grease, tools, spare parts etc.
SA7. listen to field owner to capture his requirements
B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: how to
SB1. repair or replace the damaged or worn-out parts of the machine to keep it
functional at optimum level
SB2. troubleshoot the fault on its own or take the help of foreman
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB3. plan the harvesting work and set machine for its optimal performance
SB4. what attachments to be used for different varieties of grain crops
SB5. what setting to be used for different varieties of grain crops in different ground
and environmental conditions
SB6. arrange for resources like diesel, grease, tools, spare parts etc.
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB14. build relationships and use human centric approach
SB15. attend and make use of exposure visit
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB7. solve work related problems, e.g., non-functional attachments
SB8. find out which part of the machine require repair or replacement when machine
is not working optimally or having operational problem
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB9. analyze the machine setting and external kit requirements of the machine
according to the type of grain crop
SB10. analyze the condition of crop and field before harvesting
SB11. analyze the condition of parts of the harvesting machine so as to decide about
repair or replacement
SB12. analyze day-to-day operational problems of the machine
SB13. analyze the fuel consumption of the machine with its output
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB16. take up his own working and learnin

This OS unit is about operating the harvester machine for reaping grain crops.
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
 Inspect agriculture farm land
 Inspect grain crop
 Drive harvester machine to reap crop
 Achieve productivity and quality standards
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Inspect agriculture farm
land
To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. visually inspect the agriculture farm land to check its surface levelling
PC2. check the condition of the farm land such as dry field, wet field
PC3. check type of soil and hardness of field surface
Inspect grain crop To be competent, the individual on the job must be able to:
PC4. visually inspect the grain crop and its variety
PC5. check the condition of the crop e.g. fully or half ripe crop
PC6. check the condition of the straw e.g. dry or wet straw
Drive harvester machine
to reap crop
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC7. turn on the machine and check for all the displays, gauges, indicators and
meter son the dash board
PC8. check that all warning alarms are quite
PC9. check that there is no warning display signal on the dashboard
PC10. set the speed of thrasher drum and harvesting machine at optimum level
to get maximum efficiency and performance of the machine
PC11. drive the harvesting machine at a speed suitable as per the farm and
crop conditions
PC12. operate the harvesting machine in safe, controlled and correct manner
as per the SOP / manufacturer’s manual
PC13. harvest crops in specific pattern to achieve machine efficiency
Achieve productivity and
quality standards
To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
PC14. correctly assess the field, environmental and crop conditions
PC15. correctly set the machine settings to avoid or minimize grain loss
PC16. achieve maximum machine efficiency at optimum fuel consumption
PC17. maintain operational records
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context (Knowledge of
the company /
organization and its
processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work
environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work
National Occupational Standard
AGR/N1104 Operate Harvester Machine
11
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and
the impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. company’s protocol for harvester machine operation and management
KB2. company’s reporting structure
KB3. importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KB4. field conditions for safe movement of the machine
KB5. state wise local conditions in harvesting season
KB6. different parts, components and controls of harvesting machine and their

Harvesting Machine Operator 6Months Course


functions
KB7. adjustment to be made in the machine as per crop variety by adding
attachment kits
KB8. driving harvester in different terrains
KB9. crop harvesting processes and grain loss minimisation techniques
KB10. harvest and haulage processes and procedures
KB11. principles of the safe removal of obstacles from harvesters and
adjustment of harvester settings
KB12. different operational and occupational hazards
KB13. safe machine operating procedures
KB14. environmental impacts and minimisation measures
KB15. effectively sterilise the harvester to prevent cross-property
contamination
KB16. legislative requirements with regard to licensing e.g. driving license for
heavy vehicles
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Writing skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
NA
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SA1. read manufacturer’s machine operational manual
SA2. read company’s SOPs / policies
SA3. document machine operational record as per company’s policy
Oral Communication (Listening & Speaking Skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SA4. listen to supervisor / foreman for safe and correct operations of machine
SA5. listen to field owner to capture his requirements
SA6. communicate with accompanied field staff of helper and co-drivers about
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machine settings as per the field, environment and crop conditions
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB1. run and stop the harvester machine
SB2. do when alarm signal beeps or warning signs are displayed on the
dashboard
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB3. prioritize and plan the harvesting work of many farmers in timely and
satisfactory manner
SB4. what pattern to be followed for harvesting the crops for effective and
efficient use of machine
SB5. on the grain negotiate with field owner on pattern of reaping the crops
and setting the speed of the machine based output
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB6. build relationships and use human centric approach
SB7. Manage relationships with laborers and other co-farmers
SB8. attend and make use of exposure visit
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how: to
SB6. to solve work related problems, e.g., non-functional gauge, indicator or
meter
SB7. to find problem when machine is not working optimally
Analytical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. analyze the machine setting and external kit requirements of the machine
according to the type of grain crop
SB9. analyze the condition of crop and field before harvesting
SB10. analyze day-to-day operational problems of the machine
SB11. do basic calculations to estimate field area harvested, work hours left to
reap the whole field and total payment due from the farmer
SB12. analyze the fuel consumption of the machine with its output
Critical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB13. take up his own working and learnin

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