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Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling

Written specifically for the oil and gas industry, Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling provides maintenance managers and engineers with the tools and techniques to create a manageable maintenance program that will save money and prevent costly facility shutdowns. The ABCs of work identification, planning, prioritization, scheduling, and execution are explained. The objective is to provide the capacity to identify, select and apply maintenance interventions that assure an effective maintenance management, while maximizing equipment performance, value creation and opportune and effective decision making. The book provides a pre- and post- self-assessment that will allow for measure competency improvement. Maintenance Managers and Engineers receive an expert guide for developing detailed actions including repairs, alterations, and preventative maintenance.


Maintenance/Facility Managers, Maintenance Supervisors, Plant and Facility Engineers, Maintenance Planners and Schedulers, Maintenance Staff, Manufacturing Managers, Operations Engineers and Managers

Paperback, 520 Pages

Published: November 2014

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-12-397042-8


    1. Introduction

      Chapter 1 - Profit and Customer Centered Benefits of Planning and Scheduling

      Chapter 2 - Defining Results to Top Leaders and Operations Leaders

      Chapter 3 - Leadership: Creating Maintenance Leaders not Just Maintenance Managers

      Chapter 4 - How to Create PRIDE in Maintenance within Craft Leaders and the Technical Work Force

      Chapter 5 - Define Your Physical Asset Management Strategy with The Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence and go Beyond ISO 55000

      Chapter 6 - Planners Must Understand Productivity and How RMPES Enhances Total Operations Excellence

      Chapter 7- What to Look for When Hiring a Reliable Planner/Scheduler

      Chapter 8- Planner Review of the Maintenance Business System-Your CMMS-EAM System

      Chapter 9- Defining Maintenance Strategies for Critical Equipment with Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)

      Chapter 10- Defining Total Maintenance Requirements and Backlog

      Chapter 11-Overview of a Reliable Planning-Estimating-Scheduling-Monitoring-Controlling Process

      Chapter 12- Why the Work Order is a Prime Source for Reliable Reliability Info

      Chapter 13- Detailed Planning with a Reliable Scope of Work and a Complete Job Package

      Chapter 14- Understanding Risk Based Maintenance (RBM) by using Risked-Based Planning with Risk Based Inspections (RBI)

      Chapter 15 - Developing Improved Repair Methods plus Reliable Maintenance Planning Times with The ACE Team Process

      Chapter 16 - Successful Scheduling by Keeping the Promise and Completing the Schedule

      Chapter 17- MRO Material Management: The Missing Link in Reliability

      Chapter 18 - How to Measure Total Operations Success with The Reliable Maintenance Excellence Index

      Chapter 19 - How This Book Can Apply to the Very Small Work Unit in Oil and Gas or to Any Type of Maintenance Operation

      Chapter 20 - A Model for Success: Developing Your Next Steps for Sustainable and Reliable Maintenance Planning- Estimating and Scheduling

      Appendix A - The Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence

      Appendix B - Acronyms and Glossary of Maintenance, MRO Stores/Inventory and Oil and Gas Terms

      Appendix C - Maintenance Planner/Scheduler or Maintenance Coordinator: Position Description and Job Evaluation Form

      Appendix D - A Format for a Leadership Driven, Self-Managed Team at GRIDCO Ghana: The GRIDCO CMMS Selection and Best Practices Implementation Team Draft

      Appendix E - Process Mapping for a Refinery - A Case Study and Work Initiation to Completed Work Reliability Improvement Analysis

      Appendix F - The CMMS Benchmarking System

      Appendix G - The ACE Team Benchmarking Process Team Charter Example and Methodology for Application

      Appendix H - Shop Load Plan, Master Schedule, and Shop Schedules: Example Forms and Steps on How to Use

      Appendix I - Management of Change (MOC) Procedures Example

      Appendix J - Sample Risk Management Plan

      Appendix K - Measuring the True Value of Maintenance Activities

      Appendix L - An SAP Planner Training Checklist

      Appendix M - Planner Viewpoints - A Case Study Discussion


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