Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling

1st Edition

Authors: Ralph Peters
Paperback ISBN: 9780123970428
eBook ISBN: 9780123982919
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 20th November 2014
Page Count: 520
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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.

Key Features

  • The nuts and bolts of the planning, estimating, and scheduling process for oil and gas facilities
  • Step-by-step maintenance guide will provide long-term, results-based operational services
  • Case studies based on the oil and gas industry


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

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • 1. Profit and Customer-Centered Benefits of Planning and Scheduling
    • Symptoms of Ineffective Planning
    • Benefits of Effective Planning
  • 2. Defining Results to Top Leaders and Operations Leaders
    • Conclusion
  • 3. Leadership: Creating Maintenance Leaders, Not Just Maintenance Managers
  • 4. How to Create PRIDE in Maintenance within Craft Leaders and the Technical Workforce
    • PRIDE in Maintenance and Construction
  • 5. Define Your Physical Asset Management Strategy with The Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence and Go Beyond ISO 55000
    • Understanding the Types of Benchmarking
    • How Do You Get “There” If You Do Not Know Where There Is When You Start?
    • 1. People Resources
    • 2. Technical Skill Resources
    • 3. Physical Assets and Equipment Resources
    • 4. Information Resources
    • 5. Parts and Material Resources
    • 6. Hidden Resources—The Synergy of Team Efforts
    • Plant Operating Goals: Crescent-Xcelite Plant (A Division of Cooper Industries)
    • Pre Assessment Checklist for Baseline Information
    • Recommended Next Steps after the Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence Assessment
  • 6. Planners Must Understand Productivity and How Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating and Scheduling (RMPES) Enhances Total Operations Excellence
    • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
    • Craft Utilization
    • Craft Performance
    • Example C: What if We Increase Wrench Time from 30% to 50% and CP from 80% to 90%
    • Example C Details
  • 7. What to Look for When Hiring a Reliable Planner/Scheduler
  • 8. Planner Review of the Maintenance Business System—Your CMMS-EAM System
    • Conducting the CMMS Benchmark Evaluation?
    • Ranking Index of Maintenance Expenditures


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About the Author

Ralph Peters

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder-Coach, The Maintenance Excellence Institute