Assure optimization of the Maintenance Organization structure
Analysis of repetitive equipment failures
Estimation of maintenance costs and evaluation of alternatives
Forecasting of spare parts
Assessing the needs for equipment replacements and establish replacement programs when due
Application of scheduling and project management principles to replacement programs
Assessing required maintenance tools and skills required for efficient maintenance of equipment
Assessing required skills for maintenance personnel
Reviewing personnel transfers to and from maintenance organizations
Assessing and reporting safety hazards associated with maintenance of equipment
3 to 7 years
A maintenance engineer should possess significant knowledge of statistics, probability, and logistics, additionally in the fundamentals of the operation of the equipment and machinery he or she is responsible for.
A maintenance engineer should also possess high interpersonal, communication, and management skills, as well as the ability to make decisions quickly.