Lesson 2/Learning Event 1
The following observations are made on the sample training plan:
Heavy demands in equipment occur during November, February, April,
July, and August.
The maintenance supervisor must ensure that unit
equipment is in good condition. Personnel needs and maintenance times must
Moderate demands on equipment will be made during October, May, and
Light demands on equipment will be made in December, January, March,
and September. The supervisor can recover from heavy demands during these
major training areas.
Unit training will require about 75 percent of the
Scheduled Services. Scheduled services must be performed according to the
technical manual. The supervisor may need to use the 10-percent variance to
plan services around periods of anticipated heavy use.
Unscheduled Maintenance. Unscheduled maintenance requirements and services
increase with usage.
Older vehicles will require more unscheduled
maintenance. Much unscheduled maintenance will take place during periods of
Personnel availability is affected by departures,
arrivals, leaves, details, and other administrative losses.
personnel can be compared against anticipated requirements. Supervised on-
the-job and cross training can be programmed against anticipated shortages.
provide visibility to the situation and assist in maintenance operations.
Some of the tools, such as TAMMS forms and records, are prescribed by
regulations. Some are developed and maintained on an informal basis.