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training and qualification
documentation
» individual skills and qualification
profiles
» individual training and development plans.
Establishing an Asset-Management
Training-Program-Development
Process. Training-program development
is a multi-faceted process designed
to assure consistent and standardized
approaches, coupled with strategic alignment. Components in this element that
drive various components in Training &
Qualification Processes include:
■ alignment with asset-managementsystem requirements, i.e., assetmanagement organization structure,
Strategic Asset Management Plan,
business priorities, individual roles
and responsibilities (new employee,
experienced employee, contractor,
vendor, supplier)

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alignment with asset management
life-cycle organization requirements,
i.e., design engineering, procurement,
construction, installation, startup,
commissioning, operations, maintenance, decommissioning/restoration.
Recruiting & Selecting the Right
People. Formal recruiting and selection
is essential regardless of whether the
right people are identified from within
the organization or hired off the street.
Components for success must include
these considerations:
■ job-performance-based requirements
■ related experience and competency
demonstration
■ work-group and organizationalculture compatibility.
Monitoring Training & Development System Effectiveness. The
systems approach to asset management
requires regular reviews and audits of the
effectiveness of the business and work

processes. The following components are
recommended:
■ periodic training-and-developmentsystem review, performance evaluation
■ identifying and pursuing improvement
opportunities
■ incident investigation (failure analysis)
» qualification-requirement
verification
» training-and-development needs
» training-and-developmentimprovement opportunity.
See my August ISO 55000 Asset
Management column on p. 36 for more
on applicable elements. MT

Bob Williamson, CMRP, CPMM
and member of the Institute of Asset
Management, focuses on the "people
side" of world-class maintenance and
reliability in plants and facilities across
North America. Contact him at
RobertMW2@cs.com.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology August 2017

Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
Reliable Security, Reliable Operations
Highly Charged Reliability
Drowning in Data? Look to the 'Stars'
Reliable Pumping Supplement
SAP: Tips and Tricks
Steam-Trap Inspections
Saving Tribal Knowledge
Seats for Butterfly Valves
IIoT
ISO 55000
Understand Lube ID Systems
Tomato Processor Boosts Steam Output, Cuts Emissions
Products
Ad Index
Showcase
Final Thought
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Maintenance Technology August 2017 - Cover1
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Maintenance Technology August 2017 - Editorial
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Maintenance Technology August 2017 - Uptime
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Maintenance Technology August 2017 - On The Floor
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Maintenance Technology August 2017 - Reliable Security, Reliable Operations
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