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Facilities Management

Facilities Management 2017-08-22T12:08:37+00:00

Course Number: SEM-012

Length of Course: 8 hours

Seminar Location: This seminar is available for on-site training

In Facilities Management, you’ll learn …

  • The role of a successful facilities manager, proven best practices and the tools available for management of plant maintenance activities
  • Best practices for effective grooming, recruitment and training of maintenance technicians for successfully meeting 21st century industrial equipment sustainability challenges
  • Tips on increasing energy productivity in facilities and proven best practices for energy cost reduction
  • Preventive and predictive maintenance concepts and associated cost savings opportunities
  • Financial analysis of capital projects based on the concepts of life cycle cost and time value of money


This seminar is applicable to Plant Engineers, Maintenance Engineers, Maintenance Managers, Technicians, Facilities Managers and other professionals who are interested in enhancing their knowledge of the broad spectrum of disciplines involved in modern industrial and commercial facilities management.

Seminar attendees will learn how to make “repair versus replace” decisions on capital intensive plant equipment. The real, yet obscure, costs of energy will be explored during the session. The seminar will also cover preventive maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment, vibration testing and predictive maintenance.

Seminar attendees will learn best practices for increasing the mean time between failures (MTBF) on HVAC and other plant equipment and will learn valuable tips on maintenance troubleshooting and problem solving. Finally, seminar participants will learn how to demonstrate economic justification of capital projects to help ensure they get funding approval from management.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Proven best practices for management and professional growth of maintenance technicians and maintenance supervision
  • The importance of predictive and preventive maintenance
  • Understanding electricity and electric bill calculation
  • The intrinsic role of energy and utilities in manufacturing and commercial facilities
  • Maintenance engineering and management
  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Electrical power distribution and control systems
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Energy management and conservation opportunities in an industrial or commercial environment
  • Workplace safety in an industrial environment
  • Plant project engineering and management
  • Economic justification of capital projects

Speak to a Representative to Schedule a Seminar

For more information contact:

Ken Hudspeth, General Manager
Phone 1-877-PDHengineer (1-877-734-3644)
Email: ken.hudspeth@PDHengineer.com