On this episode of Industrial Talk, we're onsite at Accruent Insights and chatting with Pat Newberry, Deputy Program Manager with Aptim about Global fuel maintenance in action. Here are the key takeaways:
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Maintenance connect and company history. 1:16
Pat Newberry discusses using Maintenance Connect at Gaylord conference.
Pat has been with Aptim for 26 years, starting as a mechanical engineer and working in various roles, including with the Department of Energy.
Pat is based in Denver and has been with multiple companies, including Shah, Shaw, CB and I, and McDermott, with experience in environmental engineering and infrastructure.
Maintenance management for 70 military installations worldwide. 4:59
Program manager for recurring maintenance of 70 military installations in the Pacific, including Japan, Korea, Guam, and the US.
Pat manages 70 facilities worldwide, including those in Japan, and they are all on maintenance connection, with 97,000 assets to manage.
Pat explained that the facilities are similar in region, with the same type of valving and structure, but the maintenance is the same regardless of location, and Maintenance Connection makes it easy to do repetitive tasks and ensure consistency across all facilities.
Maintenance management for military assets. 9:35
Pat has been working with maintenance connection for 2 years, with a slow transition to mobile capacity due to lack of cell service in Diego.
Pushback from service members and funding agents has been a challenge, with the government organization setting boundaries and responsibilities for contractors and operating staff.
Pat explains their company's asset management approach, including quarterly inspections and detailed inventory of valves and other equipment.
Using Maintenance Connection for asset management. 13:26
Pat describes how they were able to customize Maintenance Connection to fit their specific needs, despite initial hesitation due to its complexity.
Pat highlights the importance of finding a solution that is flexible and intuitive, allowing them to manipulate it to suit their unique requirements.
Pat highlights the benefits of a common platform for managing assets, including faster issue resolution and reduced travel for engineers.
Pat discusses the potential of integrating 3D scanning technology with the platform to provide more detailed information on assets.
Maintenance and asset management for fuel systems worldwide. 17:44
Pat shared insights on maintenance and asset management for fuel systems worldwide.
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