Executive Summary


In a 480 minute day in a typical heavy maintenance situation a typical maintenance worker will spend:
Receiving Instructions = 24 minutes
Obtaining tools and materials = 57 minutes
Travel to and from job (both with and without tools and materials) = 72 minutes
Coordination delays = 38 minutes
Idle at job site = 24 minutes
Late starts and early quits = 24 minutes
Authorized breaks and relief = 48 minutes
Excess personal time (extra breaks, phone calls, smoke breaks, slow return from lunch and breaks, etc) = 24 minutes
Subtotal of what we call non-productive and marginally productive = 312 minutes non productive
Direct actual work accomplished (as a percentage of the whole day) = 168 minutes working