Maintenance/Skilled Trades Defined
What is Maintenance?
Repair function performed by skilled trades in the traditional
Can include PREVENTATIVE and REACTIVE maintenance
What are Skilled Trades Work Groups?
Skill-based groups who perform maintenance tasks specific to
their area of expertise
Ex: electricians, mechanics, millwrights, pipe fitters, tool makers,
Traditionally not involved directly in assembly processes (e.g., equipment operators)