operational maintenance

operational maintenance

[‚äp·ə′rā·shən·əl ′mānt·ən·əns]
(engineering)
The cleaning, servicing, preservation, lubrication, inspection, and adjustment of equipment; it includes that minor replacement of parts not requiring high technical skill, internal alignment, or special locative training.
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Today's higher operational maintenance costs are being under-reported due to missing AMSS reports.
Daston also contends that the agency's modification of an existing contract with Catapult Technology, Ltd., for operational maintenance services, to add this work was outside the scope of that contract.
And, although operational maintenance is comparatively low (e.g., cleaning the mirrors with acetone every six shifts or so), it is a different type of maintenance, so those people need to be brought into the loop.
It is a commitment to preventative operational maintenance. Embrace it and find the answers to the "what if" questions that plague administrations managers.
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