Describe and explain the application of the following root cause analysis processes in
the performance of occurrence investigations:
Events and causal factors charting
Root cause coding
g. Compare and contrast immediate, short term, and long term actions taken as the result
of a problem identification or an occurrence.
h. Describe various data gathering techniques and the use of trending/history when
Facility maintenance management personnel shall demonstrate the ability to apply
problem analysis techniques necessary to identify maintenance problems,
determine potential causes, and identify corrective action(s).
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
a. Given an event and/or occurrence data, apply problem analysis techniques and identify
the problems and how they could have been avoided.
b. Participate in a contractor or Departmental problem analysis and critique the findings
c. Using appropriate data, interpret two fault tree analyses.
Facility maintenance management personnel shall demonstrate the ability to trend
facility maintenance management-related data.
Supporting Knowl edge and/or Skills
a. Discuss the key processes used in the trending and analysis of operations information
and its relationship to facility maintenance management activities.
b. Discuss the importance and key items of a maintenance history.
c. Given appropriate data, demonstrate the ability to analyze the data.
d. Given DOE Order 5480.26, Trending and Analysis of Operations Information Using
Performance Indicators, discuss the key elements of the Order and how they are
e. Given incident/occurrence report data for a specified period, analyze the information for
safety trends or compliance problems.
Facility maintenance management personnel shall demonstrate a familiarity level
knowledge of financial management practices and the application of contractor
resources to meet commitments to the quality, safety, cost, and schedule of
Supporting Knowledge and Skills
a. Describe the process for preparing cost estimates and budgets.