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Paul Durko

Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO)- All Things Considered?

Paul Durko, CMRP, CMRT | Manager, Enterprise Reliability and Maintainability

Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) at Y-12

Conventionally, a standard definition for preventive maintenance optimization (PMO) is a structured process utilized to evaluate existing proactive maintenance strategies. In most cases, much of the conversation regarding any PMO effort is the reduction of obsolete tasks and cost inefficiencies. While these outcomes cannot be understated, there is much more to consider when undertaking a PMO project – including, and most importantly, sustainability. The purpose of this presentation is to provide insights required to make the efforts of the PMO process not only quantifiable, but sustainable, meaning the ability to reap continuous efficiency gains by rendering the process dynamic and understanding the program must be categorized as a living program.

ABOUT PAUL: Paul Durko, a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, is the Manager of the Enterprise Reliability and Maintainability team at Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS).

Paul’s team is responsible for the development and implementation of the Proactive Maintenance program at both the Pantex Plant (Amarillo TX) and the Y-12 National Security Complex (Oak Ridge TN). 

He maintains both CMRP and CMRT certifications and currently serves on the University of Tennessee’s Reliability and Maintainability Center Board of Advisors.