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Plant Maintenance Support

IPA personnel possess strong backgrounds in gas/steam turbine operation and steam generation technology; experience which is essential for effective power plant maintenance.

Field service personnel provide mechanical, electrical and instrumentation expertise to assist in routine and emergency maintenance. IPA personnel are available for short and long-term operations assistance and maintenance staff augmentation. In addition, IPA will assist in planning all maintenance activities for your plant's outage.

Maintenance practices can make or break a facilityPreventive Maintenance Management

An effective maintenance program is the backbone of an efficient power plant. IPA will assist in the development, implementation and periodic review and update of your Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program.

Our experienced maintenance managers and engineers will develop or assist in the development of the master equipment / asset list, preventive maintenance tasks and procedures, and spare parts database, integrated with the existing maintenance program if applicable.  IPA will also train the maintenance staff and operators in the use of the maintenance management software and procedures.

IPA's staff has extensive experience in the selection and implementation of  Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) best suited to serve your facility's needs.  Examples of software packages that are successfully implemented at our client's facilities include:

  • Mainsaver

  • MP2

  • Maximo

CPUC General Order No. 167 Maintenance Standards Compliance Audit

IPA's experienced audit team will review your maintenance program for compliance with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) General Order No. 167.  If deficiencies are identified, IPA will prepare a corrective plan for compliance and assist your staff to make the necessary modifications to your plant's maintenance program.

For more information on IPA's Maintenance Services, or to discuss your project's needs,
contact:  Mr. Bill Caldwell, P.E.

Independent Power Associates, Inc.
(650) 737-5707

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