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Steve
03-31-2005, 08:23 AM
How to track equipment usage with the schedule jobs.

Step 1. Click on the Equipment page. Choose the Equipment Category tab.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:24 AM
Step 2. Click the New button.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:27 AM
Step 3. Enter a new Category Description. Then click OK. In this example we are creating 'Blowers.'

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:29 AM
Step 4. Click on the Equipment tab and click the New button.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:33 AM
Step 5. Enter the new Equipment Description. Choose the Category from the drop down list. Fill out other information as desired. When complete, click the Maintenance tab.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:35 AM
Step 6. Click on the Set Current Hours and enter the hour meter reading of the piece of equipment. In this example we are entering 5 hours.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:38 AM
Step 7. Click on the Usage History tab and you will see your 5 hour initial meter reading item. When you are finished click the OK button at the bottom right of this window.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:40 AM
Step 8. Next let's go to the Schedule page and choose to edit Chris Walker's scheduled job. We do this by highlighting the job below the calendar and then clicking on the Edit button.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:43 AM
Step 9. Click the Next button until you come to the Equipment step of the schedule process. Then click the Add button.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:46 AM
Step 10. Choose the piece of equipment. In this example we are choosing the Red Blower. Set the Predicted Hours this blower will be used for. (You can edit this time later) Click OK when you are finished.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:49 AM
Step 11. Click the Finish button when you are done.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:51 AM
Step 12. Just as an example we will now mark the job as completed to show you the results.

Steve
03-31-2005, 08:54 AM
Step 13. Let's go now to the Equipment page and click on the Usage tab. You will see a line item showing 2 hours of usage for that piece of equipment due to it's use in the scheduled job.