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View Poll Results: How many hours do you expect your maint tech to produce each 8 hour day?
more than 7 hours 1 25.00%
between 6.5 and 7 hours 2 50.00%
between 6 and 6.5 hours 1 25.00%
between 5.5 and 6 hours 0 0%
less than 6 hours 0 0%
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Old 09-22-2003, 02:14 PM
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MacLawnCo MacLawnCo is offline
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What ammount of idle time do you average?

For a maintenance tech, what hom many hours do you expect him to produce in a typical 8 hour day? How about a foreman(crewleader)?
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Old 09-22-2003, 03:12 PM
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Foreman - 75% to 83% depending on how much winter work they are given.

Technicians/laborers on maintenance crew 80% to 85%. Travel time is recovered through overhead recovery markup. We charge maintenance T&M on a curbside basis, not portal to portal.

Laborers on bed maintenance and installation crews are 95% plus since their time is billed directly to the job or travel time is invoiced on T&M.

Overall company billable percentage is about 84% annually.
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