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What ammount of idle time do you average?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by MacLawnCo, Sep 22, 2003.


How many hours do you expect your maint tech to produce each 8 hour day?

  1. more than 7 hours

    1 vote(s)
  2. between 6.5 and 7 hours

    2 vote(s)
  3. between 6 and 6.5 hours

    1 vote(s)
  4. between 5.5 and 6 hours

    0 vote(s)
  5. less than 6 hours

    0 vote(s)
  1. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,847

    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)?
  2. LawnLad

    LawnLad LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 738

    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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