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Maintenance organization at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)

Yasin, Mohd Norazam and Abdullah, Abd Halid and Mustakim, Fajaruddin and Singh, Bachan and Abd. Hamid, Abd. Rahim (2014) Maintenance organization at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). In: International Integrated Engineering Summit (IIES 2014), 1-4 December 2014, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor.


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Proper maintenance of buildings is to extend the life span of buildings [1]. In order to maintain the buildings, apart from maintenance work, is the organization aspect, one of the important elements in building maintenance [3]. The organization will have to be carefully structured and designed so that the staff can function efficiently [8,9,10,11,13]. The staff will have to be given training from time to time so that they are acquainted with the current technology and to tackle the challenges [6,12]. The objectives of this study are to examine the current maintenance organizational structure, to identify the main problems faced by the maintenance staff, to evaluate the level of job satisfaction and to identify the types of training to be provided to the maintenance staff. The study is carried through questionnaires and interviews. A total of fifty (50) questionnaires are distributed to the respondents consisting of engineers, technical assistants and technicians. The data is analyzed using average index. From the study, it was found that the type of organization structure of the maintenance department in UTHM is of line and staff

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: maintenance; life span; organization; training; job satisfaction; UTHM
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH3301-3411 Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2015 07:35
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2015 07:35
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6514
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