AssetWorld Agenda – Inspections 1012018-12-03T15:54:19+00:00

Inspections 101: Fundamental Principles and Incorporating Best Practices

Vanderbilt University
Presented by Mitch Lampley


Session Description

This session covers how to achieve success through analyses of monthly equipment inspections, custodial routine inspections and generator readings to make the right decision regarding what products to order and what training to offer employees. Examples presented will span a wide variety of configurations through the iPad using O&M and Asset Management modules that provide data to be reported through the IQ/BIRT reporting tools. Attendees will gain an understanding on how Vanderbilt University performs inspections through the use of AiM, Go, and the iPad, all in the palm of their hands

Learning Objectives

Attendees will take away what Vanderbilt has created and how they’ve incorporated it into their business practices.

  • Configuration/Setup
    • Monthly Equipment – Asset Labels
    • Custodial – Routine/Building Barcodes
    • Generator – Remedial Actions
  • Collection of Data
    • Monthly Equipment – Operation Parameters
    • Custodial – List questions, multiple asset routines
    • Generator Readings – Setting values in the line items
  • Reporting
    • Monthly Equipment – Trending to influence schedule (break fix)
    • Custodial – Scoring using APPA Levels
    • Generator – Remedial actions

Attendees will remember how Vanderbilt University made such a great tool diverse enough to apply it across all departments.


Presenter Information

Mitch Lampley
Director of Engineering and Tech Support of Plant Operations
Vanderbilt University

After graduating from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering on a Navy ROTC scholarship, Mitch entered the US Navy and attended Navy Nuclear Power School to become a Nuclear Power Officer aboard the USS Virginia nuclear powered cruiser. Upon completion of his active duty service he held various engineering jobs before becoming the Director of Engineering and Technical Support at Vanderbilt University in 2008. Prior to Vanderbilt University Mitch held a position within Square D for eleven years. During his tenure with Square D, Mitch become a registered Professional Engineer in TN, Certified Energy Manager and was awarded a patent by the US Patent Office.