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Labor Standards Application Program, Phase IV - FY-83, Electrical Trade Area

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This Report describes the participation of Peterson Builders, Inc. in the Maritime Administration MarAd National Shipbuilding Research Program for FY-83 to implement labor standards during ship construction towards controlling production costs in the electrical trade area for both shop work and installation work aboard ship. The overall objective of this Research Program is to reduce the cost of building ships. The objective of this specific project in the electrical trade area was to improve planning, scheduling, production control, and worker productivity through the application of labor standards, and thereby reduce the cost of electrical work in the shop as well as electrical installation work aboard ship. The goal of PBI has been, and continues to be, the construction of quality ships in less time, at FY-83 program for implementing trade area was recognized as a toward achieving this goal, program objective described supports PBI involvement in less cost, and on schedule. This labor standards in the electrical positive and direct contribution while concurrently satisfying the above. This commonality of purpose this Research Program. 1 2. PROJECT CONCEPTUAL PLAN The PBI proposal for this project lists six major tasks intended for accomplishment during this program. These tasks outlined the general commitments considered necessary to provide a workable and successful program for implementing labor standards. The listing that follows briefly describes these tasks, which cover a broad range of effort. Task A - Develop procedures, charts, and other forms for presenting labor standards information at a level of detail suitable for use by planners and schedulers in applying actual production work. Task B - Determine non-process factors in Task C - Train planners and schedulers in applying labor standards. labor standards to each area of concern. techniques for Task D - Instruct supervisors on the purpose and application of labor standards. Task E - Develop a system

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  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Marine Engineering
  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

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