The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health is a part of the overall GE Digital Education Services Certification Framework. The Functional Consultant - Health certification ensures the competency of candidates at a subject matter expert level. Functional Consultants can pursue certification in various APM pillars, dependent on their industry experience and interests, as well us pursue Expert level credentials if desired.
The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health is intended for an individual that has substantial industry experience and can be considered subject matter expert in Asset Health. Responsibilities include supporting customer projects, delivering APM foundation reliability services, advising customers on work process and system configuration options.
The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in process/mechanical engineering or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent. 10+ years’ field experience working with Reliability Methodologies, APM skills such as FMEA, RCM, in high capital-intensive industry. The candidate must have the ability to analyze the data collected, facilitate failure analysis (RCM, FMEA), make recommendations based on the findings and integrate these recommendations into the customers maintenance work management system.
The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health role includes the common industry roles for Customer Reliability Manager, Subject Matter Expert, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Consultant.
The candidate should be able to:
Leverage industry experience, equipment knowledge, software know-how, and customer satisfaction skills to deliver world class predictive analytics and monitoring solutions to assigned customer accounts
Provide APM foundation consulting in the areas of Asset Health, data connectivity and improvement identification
Satisfy a customer’s maintenance planning requirements by applying practical knowledge of how to implement Maintenance Plans, Maintenance Items, and Task Lists
Able to translate technical/functional concepts into processes and configuration
Responsible for the successful implementation of APM Classic work processes and products in the customer sites
Present and explain to the APM Classic domain work process, software implementation of the work process and the application of the work process
Work to develop relationships with client team members and leverage these relationships to help the client achieve success
Assist client project teams by helping define and maintain direction, tactfully preventing clients from taking a “wrong turn”
Provide unique knowledge to the client through understanding the capabilities of the APM Classic applications; understanding the functions of the modules; understanding the various ways to implement our products; learning and understanding their business requirements
Invest functional expertise and technical knowledge to improve company standards and procedures
Exam Topics & Objectives
Use Dashboards to display and interpret RBI information
View, create, and manage records by utilizing Record Manager and the Record Hierarchy, manage ID templates and relationship definitions
View formatted views of data by running stored reports
Build and interpret different policies
Asset Health Manager
Explain how Health Indicators are used
Determine asset risk using various analysis techniques
Understand the conditions in which asset alerts are received and explain how to action them
Understand how to monitor asset health using Asset Health Manager
Explain how measurement locations impact rounds
Explain the workflow use for Rounds and Rounds Designer in APM
Interpret the information entered into the Rounds Data Model in APM
Use template groups to efficiently design rounds workflows
Explain how Policy Models work as analytic tools and how they can be used in APM
Use Policy Designer to create different policies within APM
Explain what Nodes are and how they are used in different policies
Understand how to validate policies before making them active once workflows are created