3 customisable OKR examples for Maintenance Technician

What are Maintenance Technician OKRs?

The Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework is a simple goal-setting methodology that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s. It became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s, and it's now used by teams of all sizes to set and track ambitious goals at scale.

How you write your OKRs can make a huge difference on the impact that your team will have at the end of the quarter. But, it's not always easy to write a quarterly plan that focuses on outcomes instead of projects.

That's why we have created a list of OKRs examples for Maintenance Technician to help. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point to write your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read our OKR guide online.

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Our customisable Maintenance Technician OKRs examples

You'll find below a list of Objectives and Key Results templates for Maintenance Technician. We also included strategic projects for each template to make it easier to understand the difference between key results and projects.

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1OKRs to decrease equipment downtime in the water treatment plant

  • ObjectiveDecrease equipment downtime in the water treatment plant
  • Key ResultInstall predictive maintenance software on 100% of vital equipment
  • TaskBegin installing software on identified equipment
  • TaskPurchase necessary predictive maintenance software
  • TaskIdentify all vital equipment requiring the software
  • Key ResultTrain 90% of plant operators on troubleshooting and preventive maintenance
  • TaskDevelop troubleshooting and maintenance curriculum
  • TaskIdentify plant operators needing training
  • TaskSchedule and conduct training sessions
  • Key ResultAchieve a 5% reduction in equipment break-failures by end of next quarter
  • TaskBoost training on proper equipment usage
  • TaskImplement regular preventative maintenance on all equipment
  • TaskInvest in higher quality parts and tools

2OKRs to improve efficiency and effectiveness in facilities management

  • ObjectiveImprove efficiency and effectiveness in facilities management
  • Key ResultAchieve 90% satisfaction rate in employee facilities survey
  • TaskImplement updates and improvements based on feedback
  • TaskConduct an initial survey to gauge current satisfaction levels
  • TaskRegularly communicate improvements to employees
  • Key ResultReduce maintenance response time by 15%
  • TaskImplement an automated maintenance request tracking system
  • TaskIncrease maintenance staff availability
  • TaskTrain techs on response time reduction strategies
  • Key ResultDecrease facilities-related expenses by 10%
  • TaskRegularly maintain and repair equipment to avoid costly replacements
  • TaskImplement energy-efficient lighting and heating systems
  • TaskNegotiate lower rates with utilities providers

3OKRs to deliver an excellent product with seamless usability

  • ObjectiveDeliver an excellent product with seamless usability
  • Key ResultImprove system stability to achieve 99.99% uptime
  • TaskConstruct redundancy for critical system components
  • TaskEstablish a continuous system monitoring process
  • TaskImplement regular system maintenance and updates
  • Key ResultIncrease simulated user testing success rate to over 95%
  • TaskImprove software testing tools or environment
  • TaskImplement quality assurance strategies and improvements
  • TaskDevelop comprehensive test cases centered on user behavior
  • Key ResultReduce customer-reported issues by 30% post product launch
  • TaskImplement thorough product testing before the launch
  • TaskCreate clear, comprehensive user guides and tutorials
  • TaskEnhance the post-launch customer support system

Maintenance Technician OKR best practices to boost success

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

Focus can only be achieve by limiting the number of competing priorities. It is crucial that you take the time to identify where you need to move the needle, and avoid adding business-as-usual activities to your OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to weekly OKR check-ins

Having good goals is only half the effort. You'll get significant more value from your OKRs if you commit to a weekly check-in process.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

How to turn your Maintenance Technician OKRs in a strategy map

OKRs without regular progress updates are just KPIs. You'll need to update progress on your OKRs every week to get the full benefits from the framework. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Maintenance Technician OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.

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