Instructor: Joel Levitt

Joel Levitt
Biography: Joel Levitt is a leading trainer of maintenance professionals. He has conducted over 500 training sessions for more than 15,000 maintenance leaders from 3,000 organizations in more than 20 countries. Since 1980 he has been the president of Springfield Resources, a management consulting firm that services clients of all sizes on a wide range of maintenance issues.
Joel has 25 years of experience in many facets of maintenance including as a source equipment inspector, electrician and field service technician, and in process control design, maritime operations and property management. Prior to that, he worked for a CMMS vendor and as an owner/manager in manufacturing.
Joel is a frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences and has written 10 popular maintenance management texts. He has served on the safety board of ANSI and on the executive committee of the Miquon School. Joel is a member of AFE and the Vice President of the Philadelphia chapter.

Classes by this instructor


Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

Part of the Online Certificate in Maintenance Management.

This live, online course will help you select and apply different predictive maintenance inspection techniques and develop task lists based upon reliability programs. The program is designed for all types of maintenance environments including refineries, chemical plants, factories, mines, large buildings, organizations with many smaller buildings, and all types of mobile fleets.
May 3-31, 2022, Live Online Training

Certificate in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Implementation and Optimization
More than half of all new Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) implementations fail to result in a positive return on investment. In this online, on-demand course, you will learn the objectives, benefits, and basic/advanced features of a CMMS. You will also discover how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate, implement, audit and optimize your CMMS to result in a positive return on investment.
You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace.

July 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023, Self-paced Online Training
Certificate in Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities
This program is designed for those who are responsible for management of physical assets such as airports, government buildings, office buildings, factory buildings, apartment complexes (large- and small-scale), hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, sports and entertainment venues, and other large facilities.
You can enroll and start at any time. You can take up to six months to complete the course at your own pace.

July 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023, Self-paced Online Training
Certificate in Leadership Skills for Maintenance Supervisors and Managers
When you improve your supervisory skills, you'll improve the productivity of your whole team. This 10-part online class gives you real-world solutions to the challenges you face as a maintenance leader.
This course is scheduled for delivery starting November 1, 2021. When it opens, you will be able to register and start at any time and to complete the course at your own pace.

October 1, 2021 to December 1, 2022, Self-paced Online Training