Software by and for Maintenance Professionals
JMS Consultants learned from Anthony M. (MAC) Smith, PE. Consulting Engineer — Anthony M. passed away 2022. Smith was a senior consultant to government and industry, and was involved in a wide variety of consulting projects in the energy, aerospace, and industrial sectors.
With over 40 years experience in reliability, he made pioneering contributions to the introduction of the Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) methodology in optimizing preventive maintenance programs at power generating plants and various production processing facilities. He had more than 52 years of technical and management experience, including 24 years with General Electric. The author of more than 50 technical papers, Mr. Smith was an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a past chair of its System Effectiveness and Safety Technical Committee. He was past General Chairman of the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, and was a registered Professional Engineer in California.
Mac authored the internationally recognized book titled, “Reliability-Centered Maintenance“. More recently, Mac published a new book “RCM–Gateway to World Class Maintenance”.
Jack R. Nicholas, Jr., P.E., CMRP, BS (Mar Eng), MBA, CAPT USNR (Ret) — Currently Sole Proprietor – Since 2007 – Concentrated on editing and writing professional texts, presentation of training courses and workshops based on content of co-authored/edited books (See list in full bio.) and selected consulting opportunities.
Nick Jize, Consulting Engineer — Mr. Jize has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering with over 40 years of engineering experience. During the past 20 years, he has worked directly in the field of maintenance and facilities management. He has performed numerous Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analyses and has applied the findings into successful optimized maintenance solutions.
Mr. Jize is also a leader in the development of RCM software solutions that have greatly reduced the time it takes to complete an analysis. His strong combination of experience in mechanical engineering, RCM, software development, and predictive maintenance has resulted in significant reliability improvements while drastically reducing costs for his clients.
Nick is co-founder of JMS Software.
Joseph Saba, Consulting Engineer — Mr. Saba has worked in the maintenance arena for over 35 years, and has over 20 years of direct experience in maintenance optimization and the application of reliability centered maintenance (RCM).