# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Precision Machining Technology I Task 2130873459

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform preventive maintenance on machine tools.


Performance should include

  • inspecting and assessing the general condition of an assigned machine tool
  • making routine adjustments as authorized, or reporting problems to supervision
  • carrying out daily, weekly, and/or monthly routine upkeep chores cited on checklists for a given machine tool
  • filling out the history forms for tracking maintenance
  • making a brief oral report explaining the condition of the machine tools and the actions taken
  • keeping a maintenance and repair record on each machine tool.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the benefits of preventive maintenance?
  • Why is documentation of maintenance important?
  • Why is proper care, usage, and storage important for prolonging the life of a machine tool?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Demonstrate maintenance skills and proficient operation of equipment to maximize manufacturing performance.


Implement a preventative maintenance schedule to maintain manufacturing equipment, tools and workstations.