The Adverse Effects of Not Meeting Timing in a Maintenance Organization

The adverse effects of not meeting timing
In a maintenance organization

Why it is important to be on time

It is important to be on time, both in the Army and in the civilian sector, for multiple reasons. Among these reasons, the ones that stand out to me the most are being fired, receiving adverse disciplinary actions, and failing your co-workers/comrades. There are multiple adverse effects on a maintenance organization when timing is not met. Here are in my opinion the two most important ones:

The rate of unserviceable equipment can go up substantially, therefore causing the organization’s workload to increase radically.
If the workload is higher then the employee ratio due to timing not being met the employee than has to work overtime, nights and or weekends. The repercussion on a military employee are being felt by not being paid for the extra time spent at work as for the civilian organization, the adverse effect is going   to be at the employer’s level, having to pay employees for the work being done at an added cost.

Being late or tardy to work can cause not only yourself but everyone problems at your work place.

When being late or tardy, you are showing that you are not a professional. It can also be assumed that you do not care or respect your job the way you should or need to.   When your employer begins to think that you are careless with your job or don’t care about your job they can decide that you are no longer a valuable asset to their Maintenance organization. Once your employer thinks you are no longer an asset to their organization they can choose to recommend a charge against you or they will keep a closer eye on you and wait for another reason to charge you.

Being late can cause adverse actions to take place. Adverse actions can range from a counselling to work extras or even an early discharge, when in the Army. In the civilian sector it can range from job probation to being fired. In either sector, being late can cause a...