IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Yuseni Ab Wahab, Abd Samad Hasan Basari
Hostel Facility Maintenance (HFM) is essential to prolong the hostel building life cycle and reduce the company loss. When hostel buildings are neglected, defects can occur which may result in extensive and unavoidable damage to the building fabric or structure. The objective of this study is to identify Higher Education Institution in Malaysia (HEIM), case study Kolej Universiti Islam Melaka (KUIM) focus on preliminary finding in hostel facility maintenance problems. As such, the chosen facility maintenance building needs to be identified before the research start. The defect and the problem face will be collected and noted in a check list. This will be done by questionnaires and distributed to all service users in KUIM building maintenance management office and student hostel. Interview sessions and site visit are also conducted to understand the problem encounter. Hence, this paper is focusing on the maintenance management system which the aim is to reduce the downtime of plant items taking into account the possible impact of a failure in terms of cost. The analysis shows that the Hostel Facility Maintenance contributed to the most problematic area in KUIM. Based on the preliminary finding, it shows that there is a need to propose a systematic in Hostel Facility Maintenance.