SMRP was formed in 1992 by practitioners from 18 different companies who were passionate about actively promoting maintenance and reliability within their field and to the public. In 1997, SMRP formed SMRPCO to create a certification program to validate the skills and knowledge of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practitioners. Three years later, the first Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional exam (CMRP) was administered.
Today, SMRPCO offers three exams:
- Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP)
- Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician (CMRT)
- Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA)*
*The CAMA exam is managed by the World Partners in Asset Management. For information on the CAMA exam, visit www.wpiam.com.
SMRPCO is led by a Certification Commission elected by the certificants. The SMRPCO Certification Commission develops procedures and policies for all activities related to certification. The current commissioners include:
- Chair: David Rosenthal, CMRP
- Vice Chair: Tim DeWeese, CMRP
- Member at Large: Jeff Copley, CMRP
- Member at Large: Arvind Parmar, CMRP
- SMRP Liaison: Clint Davis, CMRP
SMRPCO’s leadership and management, including its SMRPCO Certification Commission, endorse the principles of impartiality and equal opportunity, and commit to act impartially and equitably in relation to its applicants, candidates, and certificants, including but not limited to: 1) applying its standards and requirements for examinations and certifications equally to all individuals regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability, 2) implementing its policies and procedures impartially and fairly, 3) not restricting certification based on undue financial or other limiting conditions, and 4) not allowing commercial, financial, or other pressures to compromise impartiality in certification activities.
Equal Opportunity Statement
SMRPCO shall conduct all business and consider all prospective certified individuals and entities equally and without regard to race, creed, color, religion, lifestyle, national origin, gender or sexual orientation. Examinations will be administered under all applicable laws according to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Code of Ethics
SMRPCO certificants and exam candidates in pursuit of certification must pledge to represent their profession ethically and honorably. Conduct by a certificant that is detrimental to the SMRPCO Certification Program may result in revocation of Certification. Please review the SMRPCO Code of Ethics for more information.
Please contact SMRPCO at [email protected] or 1-800-950-7354 if you need assistance.