Raken’s Equipment feature gives you the tools to easily collect timely and detailed equipment usage data straight from the field. Check out the steps below to learn how to create and modify equipment log entries in Raken’s Production tab. 

Steps

Logging Owned Equipment: 

  1. Navigate to the Production tab under your selected project
  2. Select the Equipment section, then click the green + button in the bottom right
  3. Tap Select Equipment to add equipment from your preloaded list 
  4. Add the corresponding cost code (if needed)
  5. Set the status for the equipment 
  6. Click Save to log your Equipment Entry 

Logging Rented Equipment: 

  1. Navigate to the Production tab under your selected project
  2. Select the Equipment section, then click the green + button in the bottom right
  3. Tap Select Equipment, then navigate to the “New Equipment” button in the bottom left
  4. Specify the equipment is rented — add the name, the supplier, and the equipment ID number 
  5. Enter the corresponding cost code (if needed)
  6. Set the status for the equipment
  7. Click Save to log your Equipment Entry

Documenting Hourly Usage and Notes: 

  1. Select your Equipment Log
  2. Tap “Add Notes and Hours” 
  3. Enter the number of Hours in Use
  4. Attach Notes for used Equipment, such as inspection photos, rental agreements or general maintenance notes
  5. Click Save to log your equipment usage 

Changing Equipment Status

  1. Under your selected Equipment Log, you can modify the status of the equipment 
  2. Set your equipment to Idle if it’s not in use but is still on site (we will continue to count the total days this piece of equipment is on site) 
  3. Once it’s no longer on the jobsite, change your equipment status to Removed

Finding your Equipment on site: 

  1. Navigate to the Raken Dashboard on mobile or web
  2. Tap the search icon in the top right corner
  3. Type the name for the equipment you are looking for and select enter
  4. The Dashboard will display the latest equipment log entries and the project(s) it’s being used on 

Considerations

To use Equipment, you must be a Professional or Performance Plan user. 

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