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Assigning Multiple Resources to One Task

Assigning Multiple Resources to One Task

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I am a very basic MS Project 2007 user and I am struggling to get an answer to my question, I hope that someone here will be kind enough to help me.

I have a single task and I would like to assign multiple resources.  The task is a field assignment for our technicians and the work will be divided up into shifts.  For example, a single task can last for a couple of months but the technicians will work in 5-10 day shifts for those two months.  The duration and brief overlap will vary based on availability/need.

Is there any way I can schedule the technicians in small duration "chunks" over the entire duration of the task?  All of what I have found assigns a resource for a certain percentage over the entire duration, and I want to keep track of who will be scheduled for the smaller shifts through the months.

Thank you in advance for any help you could provide.

RE: Assigning Multiple Resources to One Task

Not sure how much help you'll need.

Create the task
Assign the resources

View > Task Usage
Format > Time scale... set up as appropriate.
Adjust assignments as appropriate.

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