1st Fix Installations Method Statement for Electrical and Low Current Systems
This document aims to get approval for 1st Fix of the Electrical & Low Current System Installations.
2.0: Contractor Details
Our Company will undertake the works.
3.0: Scope of Work
Our total scope of work for Electrical works First Fix installation (GI/EMT/PVC/UPVC Conduits, Cable Trays, Cable Ladder, and underfloor Raceway) testing and commissioning according to the project specifications, for the satisfaction and approval of the Consultant.
The work shall include not only the important items of the system but shall also include all the sundry incidental components necessary together with the resources for the complete execution of the works and the proper operation of installation whether or not these sundry components are stated in detail.
4.0: Programmed Duration of Activity
We will do all the work activities as per the approved main project schedule.
5.0: Management Structure/Resources and Responsibilities
All the material shall be available in the store. We will do the work under the supervision of:
A. Name: Position:
B. Name: Position:
C. Name: Position:
6.0: Communication/Contact Details
A. Name: Position: Phone:
B. Name: Position: Phone:
C. Name: Position: Phone:
7.0: Material Storage and Handling
* The material of 1st Fix shall be stored/protected as per manufacturer recommendations.
*After the Product Inspection (PI) approval, the material will be released for site activities.
8.0: Construction/Installation Methodology
8.1- We will ensure that the entire installation is in conformance and following the design intent of the project for electrical system approved by Consultant, and as per IFC drawings and comply with the local
and international Standard in addition to the manufacture’s recommendations and the following owner specifications:
- 16050 Basic Electrical Material and Methods
- 16130 Raceways and boxes
- 16138 Underfloor Raceway
- 16139 Cable Trays
8.2- Before proceeding with the work installation, we will ensure that the drawings and the materials are approved by the Consultant and coordinated with other services.
8.3- Installation of Embedded / Concealed UPVC conduits, Boxes &Fittings
8.3.1- Mark the location on-site to correspond with approved shop drawings.
8.3.2- We will mark the locations of back boxes or pull boxes conduit drops at the site after the shuttering has been leveled.
8.3.3- The ends of conduits shall be sealed after installation for protection.
8.3.4- PVC conduit shall be fixed above the bottom layer of steel and jointed with couplers and approved solvent cement to the back boxes through the entry hole.
8.3.5- Expansion joints coupler shall be used in all buildings. On one side of expansion joints, a coupler shall be used. Another side of the expansion joints coupler shall not be glued.
8.3.6- Maximize space between conduits to prevent voids in concrete.
8.3.7- Secure the conduits to reinforcement steel with GI binding wires to prevent movement or damage during concrete pouring.
8.3.8- Knockouts (if any) and joints shall be as per sealed before concrete pouring.
8.3.9- Conduits bend/offsets shall be as per manufacturers recommendation using bending spring.
8.4: Installation of Exposed GI /EMT conduits, Boxes & Fittings as 1st Fix
8.4.1- The routes for 1st Fix surface conduits shall be based on the approved shop drawing and coordinated with other services on-site.
8.4.2- Bending of conduit shall be done with manual bending tools.
8.4.3- Conduits shall be fixed to the building using a distance saddle with appropriate metal screws and plugs.
8.4.4- Ensure installation of G.I. / EMT conduit is straight and neat for good aesthetics.
8.4.5- All mechanical connections shall be internally smooth for pulling of wires. No burs or sharp edges shall be allowed.
8.4.6- Sufficient pull boxes shall be installed as per specifications.
8.4.7- All terminal boxes shall be marked on appropriate location as per approved shop drawing and fixed with metal screws and plugs. We will use the bushes where the conduit enters the boxes to avoid any damage to the wires.
8.4.8- Wherever necessary, ropes shall be pulled into conduit runs ending at pull boxes for future Purposes.
8.4.9- We will Seal/Plug all open ends to avoid any ingress of debris during construction.
8.5: Installation of Cable Ladder / Tray / Trunking & Fittings:
8.5.1- Gridlines to be identified and correspond with approved drawing for correct set-out.
8.5.2- Support locations shall be marked on the surface, fixed with appropriate, threaded rods and nuts.
8.5.3- We will coordinate routes and levels to ensure there is no clash with other services.
8.5.4- We will use the cable ladder/tray/trunking where applicable.
8.5.5- Ensure cutting of cable tray/ ladder is done with appropriate cutting tools and fixing holes with drilling machine and fixed with necessary accessories.
8.5.6- We will use mushroom head screws to avoid insulation damage during pulling cables.
8.5.7- We will install earth links in every joint of containments.
9.0: Inspection and Test Plan (and Quality Records)
9.1- We will raise Inspection requests for the Consultant’s inspection and approval.
9.2- Inspection request formats shall be submitted attached with IFC drawing and any other required documents.
9.3- We will submit Inspection requests one day ahead of the inspection date.
9.4- Carry out a visual inspection for compliance with approved shop drawings.
9.5- In case if it is unsatisfactory, we will rectify the work, and then we will resubmit an inspection request for the Consultant’s approval.
10.0: Plant and Equipment
- PVC pipe bending spring and accessories as required.
- Bending tools for G.I. /EMT conduits.
- Hand cutting Tools
- Manual Pipe Thread Tools & appropriate die sets.
- Standard Electrical Tool Box.
- Measuring & leveling Tools.
- Drilling/pit excavation tools.
- Electrical Angle Grinder.
- A mobile scaffold as required.
- Stepped Ladder.
- Hand Gloves, fall protection equipment, and other Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary.
11.0: Special Scaffold/Access Equipment
As per site condition/ Mobile scaffold as required
12.0: Training and Competency of Personnel.
- Electricians shall be fully qualified and certified by Our Company.
- Truck Drivers shall have KSA heavy-duty licenses.
- Mobile Crane drivers shall need to get approval by Our Company Plant and Equipment section.
- Riggers shall get approval by Our Company Plant and Equipment section.
- Scaffolders shall be trained and certified.
13.0: First Aid and Emergency Arrangements (Including, e.g., fall arrest, confined space rescue)
- The site team shall have a first aid kit available at the time of work.
- The site clinic is also operational as necessary.
14.0: Submitting Any Permits to Work required (e.g., Hot works; confined space; excavation; electrical)
- To be assessed at the time of work.
15.0: Environmental Considerations
- No special considerations are required.
16.0: Waste Management
- We will perform Housekeeping daily.
- Solid waste and surplus materials will be treated as per LEED requirements.
17.0: Hazardous Substances – Attach material data sheets
- There are no hazardous substances.
18.0: Any Special Storage Requirements
- No special storage requirements.
19.0: Testing and Commissioning
After successful installation, we will raise an Inspection Request.
20.0: Supporting Documents:
- Risk Assessment (including personal protective equipment required).
- Inspection and test plan (ITP).
- Inspection Check List.
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