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Electrical Contracting Standards? #63474
03/17/06 02:31 AM
03/17/06 02:31 AM
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Sparkee  Offline OP
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I'm from Australia and was just wondering the standards in the US and Canada on variations and as-builts and what the general procedure was when making changes (permision from principle contractor etc)

Is there a site that has contracting rules etc?

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Re: Electrical Contracting Standards? #63475
03/17/06 08:44 PM
03/17/06 08:44 PM
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Brick, NJ USA
Sparkee:
Greetings to 'down under'

Here in New Jersey, on a commercial job/ind job, any major changes have to be authorized in writing from either the Architect, or the Engineer. "As-builts" (red line) are submitted by the electrical contractor to the Arch/Eng/Owner, and a set may be required by the AHJ.

"Variations" here (NJ) are actually a written request for an official "pardon" on a NEC requirement due to extenuating circumstances. It has to not be a life safety item.

Also, there are variables to the 'as-built' requirements, which may be a part of the contract documentation, or listed within the job specs.

Hopefully, this will assist your inquiry.

Take care, stay safe.

John


John
Re: Electrical Contracting Standards? #63476
03/21/06 02:26 PM
03/21/06 02:26 PM
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HotLine thank you very much!


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