SHOP DRAWINGS AND AS INSTALLED DRAWINGS
13.1 SHOP DRAWINGS
Two sets of prints of shop drawings for cable installation shall be submitted to the S.O.’s Representative for approval. The Electrical Contractor shall prepare and submit shop drawings for the whole work or parts of the work at least two weeks before the work begins. If the shop drawings submitted are not acceptable by the S.O.’s Representative, the Electrical Contractor shall amend and re-submit the shop drawings within two weeks from the date of return of the shop drawings. The shop drawings shall include and show the following:
(a) The dimensioned general arrangements, layouts and positions of cable trenches and cable ducts;
(b) The dimensioned general arrangements, layouts and routes of cable trays;
(c) The dimensioned layouts and positions of all holes and cutthrough in the walls and floors for the lateral and vertical cable mains and/or submains;
(d) The dimensioned layouts and positions of cable routes for all cables laid underground, in ducts and trenches;
(e) The dimensioned general arrangements, layout and positions of cable joints. The cost of all these shop drawings, whether or not provided in the Bill of Quantities, is deemed to be included in the Contract.
13.2 AS INSTALLED DRAWINGS
Within three calendar months after the practical completion of the contract, one set of true to scale negatives (110/115 gm/sq. m) and four set of prints showing the cable routes with reference to easily recognizable buildings and structures, size and type of cables, location and type of joint etc shall be submitted. The drawing size shall be AO or A1 unless otherwise approved by S.O.’s Representative.
The numbers for these drawings shall be obtained from the S.O.’s Representative.
If the drawings submitted are not acceptable to the S.O.’s Representative the Electrical Contractor shall amend and re-submit the drawings within two weeks from the date of return of the drawings.
If required and specified elsewhere, in addition to the aforesaid negatives and prints, as installed drawings shall be stored in electronic media or any other media as specified. For electronic media they shall be either in floppy disks format or CD rewritable (CD-RW) optical disks format as specified which can be easily retrieved by computer. The software programme shall be AutoCAD of latest release. Two sets or copies in either format as specified appropriately titled and stored in container or casing shall be submitted. In addition to the above, one set of the drawing shall be properly framed up in the switchroom.