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PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRICAL EPC CONTRACTS

1.
a)Site visit to asses the level
b)Site visit to measure earth resistivity
c)Site visit to ascertain the bearing capacity.

2.
a)From the above steps, assess the quantity of leveling
b)Design the suitable safety & protective earthing systems
c)Size of the foundation from virgin soil

3. Prepare plan layout drawings for


a)Equipment
b)Earth mat

c)Earth pits
d)Oil drain tank
e)Water tank for drinking & earthing watering
f)Control Room
g)Fencing
h) Internal road
I) Cable trench

4. Prepare elevation drawings for


a)Equipment structures
b)Water tank
c)Control room
d)Fencing & Gate
e)Cable trench
f) Tower structure

5.Send all drawing for approval.

6.Send all technical specifications & equipment drawing for approval from
concerned authorities.

6.a) Prepare cable schedule and send them for approval

7.Construct site office, closed stores & open storage area in a convenient place under 24
hours security.

8.After 5 & 6, start the civil foundations.

9.Earth mat laying shall have to be taken up.

10.After 5 & 6 placement of orders for equipment and accessories

11.Arrange stage inspection and final testing at manufacturer's premises.

12.Obtain dispatch clearance.


13.Arrange for dispatch with proper packing, insurance and other delivery challans etc.

14.On receipt of material


a)Check for correct quantity
b)Compare with actual specifications
c)Check for visible transit damages
d)If so, take photographs and inform insurance under writters
e)Look for proper storage

15.First dispatch shall have to be preferably equipment & tower structures.

16.On receipt of structures they have to be sorted out to sizes and kept on wooden
runners.

17.Structure erection to be taken.

18.Line stringing within switch yard shall have to be completed before equipment erection
to avoid any possible damage.

19.Structure earthing to be completed.

20.Equipment erection shall have to be taken up.

21.Inter connection of equipment through pipe or ACSR.

22.Cable trench work along with fixing of cable trays & cable tray earthing to be taken up
& completed.

23.Control room with cable trench work should be completed.

24.Internal plastering & painting from control room shall have to be over.

25.Earthing around control room to be over.

26.Cable laying and termination according to approved cable schedule shall have to be
taken between equipment & control room equipment.

27.All equipment earthing have to be done.

28.As the transformer erection & assembling are covered in equipment erection, filtration of
oil can be planned as per requirement.

29.Equipment testing and interfacing tests shall be programmed after item 26. This may be
arranged in two stages also.

30.All relays shall be tested according to approved Quality assurance plan and specially on
service settings.

31.Blue metal spreading as per drawings.


32. Submitting the test reports of all MV & HV equipment and get the approval from
concerned authorities like CEIG.

33.Call for installation approval.

34.Rectifying the defects and resubmission of report.

35. Commissioning of sub station and watch for 24 hours before loading. All protocols
shall be observed before taking the power into sub station.
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1.Soil testing.

2.Walk along survey.

3.Preparation of Topography.

4.Detailed survey.

5.Right of way problems to be solved.

6.If ROW persists re route the line.

7.Detailed survey report shall have to be submitted to concerned authorities and obtain
clearances from Railway & Telecommunication departments. Required number of copies
to be submitted.

8.If passes through notified forest area clearance has to be obtained from Forest
department.

9.Design of tower in accordance with soil, elevation and other meteorological conditions.

10.Preparation of structure drawing and get them approval.

11.Submit the drawings & technical specifications for other materials like conductor,
insulator, spacers (for bunched), clamps, corona rings, vibration damper, mid span
sleeves etc. and get them approved.

12.Order for materials with proper delivery schedule.

13.Locate a store with fence and security.

14.On receipt of material at stores, sorting & stacking will be done in line with good
engineering practices.

15.Prepare adequate sets of form boxes for columns and bed.

16.Check survey and peg marking.

17.Excavation & soil classification.

18.Foundation casting either with stub or bolt.

19.Curing the foundation.

20.Transportation of tower parts to site and tower erection.

21.Tower bolt welding.


22.Hoisting the insulator stacks.

23.Pacing the conductor.

24.Stringing the conductor between angle points.

25.Earthing of tower.

26.Fixing of Phase boards and danger boards.

27.Fixing anti climbing device.

28.Check for sag in accordance with sag template.