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Initial audit documentation submittal requirements for

AISC QMS Certification of Bridge and Highway


Metal Component Manufacturers

Documents
AISC Certification Application Form

Submit a completed AISC Certification Application Form. To renew in subsequent years, you will be
required to submit a Profile Verification Form. Application and Profile Verification Form information
must be up-to-date and include any special circumstances such as, the need to visit multiple facilities to
complete the audit.

Component Description

A description of the type of component manufactured at the facility to be certified, identifying major
materials used in the fabrication. Frequently cited major material specification numbers should be listed
also.

Organizational Chart
Submit an organizational chart showing all key personnel positions that affect quality. All supervisory
position titles must be shown. The titles must match titles used in the biographical information
required below. The chart must show formal reporting relationships and informational (doffed line)
relationships between positions, which pertain to quality.

Job/Position Descriptions
Descriptions must define reporting responsibilities, the position responsibilities and authorities related
to the quality management system. Include the qualifications required and describe the abilities
necessary to successfully perform the functions assigned to the description.

Biographical Information

The biographical data must show title(s) of the position held and that title must match a title on the
organization chart or facility organization description. Information must be included relating to the
individuals qualifications for the responsibilities of the position(s) filled, which may be illustrated by
education, training, certifications or experience in the specific project types typically done by the
facility. Include the management of purchasing, detailing/engineering, fabrication processed, quality
assurance, quality control and the key individual responsible for the quality management system
(Management Representative).

Internal Audit

A record of an internal audit that has been conducted showing that all elements of the Standard for
Bridge and Highway Metal Component Manufacturers have been evaluated. Examples might include a
checklist of questions referencing all the requirements of the Standard, audit schedules with a record of
completion or written evaluations of each element of the Standard. The format for this record is not
restricted and can be any system or form that allows your facility an effective means to evaluate
compliance and performance of your quality management system relative to the elements of the
Standard.

Record of a Management Review Meeting

A record of a management review meeting that has been conducted prior to the onsite audit
addressing at a minimum the requirements of element 5.2 of the Standard for Bridge and Highway Metal
Component Manufacturers.

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Documents

Quality Manual and Procedures


The documented Quality Manual and the documented procedures as outlined in Sections 6 through 16
of the Standard for Bridge and Highway Metal Component Manufacturers. Send this in unbound hardcopy
format, or (recommended) electronic media.
Refer to Section 4 of the Standard for Bridge and Highway Metal Component Manufacturers for definition
and requirements for a documented procedure.
Note: Do not submit detailing standards required in element 7.2.2 of the Standard for Bridge and
Highway Metal Component Manufacturers, they will be evaluated during the onsite audit.

Element
6 para. 1

Title
Contract and Project Specification Review

7.2.1 para. 1

11 para. 1

Preparation of Manufacturing Shop and


Installation Drawings
Checking Shop and Installation Drawings
Customer Supplied Shop Drawings
Control of Documents and Data
Receipt and Document of Customer
Requirements
Control of Quality Records
Purchasing
Selection and Evaluation of Subcontractors
and Suppliers
Material Identification

12.1

Weld Procedure

7.2.3.1 para. 1
7.2.3.3 Para. 1
8 para. 1
8.2 para. 1
9 para. 1
10 Para. 1
10.2 para. 2

One current sample welding procedure


specification (WPS) for each process
used and when required by AWS D1.1,
AWS D1.2, or AWS D1.5 corresponding
procedure qualification record (PQR).

One current welder qualification record


(WQR) for each process used.

12.2
12.3
12.4

Bolting Installation
Material Prep for Applications of Coatings
Coating Application

12.5
13 para. 1
14 para. 1

Equipment Maintenance
Inspection and Testing
Control of Inspection, Measuring and Test
Equipment
Control of Nonconformances
Corrective Action

15 para. 1
16 para. 1

Comments
Frequently combined within the
procedure for detailing (below).
Common practice is to combine
these requirements into one
procedure.
Common practice is to combine
these requirements into one
procedure.
Common practice is to combine
these requirements into one
procedure.
Frequently combined with
Purchasing/Receiving

Common practice is to combine


these requirements into one
procedure.

Common practice is to combine


these requirements into one
procedure.

Please send quality management system materials to:


American Institute of Steel Construction
Attn: Certification Programs
One East Wacker Drive, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60601

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