PPD CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION PHASE CHECKLIST

PPD REVISED: APRIL 11, 2016
CM/GC SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR FOLLOWING INSPECTIONS AND REVIEWS AND OBTAINING PPD APPROVAL FOR THE BUILDING SUB-SYSTEM FOR SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION.

 

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (INCLUDING TEMPORARY POWER)

  APPROVED FOR SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION:

(REQUIRED FOR SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION APPROVAL BY PPD OFFICE.)
 
INSPECTION/REVIEW ITEM
NOTICE REQUIRED
REMARKS
  Temporary Metering:    
1 Establish billing account with PPD Business Operations
Request temporary meter(s) from PPD Utility Administration Department
Install temp. meter and accessories
Energize temp. power

14 days

48 hours
  • Verify all Conditions have been met for connection to service.
  • Temp. meters are OFCI (Owner-Furnished, Contractor-Installed)
  • Accessories (CTs, compatible meter socket/can) are CFCI (Contractor-Furnished, Contractor-Installed).
  • Contractor supplied temporary electric meters are strictly prohibited.
  • Contact for meters is the Electric and Water Metering Technician listed on the UF PPD website under Utilities and Energy Services, Administration and Analysis
  • Electric meters must be installed prior to temporary power hookup.
  • Temporary Electric Meters are to be returned after deactivation from service to the PPD metering department.
  • Verify properly sized transformer for temp. power
  Conduit/Ductbank:    
2 Installation has proper depth and slope of 30” below grade
Installation of metalized tape
24 Hours  
  Manholes/Switch Pits:    
3 Design to fit as-built site conditions
Proper wrap of cables inside manholes on porcelain insulators off floor on Hot dipped galvanized or stainless steel hardware.
All cable not in conduit to be fireproofed with approved tape
Grounding and strapping of cables and lid to ¾” ground rod
Square or rectangular spring assist covers
Gravel in switch pit
24 Hours Operations Engineer to verify site conditions and approve any field adjustments as required.

Tape should be equivalent to Scotch Brand #7700
  Medium Voltage Switch:    
4 Gas pressure within range/no apparent leaks
Attachments
24 Hours Provide one tank of extra SF6 gas at time of Substantial Completion.
  Transformers:    
5 Winding conductor type. Copper Only.
Minimum 1 lb PSI pressure shown on gauge.
Lightning arrestors
Grounds
Concrete pad
Verify size and accessories
24 hours  
  Permanent Metering    
6 Verify CT’s
Verify PT’s
Verify wiring in meter enclosure
Verify Correct ELSTER / BYRAM Labs meter
24 Hours Meter must be installed prior to energizing.
Any questions contact the Electric and Water Metering Technician listed on the UF PPD website under Utilities and Energy Services, Administration and Analysis
  Main Service:    
7 Proper grounding and bonding
Labels for all breakers
Bonding of main service
Testing of breakers / certifications
24 Hours


Certification paper on main breakers.
  Interior wiring and lights:    
8 Check connections for transformers.
Check panel boards
Bonding & Grounding
GFCI
Labels
Ceiling lights
Ensure all devices have proper covers
Verify specified T-8 lamps and electronic ballasts
Boxes
Check all equipment for paint damage
Proper type of connectors, coupling, boxes for raceways
Proper strapping of raceways (EMT, conduits)
24 Hours
Labels for panel boards and all equipment ensure schedules/spares are identified.

Panel board covers are “door in door” type. Busses shall be copper.

All receptacles and light switches shall be marked by circuit number using numbered vinyl cloth adhesive markers.

Boxes above suspended ceilings shall be installed facing down. All covers shall have panel board and circuit number
  Exterior Wiring & Lights:    
9 Ensure all poles are grounded
Outdoor equipment
Mounting wall fixtures
24 Hours  
  Emergency Generator:    
10 Check Fuel Level
Test start and transfer time
Transfer switches
Check operation of day tank pump.
Turn over all test equipment, i.e. oil bottles, etc.
Turn over all test reports
24 Hours  
  Special Equipment:    
11 Training for electrical equipment
Instruction for special equipment
Tools or Keys for specialized equipment
24 Hours


Provide 12 sets of specialized tools or accessory equipment needed to operate the specialized equipment.

Multiple inspections required for large projects

 

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