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CONTRACT NO.

6600020634 (IK)
SCHEDULE Q
QUALlTY REQUIREMENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Generai
2. Quality Management System Requirements
3. Documentation Requirements
4. Management Responsibility
6. Resource Management
6. Project Realization/Execution
7. Measurement, Analysis and Improvement
Attachment I CONTRACTOR and Subcontractor Quality Personnel
Qualification Requirements
Attachment Il SAUDI ARAMCO Standards and Procedures Containing
Ouality Requirements
Attachment III Quality Requirements for CONTRACTOR Supplied Materials
Attachment IV Quality Requirements for the Construction Phase
Attachment V Summary of Ouality System Deliverables
Attachment VI Project Specific Quality Requirements
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1. GENERAL
1.1. For the purposes of this Schedule "Q", SAUDI ARAMCO shall have the
same meaning as COMPANY for contracts with Aramco Services
Company and Aramco Overseas Company.
1.2. This Schedule describes SAUDI ARAMCO's minimum requirements for
CONTRACTOR's Quality System.
1.3. CONTRACTOR shall be totally responsible for the quality of WORK
required by this Contract. Except as provided in Paragraph 5.4 of this
Schedule "Q", CONTRACTOR's responsibilities as described herein may
not be delegated without the express written consent of the Company
Representative.
1.4. CONTRACTOR shall inspect, test and accept ali parts of the WORK as
defined in Schedule "8", including its subcontractors' work, in conformance
with ali drawings, specifications and standards applicable to the WORK.
1.5. CONTRACTOR shall perform Quality Management functions for ali parts
of the WORK, including its subcontractors', vendors', manufacturers' and
suppliers' WORK as specified in the CONTRACTOR's Quality Manual and
approved Quality Plan(s).
1.6. SAUDI ARAMCO shall be entitled to have the Company Representative or
his nominee present at ali locations where CONTRACTOR or its
subcontractors and suppliers are engaged in the performance of the
WORK, at any and ali times, to review ali aspects of CONTRACTOR's
Quality activities and to witness whatever inspection and testing is
required by this Contract. SAUDI ARAMCO retains the right to conduct
whatever additional tests or inspections it deems necessary to assure
itself that the materials meet the requirements of the Contract.
CONTRACTOR shall not refuse access to technical or other data which
CONTRACTOR considers proprietary or confidential, and which is
reasonably required to inspect CONTRACTOR's performance of the
WORK, except where the nominee of SAUDI ARAMCO's Company
Representative is a competitor of CONTRACTOR in the sale, engineering,
or installation of systems similar to the FACILITIES or is related to or
affiliated with such a firm, in which event the Company Representative
may nominate an alternate.
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1.7. SAUDI ARAMCO will complete its review of CONTRACTOR's Quality
documents and personnel qualifications no more than thirty (30) calendar
days after submittal of a document or its subsequent modifications.
Following its initial review, SAUDI ARAMCO will approve or provisionally
approve the submitted document or personnel qualification, or it will reject
the document with comments.
1.8. For any inspection or any test required to be witnessed by SAUDI
ARAMCO, including any required by applicable laws, rules and regulations
of Saudi Arabia, CONTRACTOR shall provide notice of said inspection or
test as specified in the approved Inspection and Test Plans (ITP's) to
enable the Company Representative to attendo If any part of the WORK
or the FACILITI ES is closed or covered before the required inspection or
witnessing has been performed or without agreement by SAUDI
ARAMCO, it must, if required by SAUDI ARAMCO, be opened or
uncovered for inspection or witnessing and reclosed or recovered at
CONTRACTOR's expense.
1.9. If any inspection or test directed or performed by SAUDI ARAMCO, or by
another party at the direction of SAUDI ARAMCO, reveals any defect in
CONTRACTOR-supplied materials or in the WORK, CONTRACTOR shall
bear the cost of such inspection and testing and shall promptly correct
such defect at CONTRACTOR's expense.
1.10. If CONTRACTOR does not adhere to the Quality requirements of this
schedule, SAUDI ARAMCO may, after two weeks notification to
CONTRACTOR, supply sufficient inspection and testing services to
assure that the WORK is being done as required by this Contract.
CONTRACTOR shall bear the cost of such inspection and testing.
2. QUALlTY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CONTRACTOR shall implement for this Contract a Quality Management System
according to the latest version of ISO 9001 (Quality management systems -
Requirements), which is incorporated herein by reference and this Schedule "Q".
Definitions contained in ISO 9000, (Quality Management Systems -
Fundamentals and Vocabulary) latest version shall apply. In case of conflict
between ISO 9001 and this Schedule, the requirements of this Schedule shall
have precedence.
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3. DOCUMENTATION REOUIREMENTS
3.1. CONTRACTOR shall pian, organize, control and execute ali WORK in
accordance with CONTRACTOR's Ouality Plans, Inspection and Test
Plans (ITP) and documented procedures. The Ouality Plans must ensure
that quality personnel and processes, including those of subcontractors,
are effective and that the WORK is completed in strict compliance with ali
provisions of schedule 'B" of this Contract.
3.2. CONTRACTOR shall prepare the project specific Ouality Pian covering as
applicable, design, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning
activities as specified in SAEP-1154 (Guidelines for CONTRACTOR's
Ouality Pian) and submit it to the Company Representative for review and
approvai no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of
this Contract.
3.3. CONTRACTOR shall not release requisitions for equipment quotations or
start any construction activities prior to SAUDI ARAMCO's approvai of the
Ouality Pian unless specifically approved in writing by the Company
Representative.
3.4. CONTRACTOR shall submit Procurement Inspection and Test Plans in
accordance with paragraph 3.2 of Attachment III to this Schedule "a".
Pending SAUDI ARAMCO approvai of the Inspection and Test Plans,
CONTRACTOR shall not permit fabrication to begin on any item required
to have ITP's.
3.5. CONTRACTOR shall prepare and submit Construction Inspection and
Test Plan(s) in accordance with paragraph 1 of Attachment IV to this
Schedule "0". CONTRACTOR shall not start specific construction or pre-
commissioning activities prior to SAUDI ARAMCO's approvai of the
applicable ITP.
3.6. CONTRACTOR shall modify its Ouality Plans to reflect any significant
changes identified by CONTRACTOR or SAUDI ARAMCO.
CONTRACTOR's revised Ouality Plans shall then be resubmitted for
SAUDI ARAMCO's approvaI.
3.7. The latest revision of CONTRACTOR's Ouality Manual and applicable
Ouality Plans and ali referenced documentation shall be available for
SAUDI ARAMCO's use at the CONTRACTOR's design, procurement,
fabrication and installation or construction locations. Reference
documents include ali those contained in drawings, specifications and
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procedures for the inspection of equipment and materials to be fabricated
or constructed at the applicable site.
4. MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILlTY
4.1. In accordance with ISO 9001, CONTRACTOR's top management shall
review the project specific Quality System every six months to ensure that
the system is suitable, adequate and effective. Top management reviews
shall be scheduled events included in the quality audit schedule approved
by the Company Representative as provided in Paragraph 7.2.2 of this
Schedule "Q".
4.2. Within two (2) weeks after the scheduled review date, CONTRACTOR
shall advise the Company Representative in writing of the results and
recommended actions of such reviews. Changes to the Quality System
that result from CONTRACTOR's Top Management Reviews shall be
incorporated in the project Quality Plans, with the approvai of the
Company Representative.
5. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
5.1. CONTRACTOR shall provide resources to implement the Quality System
as set forth in this Contract. For ali procurement, construction, and pre-
commissioning activities, sufficient SAUDI ARAMCO approved Quality
personnel identified in Attachment VI of this Schedule "Q" shall be on-site
prior to the start of the applicable WORK.
5.2. CONTRACTOR shall provide resumes of ali CONTRACTOR and
subcontractor Quality personnel to SAUDI ARAMCO for review and
approvai prior to the start of work for each individuaI. SAUDI ARAMCO
shall have the right to interview and/or test assigned inspectors. SAUDI
ARAMCO has the right to reject proposed candidates if they do not
comply with the requirements in Attachment I or if SAUDI ARAMCO has
had prior poor experience with such candidates.
5.3. When specified in Attachment VI of this Schedule "Q", CONTRACTOR
shall designate the Quality Assurance Manager for this Contract within
seven calendar days of the effective date of this Contract. The Quality
Assurance Manager shall be assigned to the WORK through Mechanical
Completion.
5.4. CONTRACTOR may subcontract inspection services, subject to SAUDI
ARAMCO's review and approvaI.
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5.5. CONTRACTOR's, subcontractor's and third party agency's Quality
personnel assigned to the WORK shall meet the minimum qualification
requirements of Attachment I of this Schedule "Q", and must be technically
competent to perform their duties. Records must be maintained for
SAUDI ARAMCO's reviews that document the qualifications of
CONTRACTOR's Quality Personnel.
5.6. CONTRACTOR's Quality personnel shall be dedicated to the WORK
described in this Schedule "Q" and shall perform no other function on this
Contract. CONTRACTOR's quality personnel shall have sufficient and
well-defined responsibility, qualifications, authority, and organizational
freedom to identify quality problems and areas of non-conformance and to
initiate, recommend and substantiate corrective actions.
5.7. The CONTRACTOR's Quality Managers shall have organizational
authority at least equal to that of the line manager directly responsible for
execution of the WORK. During ali phases of the WORK,
CONTRACTOR's QC Supervisor(s) shall functionally report to the
CONTRACTOR Quality Assurance Manager or Quality ControI Manager.
5.8. CONTRACTOR shall submit to the Company Representative within thirty
(30) calendar days from the effective date of this Contract and update with
changes shown as part of the monthly Quality Management Report (See
Para. 7.5.1) a Iisting, sorted by discipline for each WORK Phase, of:
1) Approved personnel forecast to be mobilized in the next sixty (60)
days
2) Personnel forecast to be demobilized in the next sixty (60) days
5.9. CONTRACTOR shall provide organization chart(s) c1early showing
assignments of personnel including:
5.9.1. ali planned quality personnel for the project in accordance with
Attachment VI of this schedule "Q".
5.9.2. reporting relationships from the inspector through to level above
the CONTRACTOR's project manager for this contract.
5.9.3. internai and externallines of communication.
5.9.4. interfaces between the CONTRACTOR and its subcontractors
and suppliers, and between CONTRACTOR and SAUDI
ARAMCO.
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5.9.5. mobilization and de-mobilization dates for ali planned quality
personnel.
5.10. Planned staffing levels shall comply with SAUDI ARAMCO approved
Quality Pian and Attachment VI of this Schedule "Q"; any reduction from
the required levels must be approved in advance in writing by the
Company Representative.
5.11. CONTRACTOR shall make quality personnel changes required due to
vacations, illness, temporary assignments, emergency leave, resignations
or other reasons as necessary to maintain required Quality Coverage.
CONTRACTOR shall advise the Company Representative of such
personnel and quality coverage at least thirty (30) calendar days in
advance of scheduled absences or changes and as soon as possible for
other changes.
5.12. CONTRACTOR shall implement an ongoing training program to introduce
and familiarize ali CONTRACTOR and sub-contractor personnel with the
project quality requirements for their area of responsibility.
6. PROJECT REALIZATION/EXECUTION
6.1. Design Phase Quality Activities
6.1.1. CONTRACTOR shall comply with the Design Phase requirements
of CONTRACTOR's approved Quality Pian and this Schedule "Q".
6.1.2. CONTRACTOR shall perform Design Reviews at appropriate
stages during the Design Phase. CONTRACTOR shall notify the
Company Representative two weeks prior to the start of any
Design Reviews. As a rnlnmum, these reviews shall be
completed prior to the SAUDI ARAMCO scheduled Design
Reviews stated in Schedule "B". CONTRACTOR shall maintain
records of such CONTRACTOR Design Reviews in accordance
with the Quality Pian, including solicitation, recording and
resolution of ali comments.
6.2. Procurement Phase Quality ControI Activities
CONTRACTOR shall comply with the Procurement quality requirements of
CONTRACTOR's approved Quality Pian and Attachment III of this
Schedule "Q".
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6.3. Construction Phase Qualitv ControI Activities
CONTRACTOR shall comply with the Construction quality requirements of
CONTRACTOR's approved Quality Pian and Attachment IV of this
Schedule "Q".
6.4. Pre-Commissioning Phase Quality Control Activities
6.4.1. CONTRACTOR shall comply with the Pre-commissioning quality
requirements of CONTRACTOR's approved Quality Pian and
Schedule "B".
6.4.2. Prior to completion of the WORK, CONTRACTOR shall perform
the inspections required by Schedule "B" to complete pre-
commissioning activities and document and correct any non-
conformances. A copy of the inspection results and status of the
correction of non-conformances shall be submitted to the
Company Representative each week until the acceptance of the
applicable system.
7. MEASUREMENT, ANALYSIS ANO IMPROVEMENT
7.1. Inspection Schedules
CONTRACTOR shall submit each week a two-week look ahead schedule
of ali planned quality activities to the Company Representative during the
Procurement, Construction and Pre-commissioning WORK Phases as
specified in Schedule "A". The schedule shall be sent electronically in a
format acceptable to SAUOI ARAMCO.
7.2. Internai Audits
7.2.1. CONTRACTOR shall conduct internai audits covering WORK
Phases with a duration of six months or longer. This shall include
audits of the CONTRACTOR's quality function and obligations as
described in the SAUOI ARAMCO approved quality plans, this
Contract, and ISO 9001. This program shall also include
scheduled Quality System audits for subcontracts with work
scheduled to exceed six months in duration.
7.2.2. CONTRACTOR shall submit a quality audit schedule to the
Company Representative for review and approvai within thirty
(30) calendar days from the effective date of this Contract. As a
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minimum, full quality system audits shall be carried out at fifteen
percent (15%) and sixty percent (60%) of completion stage for the
Design, Procurement, and Construction WORK Phases.
CONTRACTOR's audits may be rescheduled only with the
approvai of the Company Representative.
7.2.3. Ali audits shall be executed by quality auditors (qualified in
accordance with Attachment I of this Schedule "Q") not directly
responsible for the area being audited or by an approved third
party agency.
7.2.4. CONTRACTOR shall investigate root causes and initiate
corrective actions for nonconformities identified in each audit.
CONTRACTOR shall verify implementation and c1oseout of
corrective actions prior to the next scheduled audit.
7.2.5. CONTRACTOR shall submit to the Company Representative a
copy of each audit report within two (2) weeks of its completion.
7.2.6. The Company Representative or his nominee shall be invited to
participate in ali audits. Audit notifications and agenda shall be
submitted to the Company Representative fourteen (14) calendar
days in advance.
7.3. Control of Non-Conformance
7.3.1. CONTRACTOR shall control CONTRACTOR and subcontractor
supplied materials and fabricated assemblies that do not conform
to requirements as indicated in 7.3.2, 7.3.5, and 7.3.6 below.
Controls to restrict further processing or installation of
nonconforming or defective items, pending decisions on
disposition shall be established and maintained.
7.3.2. CONTRACTOR shall issue Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs)
for ali violations by the CONTRACTOR, subcontractors,
manufacturers and/or suppliers to Contract requirements and
SAUDI ARAMCO approved CONTRACTOR quality plan(s),
inspection & test plans, and procedures. CONTRACTOR shall
submit a copy of each NCR to the Company Representative
within 48 hours of issue. CONTRACTOR shall maintain a
summary of the open NCRs, and submit it at the regular project
progress meetings. CONTRACTOR shall notify the Company
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Representative prior to finaI closure of each NCR for
inspection/verification by SAUDI ARAMCO.
7.3.3. CONTRACTOR shall respond to ali NCRs issued by SAUDI
ARAMCO in writing within 48 hours of receiving notification of
non-conformance, including his proposed corrective action.
7.3.4. CONTRACTOR shall investigate the root causes of non-
conforming items, and initiate corrective actions to prevent
recurrence of nonconformities.
7.3.5. CONTRACTOR shall rework or repair and re-inspect items in
accordance with SAUDI ARAMCO approved procedures. Those
items rejected will be managed as stated in 7.3.6 or 7.3.7 below.
7.3.6. CONTRACTOR shall submit an application for a waiver to SAUDI
ARAMCO standards to the Company Representative for items
that do not comply with SAUDI ARAMCO standards but are stili
considered usable. The item may be used in the WORK only if
SAUDI ARAMCO approves the waiver.
7.3.7. CONTRACTOR shall segregate ali other non-conforming
materials and assemblies to a c1early designated rejection site.
CONTRACTOR shall track and control ali non-conforming
equipment or materials until it is reused, exported, or otherwise
disposed of. Ali imported rejected materials shall be disposed of
in accordance with Schedule "G". CONTRACTOR shall notify the
Company Representative of the disposition of ali rejected
materials on a monthly basis as part of the Quality Management
Report.
7.4. Waivers
7.4.1. CONTRACTOR shall not waive the requirements of any
CONTRACTOR Quality Pian or ITP previously accepted by the
Company Representative without the express written consent of
the Company Representative.
7.4.2. The CONTRACTOR shall maintain a log detailing ali waivers from
SAUDI ARAMCO or CONTRACTOR Quality and inspection
requirements obtained during ali WORK phases. This log must
indicate the status of the waiver, a brief description and details of
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the applicable purchase order and equipment or construction
processo
7.4.3. The CONTRACTOR shall also maintain a log detailing ali waivers
to SAUDI Armco standards obtained during allphases, including
those initiated by SAUDI ARAMCO (during or prior to the start of
WORK) or CONTRACTOR. This log must indicate the status of
the waiver, a brief description and details of the applicable
purchase order and equipment or construction processo
7.5. Analysis of Data
CONTRACTOR shall prepare and submit a monthly Quality Management
Report in a format acceptable to SAUDI ARAMCO to demonstrate
effective implementation of the CONTRACTOR's Quality System. The
report shall include the following items as a minimum:
7.5.1. Generalltems:
a) Listing of quality audits completed (internai and
subcontractor), in progress, and planned for the next
month.
b) Status of open corrective actions for Non-conformance
reports, audits and management reviews.
c) Quality Personnel Listing by Discipline as specified in
Paragraph 5.7 and mobilization/demobilization pian for the
next month.
d) Listing and status of engineering waivers requested
7.5.2. Design and Procurement Phase Items:
a) Listing of supplier surveys performed with a summary of
findings, and planned surveys for the next month.
b) Listing of Pre-inspection Meetings conducted and planned
for the next month.
c) Listing of supplier inspections performed versus scheduled
inspections, and those planned for the next month.
d) Non-conformance reports issued by SAUDI ARAMCO or
CONTRACTOR during design or procurement: number
issued, closed out, and pending for the month.
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7.5.3. Construction Phase Items:
a) Non-conformance reports issued by SAUDI ARAMCO or
CONTRACTOR during Construction: number issued,
closed out, and pending for the month.
b) Listing and disposition of ali defective or rejected materiaI
or equipment received at jobsite by CONTRACTOR and
subcontractor.
c) Welding rejection rate reported on per joint and/or Iinear
inch basis for piping and alloy welds. A chart showing the
historical performance during the project shall be included.
7.5.4. Narrative Section for Process Improvement Activities:
This section shall describe CONTRACTOR and subcontractor
activities during the month to continually improve its processes,
correct and eliminate non-conformities, prevent potential
problems, and improve schedules, etc. It should include trend
analysis for weld reject rates, CONTRACTOR & SAUDI ARAMCO
NCRs and other specific variable measurement required by
Attachment VI, root cause analyses, and initiatives to improve the
weakest areas.
7.6. Improvement
7.6.1. CONTRACTOR's procedure(s) for Continuai Improvement shall
ensure measurement, analysis and improvement of the key
variables and objectives identified in Attachment VI of this
Schedule "Q".
7.6.2. CONTRACTOR's procedure(s) for Preventive Actions shall
describe the requirements for evaluating the need for actions to
prevent occurrence of mistakes from previous Lessons Learned
by CONTRACTOR and SAUDI ARAMCO. Specific SAUDI
ARAMCO Lessons Learned to be implemented are identified in
Attachment VI ofthis Schedule "Q".
END OF SCHEDULE "Q"
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ATTACHMENT I TO SCHEDULE "O"
CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR
OUALlTY PERSONNEL OUALIFICATION REOUIREMENTS
Ouality personnel employed by CONTRACTOR and its Subcontractors to perform the
WORK described in this Contract shall meet, as a minimum, the following qualification
and experience requirements. An inspector can be assigned to multiple inspection
disciplines, provided he meets the minimum requirements specified on this attachment
for each of the discipline. SAUDI ARAMCO shall be the final authority for the
determination of equivalency for ali qualifications, certifications, or minimum number of
years of experience as specified in this Schedule upon successful completion of
required examinations and/ or interviews.
1. DESIGN. PROCUREMENT & CONSTRUCTION PHASES
1.1. Ouality Assurance Manager: Shall have demonstrated knowledge and
training in the ISO-9000 Series international standards, or equivalent. He
shall be able to exercise judgment against the criteria of the standards.
He shall have a university degree or equivalent with a minimum of ten (10)
years of direct experience in Ouality Assurance system activities of which
five (5) years must be in managing quality systems relating to the Contract
Scope of WORK (e.g.; oil, gas and petrochemical projects, Infrastructure,
communication)
1.2. Ouality System Auditors: Shall have 5 years Ouality System experience in
auditing activities in the discipline he is working in. Auditors shall be
qualified as stated in ISO-19011 and competent in the discipline being
audited, familiar with Ouality System standards and be able to exercise
judgment against the criteria of the standards. Auditors must be able to
communicate c1early in writing and orally. Auditors shall have
satisfactorily completed a training course and passed the course
examination. Auditors shall have participated in a minimum of four audits
for a total of at least 20 days including documentation review, actual audit
activities and audit reporting during the past three years.
2. DESIGN &PROCUREMENT PHASES
2.1. Procurement Ouality ControI Supervisor: Shall have a university degree
or equivalent and seven (7) years inspection experience or a high school
diploma with ten years inspection experience with a minimum of three (3)
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years directly relating to supervision of vendor inspection activities in the
Contract Scope of WORK (e.g.; oil, gas and petrochemical projects,
Infrastructure, communication)
2.2. Vendor Inspector: as a minimum, he shall be a High School graduate, or
equivalent. He shall be able to read, write and speak the English
Language. He shall have 6 years inspection experience in manufacturing
plants, including 2 years of this inspection experience in the specific
commodity and processes to be inspected. He shall be fully conversant
with applicable Industry standards, specifications, and fabrication methods
and shall perform a variety of inspection functions with minimal
supervision as required to verify supplier compliance with the purchase
order requirements. He shall be able to read engineering drawings. He
shall have knowledge and understanding of ISO-9001 quality system
requirements and implementation. He shall meet ali additional minimum
requirements for each specific inspection discipline, as follows:
2.2.1. Welding and NDT: Inspector shall be certified as an American
Welding Society CWI, CSWIP 3.1 Certified Welding Inspector, or
approved equivalent. Inspector shall have a demonstrated
background and thorough knowledge of codes such as ANSI B
31.3, 31.4 and 31.8, ASME Section V and IX, API 620 and 650,
AWS D1.1, required for the execution of the WORK. Where
Nondestructive Testing (NDT) forms part of the WORK, and
Inspector is required to review or ensure NDT programs and
results, he shall have been previously qualified and certified to a
minimum ASNT Level Il in the relevant method(s). When
performing, reviewing or ensuring Nondestructive Testing in VT,
MT, PT, RT or UT, he shall be certified in the specific method(s).
When performing, reviewing or ensuring Radiographic Testing
Film Interpretation (RTFI), Inspector shall be certified in RTF!.
2.2.2. Heat Treatment: Inspector shall have direct knowledge of ali
aspects of heat treatment and with the types of equipment to be
used for the WORK, such as electrical resistance heating
elements, induction coils, or gas fired heaters. He shall be able to
verify the heat treatment parameters to approved heat treatment
procedures. If applicable, Inspector shall be thoroughly familiar
with the heat-treating requirements of ASME B31.3 and ASME
Section VIII Division 1.
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2.2.3. Mechanical: Inspector shall demonstrate working knowledge of
codes as required by the purchase order, such as ASME Sec I, V,
VIII and IX, ANSI B31.3/4/8, NACE, and API 620/650 and AWS
D1.1, and testing equipment including Positive Material
Identification test equipment required for the inspection of
mechanical commodities such as pipes, piping, fittings, valves,
structural steel, and fasteners, ... etc. ,
2.2.4. Positive Materials Identification (PMI): Inspector shall have
knowledge about ali aspects of PMI test methods and the
operation of PMI test equipment used on the job.
2.2.5. Coating: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge and proven ability of ali phases and types coating
applications and methods and recognized industry standards. For
criticai coatings per Saudi Aramco SAES "H" series, Inspector
shall be additionally qualified to NACE Level Il Criticai Coatings
Certification, CSWIP Levelll, or equivalent.
2.2.6. HVAC System: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge of codes such as the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning
Contractors National Association (SMACNA) codes Uniform
Mechanical Code, NFPA 90A, ASHRAE Handbooks and/or
equivalent standards.
2.2.7. Lifting EquipmentlCrane: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough
working knowledge of codes such as ANSI-A17.1 and 17.2,
ANSI-B30.1 through B30.16, or equivalent standards.
2.2.8. Electrical: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge of the National Electric Code/NFPA 70, IEC or
equivalent standards. Where, inspection of Cathodic Protection
equipment is required, inspector must be able to demonstrate a
thorough knowledge of applicable requirements of NACE or
equivalent corrosion standards.
2.2.9. Instrumentation: Inspector shall have three (3) years documented
experience in the field of instrumentation and control systems. He
shall be familiar with the international Industry Codes and
Standards related to Intrinsically Safe Systems and Electrical
Systems for Instrumentation such as; ISA RP12.6, ISA
RP12.2.02, ISA TR12., ANSI MC96.1, IEEE 518, IEEE 1100, IEC
60529, NEMA ICS 6, NEMA 250, NEMA VE 1, NEMA VE 2,
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NFPA 70/NEC and UL 94. As a minimum, he shall be able to
inspect complete loop checking, wiring continuity, color coding,
and start up. When required, he shall be able to evaluate Factory
Acceptance Test and demonstrate a thorough working knowledge
of international codes and standards related to packaged units
instrumentation such as, Distributed ControI System (DCS),
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems,
Remote Terminai Unit, and Ernergency Shutdown (ESD)
systems.
2.2.10. Rotating Equipment: He shall have minimum 4 years hands-on
inspection experience of rotating machineries such as pumps,
cornpressors, generators, turbines, gears and motors, including
atlending and assessing Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and
reporting dynamic, vibration and/ or high temperature problems.
3. CONSTRUCTION &PRE COMMISSIONING PHASES
3.1. Ouality ControI Manager: He shall have a university degree or equivalent
and a total of seven (7) years inspection experience or a high school
diploma with a total of ten (10) years inspection experience. As minimum,
he shall have five (5) years directly relating to supervision of construction
activities in the Contract Scope of WORK (e.g.; oil, gas and petrochemical
projects, Infrastructure, communication).
3.2. Ouality ControI . Supervisor: He shall have a university degree or
equivalent and a total of seven (7) years inspection experience or a high
school diploma with a total of ten (10) years inspection experience. As
minimum, he shall have three (3) years directly relating to supervision of
construction activities in the Contract Scope of WORK (e.g.; oil, gas and
petrochemical projects, Infrastructure, communication.... )
3.3. Ouality ControI Inspectors: Inspector shall be High School graduate, or
equivalent; shall be able to read, write and speak English Language; shall
be fully conversant with applicable Industry Standards and Specifications;
and shall perform a variety of inspection functions with minimal
supervision. Personnel employed by CONTRACTOR or its
Subcontractors to perform the WORK described in this Contract shall
meet, as a minirnum, the following years of relevant experience:
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Number of years of experience
Inspector Title Overall
Inspection Contract Scope
Specialty ofWork*
Sr. Inspector 8 5 3
Inspector 5 3 2
Asslstant
High School with 3 years working experience
Inspector
Technical college Diploma with 2 years working
(Saudi Arabs
experience, or
Only)
BS Degree in Engineering (ME, EE, CE, etc.)
*e.g. 011, gas and petrochemical projects, Infrastructure, cornmunlcatlon
etc.
Note: An Assistant Inspector may be utilized in piace of an Inspector if
there is more than one QC Inspector of a particular discipline required
under the Contract.
Additional requirements shall apply for specific disciplines as follows:
3.3.1. Welding: Inspector shall be certified as an American Welding
Society CWI, CSWIP 3.1 Certified Welding Inspector, or SAUDI
ARAMCO approved equivalent. Inspector shall have a
demonstrated background and thorough knowledge of codes
such as ANSI B 31.3, 31.4 and 31.8, ASME Section V and IX, API
620 and 650, AWS D1.1, required for the execution of the WORK.
Where Nondestructive Testing (NDT) forms part of the WORK,
and Inspector is required to review or ensure NDT programs and
results, he shall have been previously qualified and certified to a
minimum ASNT Level Il in the relevant method(s). When
performing, reviewing or ensuring Nondestructive Testing in VT,
MT, PT, RT or UT, he shall be certified in the specific method(s).
When performing, reviewing or ensuring Radiographic Testing
Film Interpretation (RTFI), Inspector shall be certified in RTF!.
3.3.2. Plant and Eauipment: Inspector shall demonstrate working
knowledge of codes, as required by the scope of the Contract,
such as ASME Sec I, V, VIII and IX, ANSI B31.3/4/8 and API
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620/650 and AW8 D1.1, required for the execution of the
inspection work. As a minimum, he shall have experience with:
a) Installation of equipment such as, Pumps, Motors, 8kids,
Valves, Vessels, Compressors, Fired Heaters, Auxiliary
Equipment, Packaged Equipment in plant construction .... etc
b) Piping systems and pipe line,
c) Hot tap procedure,
d) Vessels, tanks and spheres construction
e) structural steel erection
f) HotlCold Insulation.
3.3.3. Heat Treatment: Inspector shall have direct knowledge of ali
aspects of heat treatment with the types of equipment such as
electrical resistance heating elements, induction coils, or gas fired
heaters. He shall be able to verify process parameters to
approved heat treatment procedures. Inspector shall also be
thoroughly familiar with the heat-treating requirements of A8ME
B31.3 and A8ME 8ection VIII Division 1.
3.3.4. Positive Materials Identification (PMI): Inspector shall have
knowledge about ali aspects of PMI test methods and the
operation of PMI test equipment used on the job.
3.3.5. Civil: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working knowledge
of recognized building codes such as the Uniform Bui!ding Code
(UBC) or equivalent standards. As applicable for the work, he
shall demonstrate thorough knowledge and proven ability in
construction techniques with emphasis on soi! mechanics,
foundations, retaining walls, structural steel, masonry, building
interiors, building finishes, roof systems, and asphalt.
3.3.6. Batch Plant: Inspector shall have direct experience in inspection
of asphaltlconcrete mix ingredients in accordance with the
applicable A8TM, AA8HTO or ACI procedures and guidelines.
He shall be able to assess the plant QC laboratory to determine
that their equipment, procedures /techniques, sample recording
and result reporting compliance with the applicable standards. He
shall be able to evaluate batch plants capability and safety that
meet company requirements. He shall review and performs full-
scale plant trials to determine the required engineering properties.
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3.3.7. Coating: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge and proven ability of ali phases and types of criticai
coating applications and methods and recognized industry
standards and criticai coatings. Inspector shall be qualified per
the requirements of SAEP 316.
3.3.8. Plumbing: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough knowledge of
codes such as the Uniform Plumbing or equivalent standards.
3.3.9. HVAC System: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge of codes such as the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning
Contractors National Association (SMACNA) codes Uniform
Mechanical Code, NFPA 90A, ASHRAE Handbooks and/or
equivalent standards.
3.3.10. Lifting EguipmentiCrane (Fixed, Overhead, Elevators): Inspector
shall demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of codes such
as ANSI-A17.1 and 17.2, ANSI-B30.1 through B30.16, or
equivalent standards.
3.3.11. Electrical: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge of the National Electric Code/NFPA 70, IEC or
equivalent standards. He shall also have working knowledge of
electrical installations including materials, methods,
specifications, and hazardous location identification for oil and
gas or petrochemical industries.
3.3.12. Communication: Inspector shall demonstrate a thorough working
knowledge of telecommunicatlons, and be familiar with North
American or International Telecommunications Standards;
Building Industry Consulting Services International
Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (BICSI-
TDMM); National Electrical Codes; and National Electrical Safety
Codes, or their equivalents.
3.3.13. Instrumentation: Inspector shall be familiar with the international
Industry Codes and Standards related to Intrinsically Safe
Systems and Electrical Systems for Instrumentation such as; ISA
RP12.6, ISA RP12.2.02, ISA TR12., ANSI MC96.1, IEEE
518, IEEE 1100, IEC 60529, NEMA ICS 6, NEMA 250, NEMA
VE 1, NEMA VE 2, NFPA 70/NEC and UL 94. As a minimum, he
shall be able to inspect complete loop checking, wiring continuity
and color coding, start up, and troubleshooting. When required,
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he shall be able to evaluate Factory Acceptance Test and
demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of international codes
and standards related to packaged units instrumentation such as,
Distributed Control System (DCS), Supervisory Control and Data
Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, Remote Terminai Unit, and
Emergency Shutdown (ESD) systems.
3.3.14. Cathodic Protection: Inspector shall have two (2) years
documented experience in the field of cathodic protection for the
required specific application. He shall be able to demonstrate a
thorough working knowledge of international codes and standards
related to inspecting Cathodic Protection System and its
components, such as anode installation, cable installation, and
positive and negative cable hookups to rectifier. He shall be able
to interpret and assess cathodic protection design packages to
ensure compliance with the contractual requirements.
3.3.15. Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Personnel: Ali CONTRACTOR and
subcontractor personnel located in Saudi Arabia responsible for
performing NDT operations, or interpreting, reviewing, ensuring or
auditing NDT operations shall meet SAUDI ARAMCO's
requirement as Iisted in SAEP-1142. Ali CONTRACTOR and
subcontractor NDT and personnel shall hold current certification
where outlined below attesting to their NDT qualifications.
3.3.15.1. Nondestructive Testing NDT Levellli personnel: such
personnel shall have been tested and certified by
ASNT (or equivalent nationally recognized program
as approved by SAUDI ARAMCO) in the required
NDT method(s) specified by the Contract and shall be
required to fulfill the full scope of a practicing Level III
including, but not limited to: method application,
interpretation of results, interpretation of codes and
standards, preparation of procedures, and training of
Level I and Level Il personnel.
3.3.15.2. Radiograph Film Interpretation Technician: such
personnel shall be certified by SAUDI ARAMCO in
Radiographic Testing Film Interpretation (RTFI) when
performing, reviewing, ensuring or auditing RTFI.
END OF SCHEDULE "Q" ATTACHMENT I
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1. SAEP-122
2. SAEP-124
3. SAEP-127
4. SAEP-133
5. SAEP-302
6. SAEP-303
7. SAEP-311
8. SAEP-316
9. SAEP-318
10. SAEP-324
CONTRACT NO. 6600020534 (IK)
ATTACHMENT Il TO SCHEDULE "Q"
SAUDI ARAMCO STANDARDS ANO PROCEDURES CONTAINING QUALlTY
REQUIREMENTS
CONTRACTOR shall comply with ali applicable SAUDI ARAMCO Material System
Specifications (SAMSS), SAUDI ARAMCO Engineering Standards (SAES), and other
SAUDI ARAMCO standards and specifications including, but not limited to the following
procedures relating to Quality requirements:
Project Records
Producing, Processing and Controlling CADO Drawings Within
Saudi Arameo
Security and ControI of Saudi Arameo Engineering Data
Instructions for the Development of "Regulated Vendors List"
Engineering Standards
Instructions for Obtaining a Waiver of a Saudi Arameo Engineering
Requirement
Engineering Reviews of Project Proposal and Detail Design
Documentation
Installation of Hot Tapped Connections
Performance Qualification of Coating Personnel
Pressure Relief Valve Program Authorization for Installation,
Deletion and Changes
Certification Review and Registration of Project Welders and
Brazers
11. SAEP-334 Certification and Submittal of Saudi Arameo Engineering Drawings
12. SAEP-352 Welding Procedures and Approvai
13. SAEP-1101 through SAEP-1117: Welding and Brazing Test Supplements for
Welder Performance Qualification
14. SAEP-1131 Pressure Relief Valve Program Use of Form 3099A, RV
Authorization
15. SAEP-1133 Form 3750, Pressuring Relieving Device Test Report
16. SAEP-1141 Industriai Radiation Safety
17. SAEP-1142 Qualification of Non-Saudi Arameo NDT Personnel
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18. SAEP-1143 Radiographic Examination
19. SAEP-1144 Magnetic Particle Examination
20. SAEP-1145 Liquid Penetrant Examination
21. SAEP-1154 Guidelines for CONTRACTOR's Ouality Plans
22. SAEP-1634 Factory Acceptance Test
23. SAEP-1636 Installation And Checkout Pian
24. SAEP-1638 Site Acceptance Test Pian
25. SAEP-3101 Spare Parts Data Requirements for CONTRACTOR Procured
Equipment
26. SAER 1972 SAUDI ARAMCO Inspection Requirements (Form 175)
27. SAES-A-202 SAUDI ARAMCO Engineering Drawing Preparation
END OF SCHEDULE "O" ATTACHMENT Il
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ATTACHMENT III TO SCHEDULE "Q"
QUALlTY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTOR SUPPLIED MATERIALS
1. PROCUREMENT PROCESS
1.1. CONTRACTOR shall provide and document Quality services in the
procurement of equipment and materiaI to be used or installed during the
construction and installation of the facilities as specified in the
requirements of the Contract.
1.2. CONTRACTOR or its SAUDI ARAMCO approved third party inspector
shall perform Quality activities at the supplier and sub-supplier locations
as required by the inspection level assigned for the materials and
equipment identified in SAER-1972 Inspection Requirements. Subject to
SAUDI ARAMCO approvai, CONTRACTOR may change the assigned
code of inspection during the course of the work as a result of supplier
performance.
1.3. Supplier Selection
1.3.1. Except as provided in Paragraph 1.3.5 of this Attachment III to
Schedule "Q", for ali equipment and materials for which inspection
requirements are specified on the applicable SAUDI ARAMCO
Form 175, CONTRACTOR shall prequalify each manufacturer
and its specific manufacturing site as described in 1.3.1 through
1.3.3 of this Attachment III to Schedule "Q". Evidence of the
prequalification shall be provided to SAUDI ARAMCO for its
review at least two (2) weeks prior to placement of the purchase
order.
1.3.2. CONTRACTOR shall evaluate supplier's capabilities to meet the
technical, quality and schedule requirements of the WORK. Such
evaluation shall include technical review of products to ensure
compliance with applicable SAUDI ARAMCO standards.
1.3.3. CONTRACTOR shall evaluate suppliers' Quality System, which
shall meet ISO 9001 system requirements. Reliance solely on
certification to ISO Quality Systems is unacceptable.
CONTRACTOR's prior audits findings are considered current if
completed within 24-months prior to the proposed equipment
purchase and do not include any major technical or quality
deficiencies.
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1.3.4. CONTRACTOR shall complete a physical survey of proposed
suppliers for any equipment requiring an inspection level of 2, 3,
or 4 as specified in SAER-1972. CONTRACTOR supplier
evaluations shall, at a minimum, be carried out by a certified lead
auditor per the requirements of Attachment I to this Schedule "O"
and a technical expert for the equipment under consideration.
1.3.5. CONTRACTOR shall notify SAUDI ARAMCO at least two weeks
ahead of ali planned supplier surveys.
1.3.6. Ouality System evaluations are not required for manufacturers or
suppliers currently specified in SAUDI ARAMCO Engineering
Standards (SAES) or in Schedule "8". For equipment and
materials not covered by SAES, Ouality System evaluations are
not required if the proposed supplier is on a specific listing
provided by SAUDI ARAMCO for reference on this project.
2. PROCUREMENT INFORMATION
2.1. CONTRACTOR shall review and ensure the quality of ali requisitions prior
to submittal for Saudi Arameo review, including ali technical and quality
requirements specified in Schedule "8".
2.2. CONTRACTOR shall review its supplier's sub-orders to ensure that ali
relevant SAUDI ARAMCO technical and inspection requirements are
passed on to sub-suppliers.
2.3. CONTRACTOR shall ensure that ali suppliers and manufacturers of
inspectable equipment and material have and maintain acceptable Ouality
programs in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard.
2.4. CONTRACTOR shall complete and submit a weekly inspection/fabrication
status report to the Company Representative in an electronic format
acceptable to SAUDI ARAMCO. The report shall include, as a minimum,
the following information for each purchase arder:
2.4.1. Purchase Order Number and Date
2.4.2. Material Description
2.4.3. Vendor Name and Location
2.4.4. Inspection Assignment Package submittal date as specified in
Paragraph 3.7 of this Attachment III.
2.4.5. Level of Inspection as specified in SAER-1972"
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2.4.7.
2.4.8.
2.4.9.
2.4.10.
2.4.11.
2.4.12.
2.4.13.
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Pre-inspection Meeting Date
Fabrication Start Date and progress to date
Scheduled and Forecast Delivery Date
Inspector and Agency (qualified as specified in Attachment I of
Schedule "Q")
Special Process Procedures (approved as specified in Paragraph
3.5 of this Attachment III)
Open and Closed NCR's
Closeout Date
Disposition Report submittal date
2.5. SAUDI ARAMCO shall have access to ali purchase order inspection report
files
3. VERIFICATION OF PURCHASED MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT
3.1. CONTRACTOR shall maintain an effective system for continuity of order
identification that ensures drawings, specifications, and inspection
requirements are properly transmitted to suppliers at ali tiers of order
placement.
3.2. CONTRACTOR and/or its suppliers shall prepare detailed Inspection and
Test Plans (ITPs) in accordance with paragraph 3.4 of this Attachment for
ali equipment and materials assigned a level 2, 3, or 4 in SAER-1972, and
for any other equipment deemed necessary by CONTRACTOR.
3.3. CONTRACTOR shall review the Quality requirements in ali applicable
SAUDI ARAMCO standards and procedures Iisted in Attachment /I to this
Schedule "Q" and include appropriate Quality requirements in the ITPs.
Each ITP shall identify, as a minimum the inspection level and detail ali
witness, hold and certification review points as specified in the SAUDI
ARAMCO Form175 (Inspection Requirements).
3.4. CONTRACTOR shall prepare a Special form 175 for approvai by the
Company Representative:
3.4.1. If no existing form 175 is applicable to the equipment, or
3.4.2. For changes to the existing form 175;
3.5. As a minimum, each ITP shall include the following information:
3.5.1. Process_description
3.5.2. Quality control requirements
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3.5.3. Notification requirements for supplier inspection, witness and hold
points (minimum 5 calendar days)
3.5.4. Responsibility for inspection/test
3.5.5. Applicable procedures
3.5.6. Acceptance criteria (Saudi Aramco and International Industry
Standards)
3.5.7. Verifying documents
3.5.8. Inspection points (Hold, Witness &Review)
3.6. When required by SAUDI ARAMCO's standards, CONTRACTOR shall
submit for SAUDI ARAMCO's review and approvai ali supplier procedures
for refractory installation, welding, welding repair, NDT (In-Kingdom only),
heat treatment, and alloy verification (PMI) as applicable, no later than 30
days prior to the start of the specific work activity.
3.7. Supplier and sub supplier personnel for NDT, Positive Material
Identification, and welding shall be qualified as specified by SAUDI
ARAMCO's Standards and Attachment I of this Schedule "Q".
CONTRACTOR shall review and approve such qualifications prior to the
start of manufacturing.
3.8. The qualification and certification of Out of Kingdom Nondestructive
Testing (NDT) personnel shall be in accordance with a nationally
recognized program as Iisted in SAEP-1142. CONTRACTOR's certified
Level III Inspector shall review and approve ali supplier and sub supplier
NDT personnel qualffication and certification programs as well as ali NDT
procedures prior to commencements of any NDT operation. Copies of
approved procedures shall be submitted to SAUDI ARAMCO.
3.9. CONTRACTOR shall make supplier and sub-supplier NDT personnel
records and Welder Qualification Records available to the Company
Representative on request.
3.10. CONTRACTOR shall compile and forward to the Company
Representative no later than twenty-one (21) calendar days prior to the
pre-inspection meeting and start of any fabrication, either at the prime
supplier or a major sub-supplier, one electronic version on compact disc
(CD) and two (2) hard copy sets of the CONTRACTOR's Inspection
Assignment Package.
3.10.1. Inspection assignment package is a set of documents that include
details of purchased material/equipment and their quality
requirements needed to perform full inspection at the vendorlsub-
vendor facility. This package shall include the following
documents:
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3.10.1.1. A complete copy of the CONTRACTOR's unpriced
purchase order or subcontract, material requisition, and
attachments.
3.10.1.2. Copies of sub-supplier's applicable unpriced purchase
orders. (If these are not available, CONTRACTOR
shall previde them to the Company Representative
upon placement by the supplier.)
3.10.1.3. Inspection requirements as specified in the applicable
8AUDI ARAMCO Form 175.
3.10.1.4. Inspection assignment sheet specfying the inspector(s)
that will perform the inspections.
3.10.1.5. Inspection and Test Plans
3.10.1.6. The level of CONTRACTOR inspection (as required by
8AER-1972 or Att. VI to this 8chedule "Q".)
3.10.1.7. Agenda for each pre-inspection meeting where
appropriate.
3.11. CONTRACTOR or its approved third party inspector shall schedule and
perform source inspection at supplier and sub-supplier fabrication sites as
specified in the approved Inspection and Test Plans.
3.12. CONTRACTOR shall provide Pre-inspection Meeting Reports and
subsequent Vendor Inspection Reports to the Company Representative
within 10 calendar days of each shop visit.
3.13. If 8AUDI ARAMCO waives a plant inspection visit, CONTRACTOR shall
obtain from suppliers and sub-suppliers such inspection records as may
be required to meet the requirements of Paragraph 3.8, and include the
inspection records in the Inspection Disposition Reports (Paragraph 3.12).
8uch waiver shall not release CONTRACTOR from any other obligations
contained in this 8chedule "Q".
3.14. CONTRACTOR shall require its 8ubcontractors / suppliers to submit
manufacturing and test reports as specified on each form 8A-175. The
CONTRACTOR shall review and indicate its acceptance of these
inspection records prior to issuing the inspection (or shipping) release. A
copy shall be provided to 8AUDI ARAMCO with the Inspection Disposition
Report.
3.15. Within two weeks of acceptance of materiaI or equipment, CONTRACTOR
shall prepare and issue to the Company Representative a final disposition
report. This report shall be based upon CONTRACTOR's review of the
inspection file and include as a minimum:
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3.15.1. Narrative details of Quality activities performed during
manufacturing and fabrication of the equipment or rnaterial.
3.15.2. Copies of SAUDI ARAMCO approved waivers to SAUDI
ARAMCO's requirements.
3.15.3. Ali SA-175 CONTRACTOR witnessed inspections.
3.15.4. Copies of supplier quality records as specified in SA-175.
3.15.5. Copies of ali NCR's with final dispositions and resolutions.
3.15.6. Outstanding punch list items from pre-shipment inspections.
3.15.7. In cases where the supplier is responsible for export packing, the
final disposition report shall be prepared after export packing has
been inspected and accepted by CONTRACTOR.
END or SCHEDULE "Q" ATTACHMENT III
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ATTACHMENT IV TO SCHEDULE "O"
OUALlTY REOUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE
1. CONTROL OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
1.1. Unless submitted with the Project Ouality Pian in accordance with
paragraph 3.2 of Schedule O, one month prior to the start of the applicable
WORK, CONTRACTOR shall submit for review and approvai a detailed
Inspection and Test Pian (ITP) along with related procedures/work
instructions for ali construction processes to be executed by
CONTRACTOR or subcontractors. CONTRACTOR shall review the
quality requirements in ali applicable SAUDI ARAMCO standards and
procedures listed in Attachment Il to this Schedule "O" and include
appropriate Ouality requirements in each ITP. Each ITP shall detail ali
review, witness, and hold points for SAUDI ARAMCO, CONTRACTOR,
and subcontractors as specified in this Contract. It shall also include the
methods, extent and timing for examinations, measurements or tests.
1.2. As a minimum, each ITP shall include the following information:
1.2.1. Process description
1.2.2. Ouality control requirements
1.2.3. Notification requirements for Requests For Inspections (RFI)
(minimum 24 hours for site work, 48 hours for weekend
inspections, except when SAUDI ARAMCO personnel will require
special qualifications.)
1.2.4. Responsibilities
1.2.5. Applicable procedures
1.2.6. Acceptance criteria
1.2.7. Percentage of tests to be done (including increased inspection
levels when performance requirements are not met.)
1.2.8. Verifying documents
1.2.9. Review, Witness and Hold points
1.3. lnspection and Test Plans and related procedures shall include provisions
to ensure that test prerequisites have been met, that adequate calibrated
instrumentation is available and used, and that the necessary inspection is
performed.
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1.4. Revision Control - CONTRACTOR shall revise each ITP and obtain
approvai for such revisions from the Company Representative as needed
throughout the WORK. CONTRACTOR and subcontractor inspectors
shall maintain copies of every currently approved subcontractor ITP.
2. VALIDATION OF CON8TRUCTION PROCE88E8
2.1. The following special processes require 8AUDI ARAMCO's review and/or
approvai of work procedures, personnel qualifications, or personnel
qualification procedures. CONTRACTOR shall ensure that these special
processes are accomplished under controlled conditions as specified in ali
applicable standards and specifications. Ali process parameters shall be
identified with acceptance criteria specified and monitored. Ali Procedures
and Personnel Oualification shall be submitted for review and/or approvai
at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the start of WORK.
Work Personnel
Personnel
Procedure Oualification
Special Process Approvai (A) Procedure
Oualification
or Review Approvai
Approvai
(R) Required Required
Required
Welding/Brazing A Ves Ves
Nondestructive Testing/examination A Ves' Ves
High Voltage Cable splicing/termination R Ves Ves
Alloy verification (PMI) A Ves Ves
Coatings A No Ves
Concrete & Asphalt Mix Design A No No
Cable and Conduit Seal Installation R No No
Gasket Installation R No No
Concrete Installation R No No
Structural Bolt Tensloninq R No No
Gap Control for socket weld and back
R No No
welded'threaded flttlncs.
Hvdro-testino A No No
Heat Treatment A No No
Hot Tao Procedures (Calculation Sheets) A No No
Refractorv Installation A No No
RTR Pipe work R No Ves
HVAC Testing & Balancing R No No
Fiberoptic cable installation A No No
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'Note: Approvai of personnel quallticatlon procedure IS not required when the work IS
subcontracted to an approve NDT contractor.
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3. IDENTIFICATION AND TRACEABILlTY
3.1. CONTRACTOR shall include in the Construction Phase Quality PIan
procedures to identify inspection and test status. The status report shall
identify ali CONTRACTOR and subcontractor required inspection and
tests for each system, when it is scheduled, when it was completed, and
any non-conformances discovered during the test or inspection.
Inspection status reports shall be kept current and shall be available for
SAUDI ARAMCO's review at ali times.
3.2. CONTRACTOR shall implement an identification procedure for ali
materials, parts and components, including partially fabricated assemblies.
Identification of an item shall be addressed either by using tags, stamps,
color coding, stencils or labels. The location and the method of
identification shall not affect the function or quality of the item being
identified. The procedure shall require that verification of correct
identification of material, parts and components be made and documented
prior to installation.
3.3. Traceability shall be maintained on equipment, materials, parts and
components, as specified in SAUDI ARAMCO standards and
manufacturer's specifications. Documents and records shall enable an
item to be traced throughout fabrication, erection, installation, repair,
modification and use ofthe item.
4. CUSTOMER PROPERTY
CONTRACTOR shall implement a documented control system for ali SAUDI
ARAMCO's supplied material or equipment. The writ!en procedure shall provide
for receiving inspection, proper storage, and maintenance of such material and
equipment. This procedure shall have provisions for dealing with losses,
damage or other problems discovered with such materiaI and equipment.
5. PRESERVATION
CONTRACTOR shall include procedures for handling, storage, and preservation
of material as specified in ali applicable specifications, manufacturer
recommendations and SAUDI ARAMCO's standards. The procedure shalilist ali
inspection schedules for maintaining the quality of the material or equipment as
well as provide for documentation that the required activities have been
performed. Individuals responsible for special handling, storage and
preservation shall be fully qualified to do so, and supplied with predetermined
WORK and inspection instructions. Data concerning handling, storage and
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preservation shall be included on the Monthly Materials Procurement Status
Report as specified in Schedule "G".
6. CONTROL OF MONITORING ANO MEASURING DEVICES
6.1. CONTRACTOR shall include procedures for the control of inspection,
measuring and testing equipment. Specific tools and equipment shall be
identified to make and perform tests in the field with instructions for their
use, callbration, and storage. CONTRACTOR shall identify, maintain,
control, adjust, and calibrate ali tools, gauges, instruments and other
measuring and testing devices used for controlling quality. Calibration
shall be performed at established periods as specified in the most
stringent of SAUDI ARAMCO standards, other applicable standards, or
manufacturer recommendations; if no standards apply, the calibration
cycle shall not exceed six months. CONTRACTOR shall provide backup
equipment when the primary equipment is being calibrated or tested.
6.2. CONTRACTOR personnel performing tests and calibrations shall be
trained per applicable international or manufacturer requirements.
CONTRACTOR testing and calibration personnel as well as testing
facilities shall be subject to Saudi Arameo approvaI. If CONTRACTOR
personnel do not perform tests and calibrations, CONTRACTOR shall use
Saudi Arameo approved agencies or the manufacturer.
6.3. CONTRACTOR shall review and document the validity of previous
inspection and test results when inspection, measuring and test
equipment is found to be out of calibration. A copy of the report shall be
submitted to Saudi Arameo.
7. MONITORING OF CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES
7.1. CONTRACTOR shall visually inspect ali incoming equipment for damage
and for conformance to ali applicable requirements, including the supplier
inspection release with verified Material Test Reports (MTR). If the
equipment does not have the required inspection release and MTR,
CONTRACTOR shall verify and document the compliance of the
equipment with applicable standards and specifications prior to release to
be used as part of the WORK. Data concerning receiving inspections shall
be included on the Monthly Materials Procurement Status Report as
specified in Schedule "G".
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7.2. CONTRACTOR shall submit its test reports and its subcontractors test
reports to the Company Representative as specified by the applicable
SAUDI ARAMCO standards. CONTRACTOR shall review its
subcontractor's test reports prior to submitlal.
7.3. CONTRACTOR shall review/witness and accept results of ali NDT
performed by subcontractors and submit test results to company.
END OF SCHEDULE "Q" ATTACHMENT IV
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ATTACHMENTVTO SCHEDULE "Q"
SUMMARY OF QUALlTY SYSTEM DELIVERABLES
No
Tille
Firsl Submittal lo SAUDI Subsequenl submittals lo
ARAMCO SAUDI ARAMCO
Qualily Pian:
30 days affer Contract Award
Within 7 calendar days of each
1.
Paragraph 3.2 of Schedule "Q"
revision requirement
Organization Chart(s)
With Quality Pian submittal Monthly
2.
Paragraph 5.2 of Schedule "Q"
Quality Personnel
Prior to assignment of personnel on Prior to bringing new Quality
3.
Qualifications:
Paragraph 5.3 of Schedule "Q"
the project personnel on the projec!.
Quality Audit Schedule:
Within thirty (30) calendar days of Within 7 calendar days of
4.
Paragraph 7.2.2 of Schedule "Q"
the effective date of the Contract revisions
Audit Report: Paragraph 7.2.5 of Within fourteen (14) calendar days
5.
Schedule "Q" of completion of the audit and re-
audit.
Inspection Schedules: Paragraph
Fourteen (14) calendar days before
Updated Weekly
6.
7.1 of Schedule "Q"
the start of any related activities
CONTRACTOR, Vendor and
Within 48 hours of reporting each Notlfication of clearance
7.
Subcontractor NCR's: Paragraph
non-conformance required
7.3.1 of Schedule "Q"
NCR Summary: Paragraph 7.3.2 of
Affer the first NCR is issued
Weekly for the Project Progress
8.
Schedule "Q"
Meeting
Quality Management Report
Sixty (60) calendar days affer the
Monthly
9.
Paragraph 7.5 of Schedule "Q"
effective date of the Contract
Inspection/Fabrlcation Status
One week after the first purchase
10.
Report: Paragraph 2.4 of
order is awarded for the Contract
Weekly
Attachment III
Inspection Assignment Package; Twenty one (21) calendar days prior
11.
3.9 of to pre-inspection meeting or start of
includinn Procurement ITP's fabrication
Pre-inspection Meeting Reports
Ten (10) calendar days after pre-
12.
Paragraph 3.11 of Attachment III
inspection meeting
Vendor Inspection Reports Ten (10) calendar days affer the
Ten (10) calendar days after
13.
Paragraph 3.11 of Attachment III first inspection visit for each
suooler
each inspection visit
Inspection Disposition Report
Whenever materials are released
14.
Paragraph 3.14 of Attachment III
for shipment
Special Process Procedures and
15.
Personnel Qualification Procedures:
Thirty (30) calendar days prior to Revision Approvai prior to
Paragraph 3.5 & 3.7 of Attachment
III and Paragraph 2 of Attachment
operation or test execution
IV
Construction Inspection and Test
Revision Approvai prior to
16.
Plans: Paragraph 1.1 of Attachment One month prior to start of WORK
execution
IV
END OF SCHEDULE "Q" ATTACHMENT V
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ATTACHMENT VI TO SCHEDULE "Q"
PROJECT SPECIFIC QUALlTY REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL
This attachment specifies project specific quality requirements. In case of conflict with
other sections of this Schedule, Attachment VI shall take precedence.
1. PROCUREMENT PHASE PROJECT SPECIFIC QUALlTY REQUIREMENTS
1.1. Minimum inspection levels for CONTRACTOR supplied equipment and materials
are indicated in SAER 1972. CONTRACTOR shall submit its supplier inspection
and test plans according to these minimum inspection levels. When vendor
performance does not meet the specified requirements in the purchase order,
CONTRACTOR shall increase the inspection level to the next highest level for the
purchase order without additional cost to SAUDI ARAMCO. For any equipment
items that have no specified inspection levels, CONTRACTOR shall prepare a
special form 175 for approvai by the Company Representative.
1.2. For the following equipment items in Table VI-1, CONTRACTOR shall provide
additional inspection personnel for coverage at the specified inspection level as
indicated:
Table VI-1 Material and Equipment requiring multiple Inspection disciplines
Inspection
Item Material Description Level Remarks
NONE
1.3 CONTRACTOR shall submit each week a two-wek look-ahead schedule of ali
planned vendor inspections and tests as specified in the approved vendor I&TP pr
the applicable SA-175. The schedule shall be sent electronically in a format
acceptable to SAUDI ARAMCO.
1.4 CONTRACTOR or its SAUDI ARAMCO approved third party inspector shall
perform Quality activities at the supplier and sub-supplier locations as required by
the applicable Form SA-175 and the inspection level assigned for the materials
and equipment identified in SAER-1972 Inspection Requirements. Subject to
SAUDI ARAMCO approvai, CONTRACTOR may change the assigned code of
inspection during the course of the work as a result of supplier performance.
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1.5 For package units that include various disciplines (mechanical, welding, electrical
and instrumentations) such as compressors, co-generation, boilers, chemical
dosing, anti-foaming, corrosion/scale inhibitors etc., CONTRACTOR shall assign
additional discipline Inspectors during applicable work activities for mechanical,
welding, electrical, instrumentation and refractory inspections.
1.6 For equipment items not identified in SAER 1972, CONTRACTOR shall bring it to
the attention of SAUDI ARAMCO; SAUDI ARAMCO shall assign the appropriate
inspection leve!.
1.7 If contractor delegates any purchase of materiaI to its subcontractor(s), Inspection
Levels in SAER 1972 shall apply. CONTRACTOR is responsible that Attachment
III of this Schedule Q is implemented and ali documents are reviewed by the
contractor prior to the submittal for COMPANY review.
1.8 When vendor performance does not meet the specified requirements in the
purchase order, CONTRACTOR shall increase the inspection level to the next
highest level for the purchase order without additional cost to SAUDI ARAMCO.
1.9 An Inspection/Shipping release shall be issued for ali equipment and materials at
ti me of final inspection. The Inspection/Shipping release shall indicate ali
outstanding work items. CONTRACTOR shall ensure the Inspection/Shipping
release is available with the equipment and materials at time of receipt at job site.
Copies of inspection/shipping release shall be submitted to Company within 48
hours of issue.
2. CONSTRUCTION AND PRECOMMISSIONING PHASE PROJECT SPECIFIC
QUALlTY REQUIREMENTS
2.1. As a minimum, CONTRACTOR shall assign, or require its subcontractor to assign
SAUDI ARAMCO approved quality personnel to the WORK in accordance with the
following table VI-2. With SAUDI ARAMCO approvai, inspectors may be qualified
to inspect more than one discipline; in this case, however, he may not fulfill more
than one full time position at any time.
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Table VI2 Constructlon Phase Quality Personnel Requirements
' ..
Quality Assurance One QA Manager (over ali)
Mana er full time
Quality Control One site QC Manager (full
Mana er time
Quality Control One QC Supervisor per
Su ervisor discipline
Materials/Equipment One Inspector per site
Receivin Inspection
N/A
One QC Manager for each
subcontract
One Inspector N/A
One Inspector per twenty five One Inspector for every (5)
(25 Installers/ Craflsmen' subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspeclor per fifteen (15) One Inspeclor for every (5)
Installers' subcontractor Inspectors'
Buildings
Earth work / Paving
Foundation / concrete
Steel structure
Batch Plant (Concrete
& As halt
U/G piping
(RTRlPVC/CPVC)
Plumbing
HVAC
ction Discipline
One Inspector per twenty five
(25) Carpenters and
lronworkers'
One Inspector per fifteen (15)
earthwork machines or one
Inspector per (50 laborers'
One Inspector per twenty five
(25) Carpenters and
lronworkers'
One Inspector per twenty five
(25) Installers'
One Inspeclor per Batch
plant
One Inspector per fifteen (15)
Installers'
One Inspector for every (5)
subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspector for every (5)
subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspectorfor every (5)
subcontraclor Inspectors'
One Inspector for every (5)
subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspector for every (5)
subcontractor Inspectors'
N/A
N/A
N/A
One Inspector to
be available for
every
walkthrough
acka e
N/A
One Inspector to
be available for
each system
hydrostatic test.
One Inspector
One Inspector
EquipmentlMechanical
Inspection Discipline: Mechanical/ Piping
One Inspector per twenty five One Inspector for every (5)
(25) workers' subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspector
during
commissionin
Piping One Inspector per twenly five
(25) workers'
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One Inspector for every (8)
subcontractor Inspectors'
One Inspector
per 25 workers or
(10) hydroslatic
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Valves Testing One Inspeetor per One Inspeetor One Inspeetor
H drostatie testin loeation
Coatings and One Inspeetor per three (3) One Inspeetor for every (8) One Inspeetor
Insulations erews per site' subeontraetor erews'
Lowering/padding/beddi One inspeetor per erew'
n and baekfillin
Paekage Units & Other Multidiseipline inspeetors as One Lead inspeetor One Lead
Meehanieal needed'
Shop welding One Inspeetor per twenty One Inspeetor for every (5) N/A
(25) Welders' subeontraetor Inspeetors'
Field welding One Inspeetor per fifteen One Inspeetor for every (5) One Inspeelor
15
subeontraetor Inspeetors'
PMI One inspeetor/teehnieian per
analysis unit
Heat Treatment One Inspeetor per ten (10) One Inspeetor for every (5) One parl time
healtreatment Teehnieians' subcontractor Inspeetors'
NDT One NDT eoordinator per site
and/or fabrieation sho
RTFI By CONTRACTOR One Saudi Arameo eerlified One Saudi
RTFI (minimum) Arameo eerlified
RTFI
Eleetrieal/ Cathodie
Proteetion
Instrumentation
One Inspeelor per every
twenty (20) labors/
teehnieians per site'
One Inspeelor per (25) labor
and/or three (3) erew'
One Inspeetor for every (5)
subeontraetor inspeetors'
One Inspeetor for every (5)
subeonlraetor inspeelors'
One Inspeetor
per 25 workers'
One Inspeetor
per 20 workers'
Safet Relief Valves One 1 inspeelor per erew
Communieation One Inspeelor per site One Full tirne Inspeetor One Inspeetor
*Note: If the ratio between workers/labors/weldersltechnicians ... etc. that are performing the actvlty and ONOC
inspectors is not met or not specified, a minimum 01 one inspector shall be assigned by CONTRACTORf
subcontractors lor each positlon above. The same is appiicabie lor the ratio 01 ONOC inspectors and ONOC
supervisors il!he ratiois not met or the numberis not specified. Thisnoteapplies to TableVI-2 above.
2.2 Prior to the start of any construction activity, CONTRACTOR shall initiate a kick-off
meeting with ali concerned parties to ensure full understanding on the execution,
requirements and control of the activity.
2.3 CONTRACTOR shall be fully responsible for the performance of its sub-contractors
and their sub-suppliers. CONTRACTOR shall control its construction processes and
ensure its subcontractor(s) construction processes including NDT activities are
controlled in accordance with SAEP-1160.
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2.4 CONTRACTOR shall visually inspect ali incoming equipment for damage and for
conformance to ali applicable requirements, including the supplier inspection release
with verified Material Test Reports (MTR). If the equipment does not have the
required inspection release and MTR, CONTRACTOR shall verify and document the
compliance of the equipment with applicable standards and specifications prior to
release to be used as part of the WORK. Data concerning receiving inspections shall
be included on the Monthly Materials Procurement Status Report as specified in
Schedule "8".
2.5 CONTRACTOR shall submit its test reports and its subcontractors test reports to the
Company Representative as specified by the applicable SAUDI ARAMCO standards.
The CONTRACTOR shall review its subcontractor's test reports prior to submittal.
2.6 For ali other test reports/validation records whether performed by CONTRACTOR or
subcontractor, CONTRACTOR shall be maintained current and available at site office
for SAUDI ARAMCO review.
2.7 CONTRACTOR shall review/witness in accordance with the SATIPs and Checklists
and accept ali work and tests performed by subcontractors including the performance
and results of NDT activities and submit results to the SAUDI ARAMCO.
2.8 CONTRACTOR shall track weld production, welder performance, weld reject rates,
and NDT status of weld repairs and any required penalty tracer shots on a daily and
weekly basis and submit results to SAUDI ARAMCO each week. SAUDI ARAMCO
may select welds subject to random inspection. Weld production shall be tracked and
reported based on weld type, piping class, and NDT method applied.
2.9 Identification of inspection and test status of welded joints shall be in accordance with
SAEP 1160. The status report shall identify ali CONTRACTOR and subcontractor
required inspection and tests for each welded joint, when it is scheduled, when it was
completed, and any non-conformances discovered during the test or inspection.
Inspection status reports shall be kept current and shall be available for SAUDI
ARAMCO's review at ali times. Unless otherwise specified in SAEP-1160,
CONTRACTOR shall include a documented system for tracking weld rejection
including that of sub-contractors, detailing reporting of repair rates, and accounting for
required tracer (penalty) radiography.
3. CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENTS:
A. CONTRACTOR shall continuously monitor and measure CONTRACTOR and
subcontractor's criticai processes throughout the WORK. The quality pian shall include
suitable measurement methods to evaluate the ability of the process to achieve planned
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results. As a minimum, contractor shall evaluate the following as appropriate per the
Scope of Work in Schedule "B":
Lessons Learned from previous projects
Concrete operations
Welding operations
Required quality tests and inspections are completed within 10 days
Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
Coatings
B. CONTRACTOR shall include as part of his pian for measuring, monitoring, analysis and
improvement of his processes, how the plan-do-check-act cycle is driven without end on
this project. As a minimum, the pian shall address the interaction of the following:
Customer satisfaction
Internai and external audits
Internai and external Non-conformities
Repeat violations
Process performance measures
Data analysis
Management reviews
Preventive action
Corrective action
C. In addition to the weekly progress and QC meetings with SAUDI ARAMCO,
CONTRACTOR shall determine and evaluate the degree of SAUDI ARAMCO's
satisfaction through quarterly questionnaires initiated by CONTRACTOR and evaluation
of SAUDI ARAMCO assessments, Non-conformance Reports (NCR) and e-Logbook
entries.
4. OTHER PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
A. CONTRACTOR shall utilize the Saudi Aramco Typical Inspection Plans (SATIPs) for
construction activities which will be provided to the CONTRACTOR, along with the
referenced Checklists in the SATIPs.
B. CONTRACTOR shall select from the List of pre-approved Saudi Aramco Typical
Inspection Plans (SATIPs) the SATIPs applicable for execution of the scope of the
WORK in accordance with Schedule "B" of this Contract and include the list of
SATIPS in its Quality Pian.
C. The SATIPs and Checklists will replace the ITPs required by sec. 1.1 of Attachment
IV. The SATIPs outline minimum inspection activity requirements. CONTRACTOR
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has the option of adding additional inspeetion aetivities, as required by the scope of
work. Use of these doeuments does not relieve CONTRACTOR from his obligation to
meet ali Saudi Arameo Engineering Standards and other requirements.
D. CONTRACTOR shall not waive the requirements of any CONTRACTOR Quality Pian
or SATIPs previously aeeepted by the Company Representative without the express
written eonsent of the Company Representative.
E. In the event of eontliet between the SATIPs & Cheeklists and Saudi Arameo
requirements, CONTRACTOR shall bring it to the attention of SAUDI ARAMCO. For
eonstruetion aetivities not eovered by existing SATIPs and Cheeklists, CONTRACTOR
shall prepare SATIP and supporting Cheeklists and submit to SAUDI ARAMCO for
approvai a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of the activity.
F. CONTRACTOR shall include in the quality pian proeedures to prevent inadvertent use
of design documents, materials, parts, components, serviees or workmanship not
eonforming to requirements of the Contract, Quality Pian shall require the
identifieation and doeumentation of ali noneonformities and eorreetive aetions.
G. CONTRACTOR shall doeument ali violations by CONTRACTOR, subeontractors,
manufaeturers and/or suppliers to Contraet requirements and SAUDI ARAMCO
approved CONTRACTOR quality plan(s), SATIPs, and proeedures and submit sueh
reeords to the Company Representative within 48 hours of issue whether or not the
noneonformance was raised by CONTRACTOR, subeontraetor, manufacturer or
supplier.
H. COMPANY quality findings during the eonstruetion phase will be eommunieated to the
CONTRACTOR through an e-Log system.
I. CONTRACTOR shall review the Inspeetion e-Log every working day and respond to
ali eomments to the satisfaetion of the Company Representative within twenty-four
(24) hours of the entry date.
J. COMPANY shall be entitled to have the Company Representative or his nominee(s)
to sehedule and conduet quality assessment of the CONTRACTOR's quality funetions
and obligations as outlined in Sehedule Q. The quality assessment sehedule will be
eommunieated to the Contraetor at least one month prior to the sehedule quality
assessment(s).
K. CONTRACTOR shall designate the Proeurement Quality Control Manager or
Supervisor for this Contraet within seven ealendar days of the effeetive date of this
Contract, The Proeurement QC Manager or Supervisor shall be assigned to the
WORK unti! on-site reeeipt of final purehase order.
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L. CONTRACTOR shall designate the Construction Quality ControI Manager one month
prior to the start-up of any construction activity.
Note: This period is intended for the Construction QC manager to familiarize himself
with the cantract scope af wark as well as SAUDI ARAMCO standards and
specificatians.
M. For equipment and material items not identified in SAER 1972, CONTRACTOR shall
bring lt to the attention of SAUDI ARAMCO; SAUDI ARAMCO shall assign the
appropriate inspection leve!.
N. For package units that include various disciplines (mechanical, welding, electrical and
instrumentations) such as compressors, co-generation, boilers, chemical dosing, anti-
foaming, corrosion/scale inhibitors etc., CONTRACTOR shall assign additional
Inspectors during applicable work activities for mechanical, welding, electrical,
instrumentation and refractory inspections. CONTRACTOR shall assign a Lead
Inspector who shall be a qualified Mechanicallnspector.
O. If CONTRACTOR will delegate any purchase of material to the subcontractor, level of
inspection in SAER 1972 shall apply. It is CONTRACTOR's responsibility that
Attachment III of schedule Q is implemented and ali documents are reviewed by
CONTRACTOR prior to the submittal for company review.
P. Contractor shall not piace orders for any inspectable material with manufacturer(s)
having their current quality system status On Hold or Quality System Not Approved
by SAUDI ARAMCO.
Q. When vendor performance does not meet the specified requirements in the purchase
order, CONTRACTOR shall increase the inspection level to the next highest level for
the purchase order without additional cost to SAUDI ARAMCO.
R. The CONTRACTOR shall designate an NDT Coordinator a minimum 30 days prior to
the start of welding operation by CONTRACTOR or sub-contractor(s). As a minimum,
the NDT Coordinator shall meet the qualification of the welding inspector per
Attachment I, para. 3.3.1.
S. CONTRACTOR shall control its construction processes and ensure its
subcontractor(s) construction processes including NDT activities are controlled in
accordance.
T. RTR piping installation shall be trained and qualified in accordance with RTR
manufacturer's requirements.
U. CONTRACTOR shall submit Hydrostatic Test Packages prior to conducting
hydrostatic tests of piping, pipeline and equipments for COMPANY review and
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approvaI. The hydrostatic test shall comply with SAES-A-004, SAES-L-150 and GI
0002.102. The hydrostatic test package shall include but not limited to the following:
Hydrostatic Test Procedure.
Hydrostatic Test Diagram which shall include the limits of piping (including test
manifold) and equipment included in each hydrostatic test, test pressures, test
temperature, test fluid, line flushing requirements, and safety precautions.
Relief Valve datasheet and calibration records.
Pressure gages and recorders calibration records.
COMPANY Safety Instruction Sheet and Pressure Test Report Form.
Copies of P&ID and isometric drawings of the piping system to be hydrostatically
tested.
Piping spools control sheet with NDT extent and results.
Pre-hydrostatic test check List.
Re-instatement procedure and Check List.
Bolting Control Sheet.
Gasket Verification Form.
5. EXCLUSIONS AND MODIFICATIONS TO SCHEDULE "Q":
5.1 Attachment Il
Delete: SAEP-124
Add: SAEP-347
Add: SAEP-1152
Add: SAEP-1160
5.2 Attachment IV
Producing, Processing and Controlling CADD Drawings Within
Saudi Aramco
Supplying Material from Stockists
Approvai Procedure for Ready-Mixed Concrete Mix Design
Process ControI for Capitai Projects
Replace Table, Attachment IV, paragraph 2.1:
2.1 The following special processes require SAUDI ARAMCO's review and/or
approvai of work procedures, personnel qualifications, or personnel qualification
procedures. CONTRACTOR shall ensure that these special processes are
accomplished under controlled conditions as specified in ali applicable standards
and specifications. Ali process parameters shall be identified with acceptance
criteria specified and monitored. Ali Procedures and Personnel Qualification shall
be submitted for review and/or approvai at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to
the start of WORK.
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Special Process Work Procedure Personnel Qualificalion Personnel
Approvai (A) or Procedure Qualificalion
Review (R) Req'd Approvai Required Approvai Required
(Yes/Noi (Yes/No)
Field Enoineerino Chanqe Control A No No
Mechanical Processes
Weldino/Brazino A Ves Ves
Nondestructive Testino (NDT) A Ves (Note 1) Ves (Note1)
Positive Material Identification A No No
(PMI) & Color-Code Verification
Heat Treatment & Associated A No No
Hardness Testinq
Pressure Testino A No No
Coatinqs & Lining A No Ves
Gasket Installation A No No
Gap Control (Socket welds, thread A No No
engagement, back welding of
lhreaded onts)
Hot Taos (Calcs) & Tie-ins A No No
Vessel & Internals Installation R No No
Installation of Machinery and R No No
Equipment
Fired Heater Installation R No No
Boiler Installation R No No
Refractorv Installation R No No
HVAC Testino & Balancino A No No
RTR Pipe work A No Ves
Electrical, Instrumentation & Communication Processes
High Voltage (HV) Cable R No Ves
SolicinofTermination
HV Switchyard Aluminum Bus R No No
Handlino & Installation
Electric Power Systems A No No
Eneroization
Instrument Loop Checkinq R No No
Fiber Ootic Cable Installation R No Ves
Cable Gland/Seal & Conduit Seal R No No
Installation
Notes. (1) Not required when NDT work IS subcontracted to an approved ln-Klnqdom NDT subcontractor. NDT
technician performance shall be monitored by CONTTACTOR on ali projects.
END OF SCHEDULE "Q" ATTACHMENTVI
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