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ELECTRICAL SCOPE OF WORK





Objective of this Scope of Work

► To ensure that the Electrical wiring systems and fixtures are installed in a manner consistent with all applicable building codes, manufacturer's instructions and warranty requirements, and acceptable construction practices.

Terms used in this document

► SITE SUPERINTENDENT: shall refer to any Company representative with authority to enforce this Scope of Work.
► SUBCONTRACTOR: shall refer to the Subcontractor's organization, its employees, or any representative of the Subcontractor assigned the authority to perform per this Scope of Work.

Acceptable Performance

► Electrical is divided into two phases: Rough and Finish. Both phases are included in this Scope of Work. Payment will be made per each of the phases.

Electrical: General

► A new set of plans is required for each house. Plans are subject to changes and modifications. It is the responsibility of the Subcontractor to have new plans before beginning work. Plans should be picked up from the Site Superintendent.
► The electrical system should be complete and functioning, system-tested, and ready for operation.
► The wiring, equipment, materials, and methods shall be in full compliance with the latest edition of the National Electrical Code and be acceptable to the local building code officials. Such requirements shall take precedence over any item mentioned in these specifications and standards if they are in conflict.
► Installations should pass the initial compliance inspection at each phase.
► The electrical system shall be installed using new materials of the grade and quality specified or required to meet the expected standards.
► All work is to be done by trained, experienced individuals.
► Under no circumstances shall any roof or floor truss be cut, notched, or damaged. Should any truss be accidentally damaged the Site Superintendent should be notified immediately. No repairs may be made without the approval of the truss manufacturer’s engineer.
► The Subcontractor must correct any deficiency found during the inspection and each phase must be 100-percent complete before payment will be made.

Electrical: Rough

► A breaker box of a size that will adequately handle all electrical requirements of the house shall be installed. Circuit breakers shall be trip-free and capable of being closed and opened by manual operation.
► All circuit breakers shall be plainly, legibly and permanently labeled.
► Receptacle outlets shall be installed per NEC code.
► Additional outlets (over and above the NEC code requirements) will be noted on the plans and/or by Site Superintendent.
► All receptacle outlets shall be installed so that they do not protrude past the drywall. All receptacle covers shall fit level, square, plumb, and snugly against the wall.
► Receptacle outlets in the kitchen and baths shall be a GFI type. The number will be determined by the NEC code.
► The Subcontractor is responsible for the installation of all light fixtures per plan, including the installation of energy efficient (LED) light bulbs in all fixtures.
► When a light is being installed over the kitchen sink the Subcontractor shall bring the wiring through the wall as close to the top of the cabinet as possible and run the wire along the top of the cabinet to the fixture location. The wire for the light should not be visible coming through the wall when standing and looking at the wall above the cabinet.
► All houses shall include low-volt doorbell wiring at front door with lighted doorbell plunger and doorbell chime installed.
► The Subcontractor is responsible for setting the range hood/microwave and the electric range.
► All required systems tests shall be completed.
► All construction debris must be removed to the dumpster.
► Any items found during any inspection that need correction shall be corrected.

Electrical: Ceiling Fans

►The placement of ceiling fans shall be as shown on the plans and/or as directed during the pre-start walk-through.
►The Subcontractor shall install bracing for ceiling fans in all bedrooms and bonus rooms even if a ceiling fan is not scheduled to be installed.
►If a ceiling fan is specified in any room, a switched receptacle must also be provided for the ceiling fan.

Electrical: Finish

► The Subcontractor is responsible for the installation of all light fixtures per plan, including the installation of light bulbs in all fixtures.
► When a light is being installed over the kitchen sink the Subcontractor shall bring the wiring through the wall as close to the top of the cabinet as possible and run the wire along the top of the cabinet to the fixture location. The wire for the light should not be visible coming through the wall when standing and looking at the wall above the cabinet.
► All houses shall include low-volt doorbell wiring at front door with lighted doorbell plunger and doorbell chime installed.
► The Subcontractor is responsible for setting the range hood/microwave and the electric range.
► All required systems tests shall be completed.
► All construction debris must be removed to the dumpster.
► Any items found during any inspection that need correction shall be corrected.



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