Pipeline Job Specification – Requirements

A complete, accurate, well thought-out specification is key to any pipeline job.

Students learn the elements of a Pipeline Job Specification, why they're important, and how to get them right.

Lessons include:

  • Permits
  • Notices
  • Right of ingress and egress
  • Relation of parties
  • Inspection
  • Contractor's responsibility to inform himself
  • Change in specifications
  • Subcontractors
  • Workmanship
  • Construction progress and persecution of work
  • Equipment repairs and replacements
  • Cooperation between contractor and motor carrier
  • Public relations
  • Safety regulations and precautions
  • Crossings of railroads, highways, and roads with equipment
  • Repair of public or private property
  • Archaeological objects
  • Maintenance work during construction
  • Grounding and bonding adjacent to power transmission lines
  • Care and handling of materials furnished by company
  • Construction damage claims for which contractor is liable
  • Contractor's claim against company
  • Extra work provisions
  • Shutdown provisions
  • Move-arounds and skips in construction
  • Payment of contractor's invoices
  • Breakdown of pipeline construction cost errors, omissions, or discrepancies in the contract
  • Payment of taxes

Want to learn more?

The video (above) by CRC-Evans Pipeline International provides an overview of the Back Fill process on a pipeline right of way.

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