Construction Quality Plan Of Building Project - Allocation Of Responsibilities

This section of Quality Plan identifies key personnel in the company concerned with the Quality plan and describes the responsibilities of these persons in relation to the system’s implementation. The project organization structure is set out in a chart form. The key staff with responsibilities in relation to quality are: Quality Assurance Manager, Project Manager, Discipline Engineer, Supervisors and Store man.

1. ALLOCATION OF RESPONSIBILITIES - GENERAL

This section of Quality Plan identifies key personnel in the company concerned with the Quality plan and describes the responsibilities of these persons in relation to the system’s implementation. The project organization structure is set out in a chart form. The key staff with responsibilities in relation to quality are: Quality Assurance Manager, Project Manager, Discipline Engineer, Supervisors and Store man.

2. DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE QUALITY PLAN

2.1 QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to the Contracting Manager for ensuring that the policy, system and procedures as detailed in the Quality Plan are operational on the project. 

He is to assist in the monitoring of suppliers’ performance and ensuring that recommended action be fulfilled against all non-conformances together with monitoring the quality activities of the project manager. 

It may also be necessary for the Quality Assurance Manager to assist Site Engineer in carrying out inspection at suppliers’ works and vendor evaluation where appropriate.

2.2 PROJECT MANAGER

The Project Manager is responsible to the Contracting Manager for ensuring that all the quality procedures are fully operational on the site, including: -

  1. Ensuring that revised drawings and documents are issued promptly to all work activity stations.
  2. Monitoring the performance of appointed Sub-Contracts in relation to compliance with technical and commercial requirements of the contract.
  3. Maintaining current list of calibrated test and measuring equipment and also ensuring that welding personnel hold current certificates and copies are available at all times.
  4. Installation work and inspection procedures, defined in the work instruction are carried out in full.

In addition to the above, he will be responsible for executing the works to the contract specifications, budget and programme and for ensuring that all written and inferred contractual requirement including those concerned with quality plans are reflected in sub-orders.

2.3 DISCIPLINE ENGINEER

Discipline Engineer will be responsible to the project Manager, and in relation to project quality control will be responsible for: -

  1. Inspecting and testing of the complete Electro- Mechanical work packages and carrying out surveillance of work in accordance with quality plans and technical requirements.
  2. Ensuring that all test and inspection equipment used for acceptance of the system is within the next due date of re-calibration.
  3. Assisting in the, acceptance of materials / equipment for conformance to technical specification or certificate.
  4. Liaison with Sub-contractors (if any) and ensuring that the installation of their works comply with the specifications and drawings. In particular, they will ensure that any deviation from these documents and the quality plan is brought to the immediate attention of the Project Manager.
  5. The setting out of the works in relation to the working drawings.

2.4 SUPERVISORS

The supervisors shall be responsible to the Discipline Engineer for the supervision and workmanship of the direct labour force including those personnel engaged directly by Sub-contractors (if any).

2.5 STOREMAN

The Store man will be responsible for ensuring that documented records are maintained for all items received and dispatched from the stores.