Industrial electrical projects are large endeavors. For this reason, careful planning and preparation needs to happen to ensure that the project is completed on-time and under budget. Poor preparation for any electrical project may result in delays, cost overruns, safety hazards, code violations, and incorrect installation.
Define Project Scope and Objectives
Work with your industrial electric contract company to prepare a detailed projects scope. This includes the specifications of the electrical work that needs to be completed, specific milestones for the project, and the deadline.
Gather Project Documents
At all relevant project documents, including blueprints, architectural plans, electrical specifications, and any existing maintenance records.
Complete a Site Survey
Perform a thorough site survey to assess the existing electrical infrastructure, identify potential challenges, and gather detailed measurements for equipment placement and wiring requirements.
Get Permits and Approvals
Not having all of the all necessary permits and approvals from local officials and regulatory agencies can be an extreme headache later in the process Make sure you have them in place before the project begins to ensure it’s compliant with all building codes and electrical safety standards.
Order Supplies and Equipment
Order all necessary electrical supplies, equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE) before starting the project to limit delays and ensure a good start for the project.
Develop a Detailed Project Plan
A detailed project schedule ensures that all of the people involved in the project understand their assigned tasks, determines responsibilities to the industrial electricians and other team members, and considers possible complications and contingencies to address them.
Establish Communication and Coordination
Preparation is the key to a successfully completing an industrial electrical project. Doing these tasks at beginning of the project significantly reduces the number of issues and complications that may occur while it is under way. It also ensures that the project is done right—safely, on-time, and under budget.
Let Tri-State Electrical Contractors Handle Your Industrial Electrical Project
At Tri-State Electrical, we pride ourselves on answering all your questions about your industrial electrical project. For more information, or to get a quote for your industrial electrical project call us at (423) 800-2134, fill out our simple online form, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org today.