Project Manager/ Quality Assurance Requirement

ADD Detailing appoints a senior staff member as Project Manager. The role of the Project Manager is to ensure that programs are met, supervise the overall coordination of the project and to assist the client and company wherever possible.

In doing so, the Project Manager will personally supervise drafting activities and attend to queries raised by the client and company. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that a high degree of professionalism is maintained at all times and will report directly to ADD’s management, providing daily progress reports. A Senior Draftsman independently checks all drawings. It is also the Project Manager’s responsibility to carry out the purpose and scope of projects in accordance with AS 3902-7987. All projects are tracked through the detail and issuing for fabrication using QDMS (Quality Document Management System). This ensures that ADD Detailing can effectively document all work, and facilitates regular status reports. If necessary, we can also manage projects using Aconex and/or Microsoft Project.

Detailing Management Procedure

Preparation of shop drawings and erection drawings

The shop and erection drawings will incorporate all customer requirements, specification, codes and relevant standards to adequately procure materials, fabricate and erect the structural steel frame. To ensure and verify this, preparation which include following shall be made:

1. Job and fabricator setup

2. Prepare typical details & connection

3. Make sequence plan

4. Prepare and check Advanced Bill of Material (ABM) for ordering material

5. Make and check anchor bolt / embedment drawings

6. Make DWG log which includes all erection drawings, shop drawings, field work drawings.

Detailing manager

Need to coordinate, clarifies, resolves, and tracks information with the customer. Also should tracks and controls the associated resolutions.

  1. Construction change will be handled in accordance with the x-order procedures
  2. When other problem or errors about the design drawing arise, RFI (Request for Information) could be used.

Detailing Standards

Standards of Steel structures design such as Manual for Steel Construction (Allowable Stress Design-AIS) and Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges should be used as standard in the shop drawing detailing. Specific standard of design shall be utilized when standard other than ASI is required in the contract documents.

Checking of shop and erection drawings

Checker must be assigned by detailing manager to check all details to ensure that errors have not been made, making sure detailing procedures have been followed and that all shop and erection drawings are in full compliance with contract documents. The checker should:

1. Verify the correctness of connections in accordance with the design drawings

2. Check material listed in the bill of material in the shop drawing

3. Make sure the information on the shop drawing is presented clearly

4. Ascertain that all the steel included in the contract has been detailed

5. Initial the drawing

6. For the computer-generated shop drawings, the checking which includes determination of variables, graphics, calculating formulas and other output must be made to verify the accuracy of the software. Manual calculation could be used as a way to verify the accuracy of the software.

7. Checker must stamp or sign on the drawing after verification has been done.

Customer approval of shop drawings

All shop drawings and erection drawing must be submitted for approval before releasing for fabrication and field construction. A transmittal which includes approval status, signatures, stamps, etc will be generated and maintained.


Records will be retained as contractual requirement: Request for Information (RFI) LOG Drawing Log Advanced Bill of Material (ABM)