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Instruction Q1.

Manual Overview, Distribution, and Control


1.0

PURPOSE
This instruction summarizes the organization, distribution and control of the CONSTRUCTION
QUALITY MANUAL.

2.0

SCOPE
This instruction is applicable to the Bechtel Construction Operations Incorporated (BCOI)
Construction Quality Manual.

3.0

DEFINITIONS
None

4.0

REFERENCES
None

5.0
5.1

RESPONSIBILITIES
Chief Quality Control Engineer
The BCOI Chief Quality Control Engineer is responsible to develop, distribute, and control this
manual and to implement quality program auditing to ensure the effective implementation of
the construction quality system.

5.2

Field Engineering Manager


The BCOI Field Engineering Manager is responsible to monitor the implementation of the
construction quality system.

5.3

Manager, Construction Resources and Technologies (CR&T)


The Manager, CR&T is responsible to provide management oversight of the construction
quality system and to approve this manual.

5.4

Construction Company Management


The President of Bechtel Construction Operations Incorporated is responsible to approve this
manual for use.

6.0

REQUIREMENTS

6.1

This manual establishes quality system requirements for all construction activities performed
by Bechtel. These requirements may be augmented on projects where external quality
systems are specified (e.g., ASME Codes, U.S. Code of Federal Regulations). The quality
system described in this manual meets the requirements of ISO 9001, 1994.

1997 Bechtel Corp.

Construction Quality Manual

Manual Overview, Distribution, and Control

6.2

Instruction Q1.1

This manual is subdivided into four sections with each section having one or more instructions
defining the specific requirements:
Section 1.0

General

Section 2.0

Quality System Definition

Section 3.0

Technical Requirements

Section 4.0

Field Contracts Administration

6.4
The revision status of individual instructions is indicated on the Table of Contents page of
the manual. The manual and all subsequent revisions will be approved by:
a. Manager, Construction Resources and Technologies
b. President, Bechtel Construction Operations Incorporated
6.5
6.5.1

Manual distribution and control


This manual is controlled by the Chief Quality Control Engineer. The following document
control practices shall be implemented in the preparation, approval, distribution, and receipt of
this manual, including revisions and applicable project amendments:
c. A master document control log shall be maintained to identify the current configuration or
revision status of the manual
d. Manual distribution lists shall be maintained
e. Receipt shall be acknowledged for the original issue, all subsequent revisions, and all
amendments of the manual
f. Control by either recall, destruction, or identification of obsolete or superseded manuals
g. Control of the manual in electronic format

6.5.2

Requests for revisions to this manual shall be forwarded to either the Chief Quality Control
Engineer or the Field Engineering Manager for review and disposition.

6.5.3

Manual revisions shall be reviewed and approved and issued for use in same manner as the
original document.

6.6

Project specific quality manuals and their revisions shall be approved for use in accordance
with the Project Quality Plan.

6.7

The exhibits contained in this manual are intended to illustrate typical examples only.
Adherence to the specific details shown in the exhibits is not mandatory. The use of
alternative exhibits on a project is acceptable as approved by the Project Field Engineer.

1995:Rev. 1

Construction Qualify Manual

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