Roadworks R3
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Roadworks R3

R2 activities plus the majority of the following.


Typical Characteristic of Contract Work

When determining the applicable prequalification category, the Participating Agency will consider the predominance of characteristics for each project, rather than considering a single characteristic in isolation. For example; for a roadworks contract to be classified as R3, at least 5 of the 10 typical characteristics for R3 would need to be substantially applicable to the contract concerned.

General Features of Works

  • More complex intersections located at urban location.
  • Medium to large scale of works.

Earthworks

  • General earthworks exceeding 5 m in cut or fill.
  • Mechanically stabilised earth construction to a nominal 5 m in height.
  • Excavation in hard rock where blasting is likely to be required.

Pavement

  • Pavement construction using marginal materials (non – standard).
  • Pavement construction using modified materials (e.g. cement treated sub-base).
  • Deep lift asphalt.
  • Small scale concrete pavement.

Drainage

  • Special foundation and/or subgrade and subsoil drainage treatments.
  • Includes large size culverts, multiple bays and link slab culverts.

Miscellaneous

  • Permanent traffic signals for moderate to heavily trafficked intersection.

Traffic Management

  • Moderately complex worksite traffic management.
  • Typically AADT<5000 vehicles/day.
  • Multiple staging of simple traffic shift.
  • Hard wired temporary traffic signals.

Services

  • Moderately complex service relocations including conduits (e.g. electrical, communication services).

Subcontractors / Consultants

  • Non-complex design management.
  • Moderately complex project management including subcontractor management and coordination.

Stakeholder / Project Management

  • Moderately complex to complex community/stakeholder management.
  • Moderately complex environmental risk management.

Cultural Heritage and Environmental Management

  • Relocation of local flora and fauna.
  • Installation of fauna fencing.
  • Identification of culturally significant tree or sacred site.

Minimum Requirements: Company Experience

Minimum Period of Operation (approximate)

  • 4 years as a head contractor.

Experience in Successfully Delivering Contracts

  • Sound experience with the successful completion of with at least two R2 projects in the last 5 years.

Demonstrated Performance

  • The Applicant has not been responsible for a failure to complete a contract.
  • Good general performance on contracts relevant to R2.

Minimum Requirements: Company  Resources and Technical Capability

Organisational / Managerial Structure

  • The Applicant’s company structure and management structure are appropriate for the scale of projects to be undertaken in the applicable category.

Personnel

  • The Applicant has sufficient personnel available to undertake R3 projects.

Key Personnel Active in the Entity's Roadworks Operations

  • Key personnel have the qualifications and experience relevant to the duties and responsibilities of their nominated position.
  • At least half of the project managers are qualified civil engineers.
  • At least half of the key professionals/para-professionals and key supervisory staff have 5 years construction experience and at least 2 years experience each in R2-type contracts.

Plant and Equipment

  • The Applicant has demonstrated the capability to provide plant and equipment required to properly resource R3 contracts.

Minimum Requirements: Management Systems

Quality Management

  • Third party Certified to AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 by a JAS-ANZ accredited conformity assessment body.
  • Satisfactory corporate quality policy and example quality plans and ITP plans.
  • Evidence of successful utilisation of the QMS on relevant projects.
  • No unresolved major non-conformances from its certifying body.

Third party certificates must state that the certification specifically applies to road / bridge construction. A reference to other categories alone (eg civil construction) is insufficient.

Work Health and Safety (WHS)

  • Third party Certified to AS/NZS 4801 by a JAS-ANZ accredited conformity assessment body.
  • Satisfactory corporate WHS policy and example WHS plans.
  • Evidence of successful utilisation of the WHS system on relevant projects.
  • No unresolved major non-conformances from its certifying body.
  • No unresolved Improvement Notices or Infringement Notices from a regulatory body.
  • Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate for the past three years are similar to or less than industry averages.

Accreditation under the Australian Government’s Building and Construction WHS Accreditation Scheme is deemed to satisfy the WHS requirement for prequalification at all levels.

Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

  • Third party Certified to AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 by a JAS-ANZ accredited conformity assessment body.
  • Satisfactory corporate environmental policy and example environmental management plans.
  • Evidence of successful utilisation of the EMS on relevant projects.
  • No unresolved major non-conformances from its certifying body.
  • No unresolved Improvement Notices or Infringement Notices from a regulatory body.

Traffic Management

  • Satisfactory system in place for the management of traffic at worksites through properly trained and accredited in-house resources or established sub-contract arrangements.
  • Satisfactory example traffic management plan appropriate to the category applied for.

Subcontractor Management

  • Satisfactory approach to the management of subcontractors and evidence of fair dealing with subcontractors.
  • Referee comments are generally positive and no issues have been raised regarding subcontractor management.

Partnering/Relationship Management

  • Has successfully participated in partnering/relationship management at a level relevant to category R3 and demonstrates a positive attitude and willingness.

Community/Stakeholder Engagement

  • Evidence of successful community/stakeholder engagement activities on relevant past projects.

 

Updated: 9 August 2017

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