Installation of Chain Link Fence | Method Statement & Work Procedure

This article is about Installation of Chain Link Fence, how to install chain link fence on concrete, how to install chain link fence tension wire as per international and local standards. Following contents are covering this article are

1. PURPOSE
2. SCOPE
3. REFERENCES
4. RESPONSIBILITIES
5. MATERIALS & TOOLS
6. WORK PROCEDURE
7. QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION PLAN
8. SITE HEALTH & SAFETY
9. CONFLICTS & DEVIATIONS
10. DOCUMENTATION
11. JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS

  1. PURPOSE

    • This procedure is established to describe all activities related to chain link fence as per International standards and Aramco standards at all Buildings.
  2. SCOPE

    • This procedure covers:
      • Excavation & Backfilling for chain link fence post.
        Concreting work for chain link fence post.
        Installation of chain link fence & gate as per approved shop drawing.
  3. 3. REFERENCES

    1. International Standards
      ACI 318 Building code requirement for structural concrete
      ACI 304R Guide to measuring, Mixing, Transporting & Placing concrete
      ACI 308R Guide to curing concrete
      ASTM C39 Compressive strength of cylindrical concrete specimen
      ASTM D6938 Test method for In-place density & water content of soil & soil aggregate by nuclear method
      PIP CVS02100 Site preparation excavation & backfill specification
    2. SAUDI ARAMCO ENGINEERING STANDARDS (SAES)
      SAES M-100 Saudi Aramco Building Code
      SAES-M-006 Saudi Aramco Security & General Purpose Fencing
      SAES-Q-001 Criteria for design & construction of concrete structure
      SAES-Q-012 Criteria for design & construction of precast & pre stressed concrete structure
      SAES-A-114 Excavation & Backfill
    3. SAUDI ARAMCO MATERIAL SPECIFICATION SYSTEM (SAMSS)
      09-SAMSS-088 Aggregates for Concrete
      09-SAMSS-097 Ready Mixed Portland cement concrete
      12-SAMSS-007 Fabrication of structural & miscellaneous steel

      1. SAUDI ARAMCO STANDARD DRAWING                                                                                                                            AB-036677 Fence General
        AA-036678 Fence post & fabric details
        AB-036679 Fence Gate details
        AC-036680 Footing details
        AE-036904 L/M for fence type V
    4. SATIP
      SATIP-M-006-01 Security & General Purpose fencing
      SATIP-A-114-01 Earthwork – Site Preparation, Excavation and Backfill during
      Construction.
      SATIP-Q-001-02 Cast-In-Place Portland cement Concrete
  4. RESPONSIBILITES

    1.  Site Manager
      • The Site Manager ensures that the Site QC Sections are provided with the necessary facilities and cooperation from all Supervisor, Foreman and Labor to enable satisfactory inspection and verification of activities performed by the site civil section.
    2. Site Engineer

      • The Site Engineer has the overall responsibility for the implementation of work as per approved drawings. He shall arrange the manpower, equipment and materials required for the implementation of the works, coordinate with HSE Officer and QA/QC Site Manager involved in the tasks in accordance to the method statement.
    3. Safety Supervisor

      • The Safety Supervisor ensures that all safety management will be enforced in a ways to prevent injury to personnel, damage to Plant and/or equipment and fires.
    4. Civil Supervisor and/or Foremen

      • The Civil Supervisor and/or Foremen are solely responsible the erection of chain link fence assuring all materials installed permanently and works being implemented are in conformance with specifications and approved drawings.
    5. QC Manager :

      • He will ensure all the material & method statement is approved prior to start of work. He will explain QC requirement for installation of fence to PM, site representative & QC supervisor/inspector by coordination with them. He will ensure that fence installers are trained and skilled & if required he will arrange training for them. He will ensure that all work is inspected and accepted as per Aramco requirement & SATIP. He will identify any potential nonconformance & suggest preventive action to eliminate occurrence of nonconformance.
    6. QC Civil Inspector

      • The QC Inspector is responsible to conduct daily surveillance and inspections as necessary in accordance with this procedure and project quality requirement. Prepare quality control records and documentation to secure completion of activity for final acceptance and handover.
  5. MATERIALS & TOOLS 

    1. Back fill soil :

      • Soil used for back filling surrounding foundation shall be from approved source and having required test repots
    2. Concrete:

      • 28MPA concrete with approved mix design shall be used for chain link foundation for onsite concrete.
      • 35 MPA concrete with approved mix design shall be used for precast foundation.
    3. Chain link fence fabric, tension wire, post & fixing hardware

      • Approval for chain link fabric, tension wire, post & fixing hardware shall be taken as per approved shop drawing and ARAMCO standards.
    4. Tools & Equipment:

      • Lifting crane/equipment
  6. WORK PROCEDURE FOR CEMENT PLASTERING

    1. Excavation & Backfilling:

      1.  General excavation shall be performed after clearing and grubbing has been completed.
      2. Survey points for chain link fence post as per approved drawing shall be given to start the excavation
      3. Excavation shall be performed as required by the IFC Drawings, SASD & approved shop drawing to the dimensions, grades, elevations, formwork if required, and with allowance for compaction
      4. After acceptance of post foundation concrete, soil backfilling shall be done as per SAES-A-114 & relevant SATIP &
    2. Concreting for line & brace post foundation

      • After Excavation, survey points shall be marked on ground for position of line
      • Form work shall be prepared as per approved shop drawing and ARAMCO standard drawing.
      • Line post will be placed vertically as shown in approved It will be placed in position by providing additional support.
      • After fixing line post concreting shall be done with concrete boom placer & approved ready mixed
      • Proper vibration shall be done as per requirement for consolidation of
      • Top face of concrete shall be sloped as shown in approved drawing & as per standard.
      • Care should be taken for positioning of line post during concreting. Alignment & verticality should be check after placing concrete & when concrete is still
      • After 24 hrs form work shall be
      • Minimum 7 days curing of concreting shall be done as per ARAMCO
      • If any damaged concrete surface, it shall be repaired as per approved method of
      • If pre-cast foundation, it shall be transported and installed at site after achieving desired concrete
      • After placement of pre-cast foundation at required location, alignment, verticality and position shall be checked by
      • Backfilling shall be done after positioning of line post
    3. Chain link fence fabric & tension wire Installation:

      • Installation of chain link fence will be done by approved and trained
      • Installation of chain link fence shall be done as per approved shop drawing & ARAMCO
      • Final inspection of chain link fence will be done as per SAIC-M-1005 for bracings, alignment, verticality, straightness & damages.
      • Any damaged coating or portion shall be repaired as per ARAMCO & manufacturer’s recommendation.
  7. QUALITY CONTROL & INSPECTION PLAN

    • All materials, workmanship and inspection shall conform to all Saudi Aramco Typical  Inspection Plan, Saudi Aramco Inspection Checklist, Construction Specification, Standard Drawings and IFC Drawings.
  8. SITE HEALTH & SAFETY

    • The work shall be executed in accordance with the approved safety plan. Work permit shall  be obtained prior to any commencement of the work when required.
  9. CONFLICTS AND DEVIATIONS

    1. Any conflicts between this Specification and other applicable Saudi Aramco Materials System Specifications (SAMSSs), Engineering Standards (SAESs), Standard Drawings (SASDs) or industry standards, codes, and forms shall be resolved in writing by the Company through the Manager, Consulting Services Department. For any predefined waiver, request shall be raised before one month prior to start
    2. Direct all requests to deviate from this Specification in writing to the Company Representative, who shall follow internal company procedure SAEP-302 and forward such requests to the Manager, Consulting Services Department of Saudi Aramco, Dhahran.
  10. DOCUMENTATION

    1. Approved MAR for chain link fence
    2. Approved shop drawings
    3. Saudi Aramco Standard Drawings
    4. Approved IFC drawings
  11. CHAIN LINK FENCE JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS | RISK ASSESMENT

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