Water System – Grand Canyon, AZ

140P20-18-C-0018

NORTH RIM POTABLE WATER, GRAND CANYON

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The project location includes the areas from the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) near the north end and spans down to the Grand Canyon Lodge to the south. Work was performed within the WWTP area, administration area, campground area, employee dining rooms area, the main road, and the Lodge area.

The North Rim entrance near WWTP elevation is 8,320 feet above sea level and the Grand Canyon Lodge is 8,220 feet above sea level. Access is by Highway 67. The work consisted of portions of the 83-year old potable water underground distribution system, including water mains, sub-mains, service laterals, and select fire hydrants. New pipes include drains, fittings, and valves.

TITAN provided an SSHO and QC Management to the project.

AT A GLANCE

Project Type Government
TITAN Role Quality Control Manager and SSHO
Client Redpoint Contracting

QC MANAGER SCOPE OF WORK

  • Procedures for tracking preparatory, initial, and follow-up control phases; control, verification, and acceptance tests including documentation
  • Coordination of project logistics, materials and equipment
  • Managing the day-to-day quality control activities
  • Kept designated personnel and management staff apprised of status of work
  • Ensured all reports were prepared and submitted in accordance with the QC Plan, including the Daily Quality Control Reports
  • Maintained all the project quality control files
  • Reported and logged any work not meeting Spec requirements
  • Recorded all data in QCS database

SSHO SCOPE OF WORK

  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Enforced USACE EM 385-1-1 and held the project to OSHA standards
  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Managed all phases of safety control
  • Conducted daily safety inspections
  • Conducted daily safety briefings and weekly toolbox talks
  • Kept list of deficient safety items and maintained list until all safety deficiencies were addressed
  • Coordinated with Government QA onsite for all safety items
  • Ensured public safety with additional warning signs and barriers
  • Maintained OSHA 300 Form and Daily Production reports
  • Kept photo logs of all safety issues
  • Attended pre-construction conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory inspection meeting, and periodic in-progress meetings
  • Enforced accepted APPS and AHAs
  • Spoke to local businesses and discussed safety issues with their patrons with our current operations