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Shotcrete Contractor Qualification Evaluation Checklist Five years of experience as a licensed contractor. Five shotcrete projects of similar size, scope, and shotcrete process (dry- or wet-mix), successfully completed in those 5 years with proper documentation Shotcrete Contractor self-performs all shotcrete-related work and has provided an experience listing of the minimum crew to be used on the project (refer to additional checklist for the Shotcrete FieldTeam Qualifications) Owns all necessary shotcrete specific equipment (pumps, guns, and hoses) to accomplish the job based on the specific project needs. Shotcrete Contractor has submitted sizes and models of all shotcrete equipment to be used—including full equipment backup in case of equipment breakdown Certificate as a Business in Good Standing or equivalent from the state that the company resides in Letter of bonding capacity from the bonding company or a letter of credit Company insurance in good standing and meeting all state minimum requirements. (including, but not limited to, general liability and workers’ compensation) Contractor is a Corporate Member of the ASA Contractor documents that company construction support staff (for example, Safety, General Superintendent, Project Managers, and Construction Managers) have continuing educational session credits Physical office, shop, or other business address References (preferably including those from the five shotcrete projects of similar size, scope, and shotcrete process) Company Affiliations (for example, ASA, ACI, AGC, and ABC) Contractor has disclosed any criminal or fraudulent ruling for shotcrete work against former or current company owners in a 5-year period Shotcrete Field Team Qualification Checklist Shotcrete Contractor has submitted names, positions, and experience of field team members as required for the project and generally including: 1. Project Engineer, Project Manager, or Superintendent 2. Shotcrete Foreman 3. Nozzleman (at least one ACI Certified Nozzleman on the project) 4. Gun or Pump Operator 5. Assistant Nozzlemen/Nozzlemen Trainee(s) 6. Wireman 7. Blowpipe/Air Lance Controller 8. Rodman or Finishers 9. Mixerman 10. Hose Tenders Project Engineer, Project Manager, or Superintendent—minimum 3 years of relevant experience Shotcrete Foreman—minimum 2 years of shotcrete experience Nozzleman—holds current ACI Nozzleman Certification appropriate for the work and has completed at least one similar application as a nozzleman on a similar project for the Shotcrete Contractor Gunman or Pump Operator—should have at least 1 year of experience operating the intended equipment and be familiar with all manufacturers’ safety guides and operations Assistant Nozzleman/Nozzleman Trainee—should have 6 months of experience in various shotcrete field operations that may include finishing, gun or pump operation, blowpipe/air lance control, and hose tending.When shooting, must be under the direction of an ACI Certified Nozzleman Wireman—should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in setting grades and profiles on shotcrete work Blowpipe/Air Lance Controller—should have experience in finishing shotcrete and have proven successful manipulation of the blowpipe on previous jobs as directed by anACI Certified Nozzleman, Shotcrete Foreman, or Superintendent Rodman or Finisher—has proven successful shotcrete finishing on previous shotcrete projects Mixerman—should have a minimum of 6 months of experience running the specific (or similar) mixing equipment in use on the project Shotcrete • Summer 2013 33


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