Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. All work must be considered new unless otherwise indicated.
2. The Contractor must check and verify all dimensions, notes, conditions in the installation area
on site before any construction work is started. All discrepancies must be reported to DPS in
writing. No extra charge of compensation will be allowed on account of any difference between
actual measurements and measurements or dimensions supplied by DPS, either verbally or in
3. The Contractor must assume full responsibility for the accuracy, fit and stability of all parts of
4. All labor, materials and installations must comply with the codes, rules and regulations of local,
state and federal authorities having jurisdiction. Any discrepancy which exists between the
requirements by the plans, specifications, said codes, rules and regulations, must be
immediately brought to the attention of DPS Facilities Department, in writing for resolution.
5. The Contractor must provide all necessary protection of existing work and newly added work.
6. The Contractor must be responsible for adequately bracing and protecting all work during
construction against damage, breakage, collapse, distortion and misalignment according to
applicable codes and standards.
7. Working hours will be between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm during the week and during the weekend
if necessary. DPS needs to be clean and ready for work as soon as work is complete. If additional
time is necessary for the specified products, schedule must be coordinated with DPS before any
8. The Contractor must repair and restore to its original condition all work and items damaged as
a result of building operations and must leave the work completed to the true intent of the
drawings and specifications and to the satisfaction of DPS.
9. Any disturbance or damage to the existing building, site or utilities resulting from either directly
or indirectly from the building operations must be promptly repaired, restored or replaced to
the satisfaction of DPS at no additional cost to DPS.
10. All materials and construction to be incorporated in the work must be in strict accordance with
the latest editions of IBC and must conform to the standards and recommendations of the
various trade institutes where applicable.
1. Contractor responsible for finding means to dispose of all items. All means of disposal is to be
at contractor’s expense.
2. All existing information is based on field observation and may not reflect all field conditions
accurately. Contractor responsible for verifying existing conditions. Notify DPS if any work
described in the documents cannot be performed due to existing field conditions.
3. Fire alarm system to be modified to accommodate floor plan changes and validate that all
code requirements are met for the remodeled office.
4. Contractor to provide labor, materials and equipment to relocate existing fire alarms and add
additional fire alarms as needed to meet code requirements.
5. Coordinate with sprinkler contractor to tie into new pre-action system in both Rooms A203 and
6. Contractor to set devices in new ceilings tiles where needed (center if possible). Other
contractor to supply ceiling tiles.
7. All fire alarm devices must match building standard and must be controlled by the existing
Simplex Model 4100ES control panel.
8. Pre- testing of fire alarms must be done before demo and after installation of equipment. DPS
contract monitor must be present for this testing.
9. Provide electronic copies of as-built drawings showing all work completed and final location of
10. Clean area daily and at completion of project for a ready to use condition.
11. Contractor is required to provide a turnkey final product. If there are any missing items not
included in this scope of work, contractor is to notify DPS in writing of any issues.