System Support Manual Development
The BSUBAS System Support Manuals are developed in a modular, building block style, to simplify the incorporation of new/additional data, such as design/configuration changes, and to reflect as-built conditions.
BSUBAS targets SSM completion to align with the facility start-up / commissioning / acceptance milestone, With emphasis of the early completion of sections;
- Containing the information necessary to train personnel in preparation for systems and sub-system start-up / commissioning.
- Operating Procedures (SOP) for personnel responsible start-up activities.
- Construction Drawings for content verified against installed systems prior operational startup.
The expedited completion of these components are then integrated with the overall SSM manual for turnover to the Owner within a specified timeframe, allowing for reviewed as-built (red-line) drawings and deficiency punch-list items to be completed rapidly.
BSUBAS SSM delivery methods involve;
- Collection pertinent data through interviews with maintenance and operations staff, engineers, automation equipment manufacturers, installers, and integrators.
- Review of drawing and document submittals, and on-site verification of as-installed systems/equipment and related physical data collection.
- Review, analyze, and evaluate the facility at the system level using engineering/technical data collected.
- Identify/develop procedures required to attain the most efficient systems integration.
- Develop the SSM contents using terms that maintenance personnel with general technical expertise understand.
- Provide a high level of confidence to the Owner's staff through accurate content and user-friendly format.
BSUBAS feels that it is important to note that SSM procedures at the system level do not replace manufacturers' documentation for specific pieces of equipment, but rather supplements those publications and guides their use.