Plan B Group – Maintaining the Highest AA Electrical Ratings

The results are in from the latest CitiPower and Powercor Field Audit and Quality Auditing Program. Our persistent dedication to achieving the highest standards has us ranked industry leaders, yet again maintaining our AA rating.

These ratings help differentiate the quality and outcomes of VEDN Electrical Audit companies and Option 2 Project Managers, reassuring developers that our Electrical Consultants can continue to deliver their projects with expertise and ultimate efficiency.

 

What you get working with Plan B Group.

Plan B offers the convenience of a one-stop shop for all your land development electrical needs. When you work with us you can be confident that you’re working with the highest-rated PM2 in the industry and the best AA-rated electrical auditing company to boot.

  • Plan B Services Project Manager – AA Rated
  • Plan B Auditing – AA Rated

 

What are the AA benefits for your development?

The Powercor Field Audit and Quality Group rating results represent far more than just a letter or number. The ratings’ incentives enable developers the opportunity to have a more streamlined and efficient Final Network Audit – and from recent project auditing results, our clients who engage the combination of Plan B Services and Plan B Auditing have significantly reduced costs and have removed up to four weeks off their development program.

Plan B’s VEDN Electrical Audit Rating incentives and benefits to our clients include:

  • AA Compliance Audits – our clients are eligible for a reduction to the audit regime with only 40% completed as Desktop audits.
    • In comparison to A/ B rating of 100% site audits.
  • AA Reduced Audits – our clients are eligible for a reduction to the audit regime with only 60% of site audits inspected.
    • In comparison to A/ B rating of 100% site audits.
  • AA Reduced Excavations – our clients are eligible for a reduction in site excavations with only 30% of site excavations required.
    • In comparison to A/ B rating of 60% site audits.
  • AA Early Access to Statement of Compliance – No requirement for an Approved Final Audit as a pre-condition qualifying for earlier SoC.
    • B Ratings and below require an Approved Final Audit
  • AA Time Saving – Greater flexibility as auditing appointments are not required (to achieve the reduced audit regime).
  • AA Risk Reduction – Confidence in reduced quantity of re-audits and non-conformances. The process is aligned to Council Engineering issuing of Practical Completion.

AA Rated Electrical Auditing Team on site

 

Performance Incentive – Final Audit Regime.

The Final Audit Inspection Regime provides performance incentives, meaning you as the developer achieve faster Statement of Compliance and less destructive Auditing on your project.

Audit Regime

Audit Booking Required

Audit Process

Desktop (AA Rated)

No

  • Desktop audit (no site attendance required)

Reduced (AA Rated)

Yes*
  • Reduced audit
  • Above ground inspection
  • No mechanical excavations

Normal

Yes

  • No change
  • As per current practice
Enhanced

Yes

  • Increased sample size
  • Additional excavations

*However, the Audit booking will still be made when where traffic management or other access considerations may be required

 

Contact the experts

Are you engaging the best AA-rated electrical auditing team?

For more information on how Plan B Services and Plan B Auditing set electrical industry standards and maintain their AA Rating, or to find out how you can accelerate compliance approval, saving you time and money on your next development, contact Tim Harris – Project Delivery Manager, today on (03) 9501 2055.

 

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