Plan B Services manages and facilitates the electrical application requirements for your development throughout all stages, from submitting and managing the electrical application request to the appropriate distribution network to obtaining the electrical design parameters and managing the payment process of appropriate electrical fees for the development process to commence.
OUR BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
About Plan B Services
Plan B Services delivers strategic electrical engineering, design and project management services to the land development industry. As Melbourne’s leading full-service electrical consultancy, we can assist your business with feasibility modelling, electrical administration, design, tendering and project management, providing complete solutions for your residential, commercial and industrial electrical infrastructure projects.
Our point of difference is the ability to balance your electrical requirements and timeframes with best practice and cost-effective outcomes. Our team of highly experienced designers, engineers and administration staff are on hand to provide project-specific advice throughout key stages in your development, ensuring the efficient management of your project from the initial planning and conception stage right through to completion.
Plan B is a privately owned company, that values people at its core. Be it our culture of skilled and highly motivated staff, or our focus on long-term client relationships, we understand that it is our commitment to mutual respect and understanding that is the key to our continued success.
What can Plan B Services do for you?
Plan B Services is committed to working with you to deliver premier electrical and NBN solutions for your next development. So what makes us different from our competitors?
- We offer fixed-fee pricing that includes all site meetings.
- We are Accredited Electrical Authority Project Managers, are VEDN Electrical Accredited.
- We are UDIA and Property Council Members.
- Our award-winning teams manage electrical project from concept and planning, right through to Statement of Compliance (SOC).
- Exceptional audit statistics – over 90% first-time pass rate, which is well above the industry average.
- We conduct unlimited Electrical Surveillance Inspections.
- Plan B Services has over 60 dedicated, specialist staff that are client focussed and solutions-driven.
Ask us how we can increase your project efficiency by aligning our commercial obligations.
OUR SERVICE OFFERING
From the application process right through to the design stage, we can manage all the relevant and legal electrical application requirements for your next development.
ELECTRICAL DESIGN FOR MASTER PLANNING
Plan B Services can help future-proof your developments’ longevity by producing an Electrical Authority approved plan of the electrical infrastructure required for the project.
ELECTRICAL DESIGN ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND
Our considerable experience in designing compliant electrical systems for a range of projects ensures that we are able to develop specific electrical designs for each of our clients.
Our electrical design philosophy requires a clear understanding of your project and the environmental, technical, financial and time constraints you are operating within. This ensures a crafted electrical design that is specific to your development requirements and targeted to your key result areas. We encourage strength through simplicity, which makes for efficient and cost-effective outcomes.
ELECTRICAL DESIGN AS/NZS 3000
Plan B Services will help you achieve AS/NZS 3000 compliance on any electrical circuits outside the ownership of the major electrical distribution companies within your next development.
All electrical circuits that are not owned by electrical distribution companies are required to achieve AS/NZS 3000 compliance, administered by the Office of the Chief Electrical Inspector. We have the expertise and capability to design as per these standards to ensure the correct cable sizes, protection systems and switchboards are used in the construction phase and best practice methods use to achieve compliance for your development.
ELECTRICAL TENDERING AND CONSULTING
With more than 15 years of experience in the electrical infrastructure industry, we can add real value to your project, be it in a consultative role, or by assisting in the electrical tendering process.
Our knowledge of the industry allows us to add real value in the tendering process through critical assessment and validation, and preferred contractor shortlisting right through to the construction phase. Our considerable experience in the electrical infrastructure industry allows us to provide innovative, independent advice from leading engineers and designers, who will work with your team during any stage of the planning or implementation process to achieve the best electrical design solutions.
DEVELOPER PROJECT MANAGEMENT
As an accredited Electrical Authority Project Manager, Plan B Services will keep your project on time, on budget and to plan by undertaking an active electrical project management role.
Plan B Services is accredited as an Electrical Authority Project Manager and will undertake the role as required by all Electrical Authorities. We will hold the responsibility for all relevant electrical authority documents, and uphold standards of design and construction control to ensure that each stage of your project conforms to all electrical standards.
Statement of Compliance ManagemenT
Plan B Services will also help to ensure that your project is compliant and audit-ready by working with you to produce an official Statement of Compliance (SOC).
We will help you achieve compliance by offering unlimited pre-audit inspections, pre-audit reporting to all civil and electrical contractors and ensuring all electrical authority contracts have been finalised and discharged prior to the final electrical audit request. We will also manage the procurement of all relevant electrical documentation to ensure a Statement of Compliance (SOC) is issued.
NBN AND COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
As part of our expanding Group service offering, Plan B Comms was established to manage all your NBN and Communications infrastructure requirements – in conjunction with Plan B Services on your project.
Plan B Comms was formed to specialise in and take care or all your NBN & Communication infrastructure requirements. The Plan B Comms team will work with you to develop an NBN Co. masterplan including pit and pipe design, as built-plans for approval and your NBN Co. application. Our difference is that we can offer NBN & Electrical, Plan B Services and Plan B Comms together all in the one office, and in the one trench for better delivery outcomes.
ANOTHER HAPPY CLIENT
Electrical Services Industry Segments
Our team has designed and managed various electrical design projects for a range of public and private sectors. Our expertise in producing a range of innovative solutions means our clients are ensured the best overall outcome for their development.
Our ability to provide cost-effective and efficient electrical solutions ensures the successful, timely delivery of your project. As soon as your development plan is finalised, we will produce an authority-approved plan of the electrical infrastructure, determining kiosk outcomes and voltage drop requirements.
COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL
We can produce electrical and lighting designs for any type of venture ranging from small unit developments right up to major industrial projects. Our ability to design and implement efficient electrical infrastructure requirements is paramount to achieving best practice outcomes for your development.
We understand the new technologies in safety, monitoring and automation systems required for today’s retirement villages. Our team is able to incorporate these methodologies into our electrical designs or even revert to more traditional retirement village electrical services as required.
In need of powerline relocation?
Plan B Services has designed and managed countless powerline relocation projects for both land developers and local government.
Our expertise in producing a range of solution options means our clients can choose the best overall outcome for their development. Our expertise and ability to produce budget estimates during the determination of the feasibility of relocating powerlines underground is a service often utilised by our clients.