Construction

Spirit Aero Upgrade

Project Description

Spirit Aero is a private facility which manufactures various parts for the aviation sector, they have a private HV network which is managed by a third-party FES. Belac were invited to tender for the upgrading of the HV ring, replacement of cable and 11kV package sub-stations, construct concrete plinths for new sub-stations

Works Included:

  • Laying three sections of HV cable between sub-stations. The terrain in each section varied slightly some on verge, some on the internal road network. All excavation was completed following safe digging practices and in line with HSG 47. 
  • Cable install as per manufacturer’s instructions, and compliance with all requirements of the NERS Accreditation. 
  • All backfilling was completed in line with RAUC specification with final surfaces ranging from class 4 roads, concrete roads, footpath and grass verge.
  • Belac jointers assisted the FES SAP with identifying/ switching/ isolating and cutting away cables to allow the removal of the old package sub-stations.
  • Some of the existing sub-station plinths were reused and others were broken out to allow upgrading for new package sub-station
  • New package sub-stations were landed, terminations and jointing completed by Belac jointers.
  • All newly installed ducting/cable and jointing position are accurately recorded and information submitted to Client on project completion. 


Project Details

  • Project Type:

    Construction

  • Client:

    FES

  • Completion Date:

  • Project Size:

  • Location:

    Scotland

  • Contact Value:

    £150,000

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