The Specification Services unit is part of the DoI Civil Services Division. Its main function is to provide strategic advice and support in the development and maintenance of specification and documentation systems for construction, maintenance, service, supply and consultancies for the Northern Territory Government.
Standard Specifications and Supplementary Information zip folders are available through the links below:
The Supplementary Information zip folders contain;
- Project Specific Requirements (PSRs),
- Scedules of Hold and Witness Points,
- Overview of Updates (formally Commentary),
- Project Check Lists (PCL)
|Roads||Buildings||Power and Water||Environmental Management|
|Roadworks||NATSPEC||Water Supply & Sewerage||Environmental Management|
|Road Maintenance||Small Building Works|
An Excel spread sheet template for Schedules of Rates contracts for capital works is available to DoI staff only via the DoI Procurement intranet web page under The Tiers. Select either Tier 3, or 4 or 5. Scroll down to Step 2: Going to Tender to find the link to the xls format schedule.
An Excel spreadsheet Schedule of Rates is included in the supplementary Documents folder for Road Maintenance contracts.
Technical Specifications - Buildings is password protected and use is restricted to DoI staff and external NATSPEC subscriber consultants to allow contract documentation to be prepared for Government projects. To get the user ID and password contact the Specification Services team at DocumentationServices.DoI@nt.gov.au.
The building specifications are derived from NATSPEC, the national building specification, which is protected by copyright and may only be accessed by Consultants who are current NATSPEC subscribers. For for more information refer to NATSPEC Copyright and contact the Specification Services to request access to this site.
From the ARRB Group document Specifications for Recycled Crushed Glass as an Engineering Material (12.5MB PDF), Section 9 - Recommended Specifications for RCG, is the specification currently employed by the Derpartment of Infrastructure for use in the Northern Territory.
Feedback is welcome - email DocumentationServices.DoI@nt.gov.au if you wish to comment on the applicability of this specification for Northern Territory Government Civil works in the Northern Territory.