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- From: Solosimon(--nospam--at)aol.com
- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 1996 11:37:01 -0400
<< I would value other opinions on the review of residential roof truss shop drawings by the engineer of record...>> We requirer that the consultant (engineer) for the truss company stamp the truss layout drawing. We have this stated on the general notes and the roof/floor framing plan notes. In projects we do in CA, we also specify this in the general notes under Deferred Approvals were the shop drawings have to go back to the building department for approval. We requirer shop drawings with a stamp from an engineer for wood trusses, steel joists layout and pre-engineered metal buildings. We had similar situations as you are mentioning; different truss layouts, different bearing points, etc. We try to clearly show where are the allowed bearing points on the roof/floor framing plans since one comment we recieved from the truss supplier is that there engineer does not look at the foundation plan to see which are the bearing walls. Don't think that the suppliers at first where happy with the "additional" requirements we specified, but they have been complying with them. I guess they must tell there engineer that not only he/she has to sign the calculations but also the truss layout if they are going to do the job? We feel that we are responsible "Responsible Engineer", for each project we are doing and we dictate how the project is to be constructed (at least structurally). We tell this to the contractors (even other consultants involved with the project), but we try not to be arrogant about it, we have to learn to work with each other and move on. Simon Solorio ...
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