Electrical Designs

DBZ Designs is creating innovative and practical building engineering designs in the electrical discipline, offering Electrical Engineering, Project Management, and Estimating for all types of buildings such as hospitals, retail, multi-unit development, office buildings, five star resorts and hotels. DBZ Designs are based on the Gold Coast, Queensland but have clients throughout Australia and aim to deliver each project professionally, on time and within budget. DBZ Designs has built a clientele of over 30 loyal businesses with services which include:

  • Building services
  • Switchboard schematics
  • NBN/Telstra reticulation including approvals
  • General light and power
  • Generator systems
  • Lighting control systems
  • Telecommunication systems
  • Master antenna television aerial systems
  • Security access control and CCTV systems
  • Copper and fibre optic reticulation
  • Certification of electrical systems
  • Fire and smoke detection systems
  • Sound and intercom systems
  • Building Code requirements

Project Management

DBZ designs has the technology and experience to successfully assist or run your project. Size of the projects range from residential developments to large commercial and government projects. DBZ Designs are solely focused on delivering quality and on schedule project outcomes for both yourself and your client.
With the understanding and knowledge of the electrical industry, being able to steer a project from contract negotiations to practical completions and the ability to interact with clients and consultants, our team offer the following core competencies:

  • Variations
  • Progress claims
  • Quality management
  • Scope and specification obligations
  • Code and standard requirements
  • Value engineering
  • Material procurement
  • Leadership and employee relations
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Cost planning
  • Service co-ordination
  • Client management

Electrical Estimating

Understanding the costs and client requirements is crucial to completing tenders for both residential and commercial projects. DBZ Designs deliver both specified and design & construct pricing on-time and inclusive of all electrical requirements to complete the project. Documents including reports and specifications are read with detail and all project specific items are captured to delete the risk of providing a non-conforming tender. DBZ Deisgns understand that without a strong grasp of Australian standards and building codes, the most accurate tender or budget cannot be provided. This is where DBZ Designs comprehensive experience in the construction industry sets us apart from the rest. An overview of the estimating services DBZ Designs can provide include:

  • Takeoffs
  • Price submissions
  • Specification schedules
  • Design and construct estimates
  • Value engineering
  • Site inspections
  • Dilapidation reports
  • Contract negotiations
  • Sub-contract tender reviews
  • Building budgets
  • Construction stage planning
  • Contract management

Takeoffs are Complete with Groundplan

2D Drafting

DBZ Designs competent and well experienced drafters are fully-trained to perform 2D drawings for any size electrical project. Utilising AutoCAD software, DBZ Designs can submit files in a range of formats such as dwg, dwf, pdf, jpeg and hand drawn sketches. Professionalism and time management skills allows DBZ Designs to always meet deadlines whilst keeping the upmost quality of work. 2D drafting services include :

  • Electrical site plans
  • Power and Lighting layouts
  • Single line drawings
  • Lighting control shematics
  • Fire and Emergency lighting layouts
  • Control circuits
  • Concept drawings
  • Fabrication drawings
  • Co-ordination drawings
  • Shop and As-built documents

Electrical Consultancy

With the electrical services providing a large part of a construction project, it is vital to ensure electrical works are being designed and installed not only to Australian standards and building codes but are also within the clients scope and specification. DBZ Designs are highly qualified to warrant these requirements. DBZ Designs work alongside developers and builders as the electrical representitve to review items such as tenders, contracts and variations from the electrical contactor. As there is no government requirement for electrical contractors to provide third-party inspections of completed installations, DBZ Designs inspect and finalise a defect report of the contractors work to certify the installation is to standard and a high workmanship. DBZ Designs also provide items including:

  • Defect reports
  • Practical completion reports
  • Tender assessments
  • Progress claim assessments
  • Variation reviews
  • Scope of work reviews
  • Supply authority co-ordination
  • Maximum demand reports
  • Dilpadation reports
  • Value engineering