Person who is responsible for a) setting design standards for and co-ordinating and integrating the design of designers. and b) co-ordinating advice on design related issues by designers and providing design advice. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).
|Level of Service||
The defined service quality for a particular activity or service area against which service performance may be measured. Service levels usually relate to quality, quantity, reliability, responsiveness, environmental acceptability and cost. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).
A measure of the anticipated period an asset or component will be able to provide the required service e.g. time, number of cycles, distance intervals, etc. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).
The cycle of activities that an asset (or facility) goes through while it retains an identity as a particular asset i.e. from planning and design to decommissioning or disposal. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).
|Life-cycle costing/life cycle cost (module 3)||
Life-cycle costing (or total cost of ownership) is estimation at the planning stage of an asset of all cost involved in the acquisition, operation, maintenance and disposal of an asset and forms the basis to monitor the performance of the asset against the planned cost over the lifecycle of the asset. Depending on the policy of the organisation, lifecycle costing may include the services cost. The total cost of an asset throughout its life including planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation, maintenance, rehabilitation, disposal and financing costs. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).
|Logistic support plan||
A plan which establishes the organisational structure required for the operation and maintenance of the asset resulting from the package over life span, and office, stores, furniture, equipment, information technology and staff training requirements to run operation and maintenance facilities as well as engineering infrastructure. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).