Service Agreement (Electrical Contractor)

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This Electrical Contractor Services Agreement is between a property owner and a contractor who will perform electrical services on a home or a commercial property. It is important that this agreement be set out in writing as it specifies the scope of the work and how much the contractor will be paid.

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This Electrical Contractor Services Agreement is between a client and a contractor who will perform electrical work. This agreement sets out the terms of the arrangement including the location and the days and hours the electrician can work, the quality of the workmanship and guarantee of materials used. This agreement also sets forth how much the electrical contractor will be paid for the project. It is imperative that this service agreement be set out in writing rather than by oral communication. A written Electrical Contractor Services Agreement will be useful in the event there are disagreements or miscommunications as to the scope of the electrical work to be performed.

This Electrical Contractor Services Agreement contains the following provisions:
  • Parties: Sets forth the name and address of the client/property owner and the electrical contractor;
  • Scope of Work: Sets forth the scope of work to be performed which is set out in specific detail in Schedule 2;
  • Quality: Contractor shall use trained and experienced workmen and perform all work according to industry standards;
  • Payment/Other Expenses: States how much the electrical contractor will be paid and any expenses which will be paid by the property owner;
  • Insurance: Sets forth the insurance requirements of both the contractor and the owner;
  • Warranty and Indemnity: Contractor warrants the workmanship and materials for five years;
  • Term/Termination: Sets out the commencement date and options if either the owner or contractor wants to terminate the agreement;
  • Dispute Resolution: All disputes will be settled according to the rules of the American Arbitration Association;
  • Signature: Both owner and electrical contractor must sign the agreement.

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Electrical Contractor
Services Agreement

 

 

THIS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is made as of this [date] day of [month], 2011 (the "Agreement Date") by and among
[name], of [address] (the "Owner"), and
[name], a [address] corporation (the "Contractor")
RECITALS
WHEREAS, Owner is the lawful owner of the Property, whose description is stated in Schedule 1-Property Description; and
WHEREAS, Owner desires certain electrical installation work to be carried out at the Property as per the Scope of Work specified in Schedule 2 and Contractor has agreed to perform such work, on the terms and conditions mentioned herein below;
Now, therefore, the Parties agree as follows:
1.   SCOPE OF WORK
 
1.1   Contractor will perform the work as per specifications mention in Schedule 2-Scope of Work.
1.2   Contractor will provide the service during normal business hours Monday thru Friday ___ am to ___ pm.
 
1.3   This agreement is an electrical installation for the purpose of installation of electrical equipment at the Property.
 
2.   QUALITY 
 
2.1   Contractor shall use trained and experienced workmen having all necessary skills needed to satisfactorily complete the work. Contractor shall finish the work on schedule.
 
2.2   Contractor shall guarantee all material to be as specified.
 
2.3   Contractor shall perform the work in a workmanlike manner according to industry standard practices. Any deviation from agreed specifications, involving extra costs, will be executed only after written confirmation of Owner is obtained in advance.
 
3.   PAYMENT
 
3.1   Owner shall pay an advance payment of $ ____ to Contractor ___ weeks prior to the commencement of the work. Another payment of $ ___ will be paid, upon completion of 50% of the work. The balance of $___ will be paid upon full and satisfactory completion of the work.
3.2   Any pre-approved additional cost will be paid as per agreement between the Parties.
 
4.   INSURANCE
 
4.1   Prior to the execution of any work, Contractor will obtain General Liability Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance and will provide Certificates of Insurance to Owner, with Owner named as Certificate Holder.
5.   WARRANTY & INDEMNITY
5.1   Contractor warrants the quality of all materials and workmanship for a period of five years. Any defects in the materials or workmanship will be repaired or replaced at no cost to Owner.
5.2   Contractor shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Owner against all claims, liabilities, expenses, costs, loss or damage of whatsoever nature (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis incurred by Owner) brought against, suffered or incurred by Owner, and defend any suit brought against Owner, arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, including without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing:
a.   Any breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement by the Contractor;
b.   Any act, omission, fraud and negligence or default whatsoever of sub-contractors, employees or agents employed by Contractor to perform its obligations hereunder;
c.   Any wrongful, incorrect, dishonest, criminal, fraudulent or negligent work, misfeasance, bad faith, disregard of its duties and obligations hereunder, service, act or omission of /by Contractor or any of its personnel.
 
6.   TERM & TERMINATION
6.1   Term. This Agreement shall commence from the Commencement Date specified in Schedule 1, and continue for a period of ___ years, unless terminated earlier by the Owner.
6.2   Termination. Owner shall have the option to terminate this Agreement, 
a.   In the event that the Contractor fails to complete any part of the work on the deadlines agreed with Owner, and as agreed in Schedule 1;
b.   In the event that the Contractor is in material breach of any of its covenants under this Agreement and where capable of remedy, fails to remedy such breach within fifteen (15) days of being notified by Owner to remedy the breach.
 
6.3   Without prejudice to any other rights or remedies it may have, Owner shall have the right at any time to terminate the Agreement forthwith by serving a written notice of termination on  Contractor:
a.   Contractor becomes insolvent or ceases to trade or enters into any composition with its creditors; or
b.   A bankruptcy order is made against Contractor; or
c.   A Receiver or an Administrative Receiver is appointed in respect of any of Contractor 's assets; or
d.   An order to wind up Contractors business is made or a Liquidator is appointed in respect of Contractor (otherwise than for the purposes of reconstruction or amalgamation).
e.   If Contractor is prevented from providing the services by any court, other judicial, quasi-judicial, governmental orders, for any reasons attributable to Contractor.
 
6.4   Effect of Termination. Notwithstanding any other rights and remedies provided elsewhere in the Agreement, on termination of this Agreement with effect from the effective date of termination and thereafter:
a.   Neither Party will represent the other Party in any of its dealings.
b.   The expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever shall not affect any obligation of either Party having accrued under the Agreement prior to the expiration or termination of this Agreement and such expiration or termination shall be without prejudice to any liabilities of either Party to the other Party existing at the date of expiration or termination of this Agreement.
 
7.   EXPENSES
7.1   Contractor agrees to bear all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses and costs (including reasonable attorney and other professional fees and expenses) incurred in connection with the transactions contemplated by Agreement.
8.    ASSIGNMENT
8.1   This Agreement may not be assigned by Contractor without the prior written consent of the Owner. Subject to the foregoing, all of the terms and provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of and be enforceable by the successors and assigns of the parties. Any attempted assignment of this Agreement by the Contractor in violation of this section shall be null and void.
9.   MISCELLANEOUS  
9.1   Waiver. Any term or provision of this Agreement may be waived at any time by the party entitled to the benefit thereof by a written instrument executed by such party.
9.2    Notices. Any notice, request, demand, waiver, consent, approval or other communication which is required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed given only if delivered personally (to the attention of the person identified) to the address of such person maintained on the book and records of the party sending the notice, or sent by telecopy, telegram or by certified mail, postage prepaid, or to such other address as the addressee may have specified in a notice duly given to the sender as provided herein. Such notice, request, demand, waiver, consent, approval or other communication will be deemed to have been given as of the date so delivered or telegraphed or, if mailed, three business days after the date so mailed.
9.3    Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by, and interpreted and enforced in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of _________.
9.4   No Benefit to Others. The representations, warranties, covenants and agreements contained in this Agreement are for the sole benefit of the parties hereto and their executors, legal representatives, successors and assigns, and they shall not be construed as conferring and are not intended to confer any rights on any other persons.
9.5   Contents of Agreement. This Agreement together with any documents referred to herein set forth the entire agreement of the parties hereto and supersede any prior agreement or understanding of the parties with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby. This Agreement may not be amended except by an instrument in writing signed by each of the parties hereto, and no claimed amendment, modification, termination or waiver shall be binding unless in writing and signed by the party against whom or which such claimed amendment, modification, termination or waiver is sought to be enforced.
9.6   Severability. Any provision of this Agreement which is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without invalidating or rendering unenforceable the remaining provisions hereof, and any such invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable such provision in any other jurisdiction.
9.7   Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, which when taken together, shall constitute but one and the same instrument. Any and all counterparts may be executed by facsimile.
10.   DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION
10.1   The Parties agree to negotiate in good faith to resolve any dispute between them arising out of, under or in connection with this Agreement. In the event the negotiations do not resolve the dispute to the reasonable satisfaction of the Parties, then each Party shall nominate a person of respectable professional standing and unimpeachable conduct as its representative.  These representatives shall, within thirty (30) days of a written request by any Party to call such a meeting, meet in person and shall attempt in good faith to resolve the dispute.
10.2   Upon the Parties being unable to appoint the representatives as aforesaid, or if the disputes cannot be resolved by such representatives in such meeting as aforesaid, then in such an event, the disputes or differences shall be submitted to final and binding arbitration at the request of either Party upon written notice to that effect to the other Party. In the event of such arbitration:
a.   Such arbitration shall be in accordance with the rules of American Arbitration Association (or any amendment thereof) (which are deemed to be incorporated in this Agreement by reference). All proceedings of such arbitration shall be in the English language.  The venue of arbitration shall be _______.
b.   The arbitration panel shall consist of three arbitrators, one arbitrator to be appointed by each of the Parties and the third arbitrator to be appointed by two arbitrators so appointed.
c.   Arbitration awards rendered shall be final and binding and.  The losing Party, as determined by arbitrators, shall pay all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys fees) incurred by the prevailing Party, as determined by the arbitrators, in connection with any dispute unless the arbitrators direct otherwise.
d.   Nothing shall preclude a Party from seeking interim or permanent equitable or injunctive relief, or both, from any court having jurisdiction to grant the same. The pursuit of equitable or injunctive relief shall not be a waiver of the duty of the Parties to pursue any remedy for actual monetary damages through the arbitration described in this Section.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each Party hereto has signed, or caused to be signed by its officer thereunto duly authorized, this Agreement as of the date first above written.
 
Owner
               
Name:               
Title:               
 
Contractor
               
Name:               
Title:               
SCHEDULE 1
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
 
 
SCHEDULE 2
SCOPE OF WORK
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