This excerpt taken from the ADES 10-Q filed Nov 7, 2008.
Supplier Drawings Received For Approval
Suppliers shall submit drawings for approval under transmittal and preferably in electronic format. The drawings are to be submitted to the Engineering Project Manager with a copy to the Engineering Expediter. The Engineering Project Manager will indicate the primary approver and distribution of the documents to be made by the Document Control Department.
The Engineering Project Manager will indicate who should be the primary approver and the time frame for other departments to return comments to the primary approver. The Project Expediter will track the progress of the approval drawings and provide weekly status report to the Engineering Project Manager.
The primary approver will receive marked print(s), coordinate and transfer all appropriate markings to the original approval drawing, and return the drawings to the Engineering Project Manager for disposition.
Drawings will be issued to the Owner at the same time internal distribution is made. The Owner will be responsible for returning the documents and any comments to Contractor primary approver within ten (10) Business Days to satisfy the required return date set forth in the transmittal.