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ID
10-509-1445
Name
Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Technical Supervisor
Status
Published
Version
1.0
Updated
6/30/2020 8:12:10 AM
Original Release
06/30/2020
Last Major Release
06/30/2020
Resource Category
Emergency Management
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Technical Supervisor (Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Technical Supervisor) provides enhanced quality assurance and consistent evaluation results in the post-disaster evaluation process
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Technical Supervisor: 1. Reports to the Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Leader 2. Answers questions regarding evaluation criteria, procedures, and appropriate conclusions, as well as language to use on placards 3. Performs spot-checks of submitted evaluations from the field and in damage photos 4. Helps decide when to perform Detailed Evaluations 5. Identifies incident trends and determines how to evaluate them 6. Advises on upcoming deployment priorities 7. Conducts just-in-time training for new inspectors upon arrival
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. All training for the NIMS Type 1 Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluator
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of specialized building practices for incident-specific hazards 2.Knowledge of damage impacts of incident-specific hazards Experience: 1. All experience for the NIMS Type 1 Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluator 2. Experience in performing building safety evaluations on deployments
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Moderate
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completes all necessary refresher trainings or exams for training courses listed above; completes all necessary recertifications
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Licensed as one of the following: 1. Structural Engineer 2. Professional Engineer with a specialization in structures 3. Registered Architect 4. AHJ-approved equivalent of one of the above certifications
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
Requestor orders this position to accompany NIMS typed Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Teams based on incident needs and complexity
Requestor specifies any necessary personnel specialty areas based on incident-specific hazards
The Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Technical Supervisor and the Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Leader may be the same individual depending on the incident scale
This position does not escort residents or provide cost estimates, advice on repairs/rebuilding, or design services
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluator
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the NQS, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016
FEMA, P-2055: Post-disaster Building Safety Evaluation Guidance, latest edition adopted
Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-254, Division D, § 1241(b)
Applied Technology Council (ATC), ATC-20-1: Field Manual: Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings, latest edition adopted
ATC, ATC-45: Field Manual: Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorms and Floods, latest edition adopted
California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Safety Assessment Program (SAP)
International Code Council (ICC), When Disaster Strikes Institute