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ID
10-509-1447
Name
Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Leader
Status
Published
Version
1.0
Updated
6/30/2020 8:11:12 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 Leader (Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Leader) provides supervision, leadership, and administrative and logistical support for Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Teams
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 Leader manages the Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Teams and: 1. Provides oversight and administrative and logistical support 2. Manages staffing 3. Makes deployment decisions 4. Coordinates with outside resources 5. Coordinates team activities within the Incident Command System (ICS) structure and the AHJ's direction
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 2 Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluator 2. AHJ-approved Safety Assessment Coordinator training, such as Cal OES Safety Assessment Coordinator training, Missouri Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation (SAVE) Coalition team leader training, or similar
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: All knowledge, skills, and abilities for the NIMS Type 2 Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluator Experience: Two years of leadership and supervisory experience
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 1One or more of the following current certifications: 1. Building Inspector – International Code Council (ICC) 2. Building Plans Examiner – ICC 3. Combination Inspector – ICC 4. Certified Building Official – ICC 5. Commercial Building Inspector – ICC 6. Master Code Professional – ICC 7. Residential Building Inspector – ICC 8. Residential Combination Inspector – ICC 9. Combination Dwelling Inspector – ICC 10. Combination Plans Examiner – ICC 11. Combination Plans Examiner – ICC 12. Building Code Official – ICC 13. Construction Inspector Division II – American Construction Inspectors Association (ACIA) 14. California Division of the State Architect (DSA) Class 1 & 2 and Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Class A 15. Certified public works inspectors: Construction Inspector Division IV – ACIA 16. Professional Engineer 17. Registered Architect 18. 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
This position may preexist within the requesting Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
This position oversees Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Strike Teams within the recommended National Incident Management System (NIMS) span of control; requestor orders additional Building Safety Evaluation Strike Team Leaders as necessary to maintain span of control
Requestor provides access to structural information, such as materials, building use, and building records, if available
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)
Missouri Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation (SAVE) Coalition
International Code Council (ICC), When Disaster Strikes Institute