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ID
10-509-1449
Name
Post-Disaster Complex Structural Condition Evaluator
Status
Published
Version
1.0
Updated
6/30/2020 8:17:22 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
Not Specified
Overall Function
The Post-Disaster Complex Structural Condition Evaluator conducts Detailed Evaluations of structurally complex buildings or conditions in incident areas, in accordance with Applied Technology Council (ATC) ATC-20-1 and ATC-45 guidance
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 Post-Disaster Complex Structural Condition Evaluator conducts Detailed Evaluations of difficult, complex, or structurally significant buildings or conditions in incident areas, in accordance with ATC-20-1 and ATC-45 guidance
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 5. One of the following: a. International Code Council (ICC) When Disaster Strikes Institute b. State-approved training program such as California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Safety Assessment Program (SAP) c. ATC-20 and ATC-45 programs with additional concepts of operations training
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Ten years of combined experience in building design and analysis, including evaluation of existing structures, field investigation, and construction observation
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 1Currently licensed as one of the following: 1. Structural Engineer 2. Professional Engineer with a specialization in structures 3. 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 supplement a NIMS typed Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Team when dealing with difficult, complex, or structurally significant buildings in incident areas
Requestor provides access to additional structural information, such as materials, 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, 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