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ID
7-509-1099
Name
Engineering Manager
Status
Published
Version
1.6
Updated
3/16/2021 8:50:04 AM
Original Release
03/16/2021
Last Major Release
03/16/2021
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Engineering Manager directs, coordinates and manages the response and recovery efforts of engineering, facilities and public works services.
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Public Works Support Team or Damage Assessment Team – Public Works
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Engineering Manager: 1. Directs, coordinates, supervises and manages the response and recovery efforts of engineering, facilities and public works services 2. Manages a branch, division, group, strike team or task force, based on mission-specific activities and needs
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical or structural engineering or an equivalent public works-related field
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. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 5. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Eight years of engineering experience, with at least five years in a management-level position
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines physical/medical fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes hard hats, safety-toe boots, reflective vests, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Currently works in this position in a municipal, county, state, tribal or territorial public works department
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Professional Engineer (PE)
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.
1396
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Damage Assessment Team – Public Works
FEMA, NIMS 508: Public Works Support Team
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS), November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, October 2019