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ID
7-509-1101
Name
Equipment Operator
Status
Published
Updated
1/16/2020 2:53:05 PM
Released
05/01/2007
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
An Equipment Operator performs physical activities involving the operation of vehicles and equipment for recovery and response activities
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1An Equipment Operator performs physical activities involving the operation of vehicles and equipment for recovery and response activities. This position may be in a Branch, Division, Group, Strike Team, or Task Force, based upon mission-specific activities and needs.
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1BS in engineering or equivalent practitioner experience
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 Completion of the following baseline criteria: Mission-specific training, as required
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Demonstrated experience and understanding of the concept of equipment and vehicle operation, over the last year
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 1Not Specified
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Commercial Driver's License (CDL) (State regulated)
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
1104
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017