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ID
7-509-1105
Name
Structural Engineer
Status
Published
Version
1.5
Updated
3/16/2021 8:50:22 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 Structural Engineer oversees, inspects and assesses impacted structures in the aftermath of an incident and makes appropriate recommendations.
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 1The Structural Engineer: 1. Oversees, inspects and assesses impacted structures and makes appropriate recommendations 2. Provides structural engineering support during emergency response and recovery operations
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering, or in architecture with a structural engineering emphasis
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
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1One year of professional engineering experience following Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Structural Engineer (SE) licensure
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The National Incident Management System (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 or engineering department
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1PE or SE
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.
1297
Notes
References
Reference
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