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ID
7-509-1461
Name
Mechanic
Status
Published
Version
1.0
Updated
3/16/2021 8:51:12 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 Mechanic performs preventive maintenance and repair operations on various vehicles and equipment.
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 Mechanic performs light repairs, lubrication and other preventive maintenance operations on vehicles and equipment, such as police vehicles, fire trucks, ambulances and public works equipment
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
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1One year of experience in, and demonstrated understanding of, equipment and vehicle maintenance
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 department
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1License or certification in accordance with applicable regulations, based on incident needs
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 specifies any specialized licenses or endorsements necessary, such as Class A commercial driver's license (CDL), Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification, emergency vehicle technician certification, hybrid vehicle certification, compressed natural gas certification or electric vehicle certification, based on incident needs.
1397
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