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ID
7-508-1059
Name
Repair and Start-Up Team Lift and Pump Stations – Wastewater Facility
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:12:42 AM
Released
03/27/2013
Description
The Repair and Start-Up Team Lift and Pump Stations – Wastewater Facility repairs wastewater lift and pump stations
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Repair and Start-Up Team Lift and Pump Stations – Wastewater Facility is responsible for assessing and repairing wastewater lift stations and pump facilities of all types and sizes, including conveyance facilities, treatment plants, and pump stations. This team does not make structural repairs and other repairs of similar scale.
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, safety, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Requestor orders additional mission-specific National Incident Management System (NIMS) Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure personnel, such as mechanics, welders, electricians, and repair technicians, as single resources to supplement this team 3. Requestor provides details about types of facilities needing assessment and repair expertise, as well as any materials responders should provide 4. Requestor specifies control systems in use, such as electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic 5. Requestor specifies facility capacity in millions of gallons per day (MGD) 6. Requestor specifies voltages involved for electrical repairs 7. Requestor provides external support, such as vehicle fuel and power for phones, computers, and other rechargeable devices 8. Requestor specifies any necessary safety qualifications and equipment, such as confined-space entry, trenching, and shoring capabilities
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNone
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 24
Type 32
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31 – NIMS Wastewater Operations Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMThe NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure can be a welder, electrician, or mechanic. Requestor specifies worker specialty based on mission needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 2 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
Type 31 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
PUMP REPAIR CAPABILITY PER TEAMRequestor must provide specifics for the pump needing repair.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Wastewater facility pumps greater than 400 horsepower (HP)
Type 2Wastewater facility pumps of 26 to 400 HP
Type 3Wastewater facility pumps of 25 HP or smaller
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT PER TEAMEquipment includes a full complement of industry-specific tools necessary for repairs, such as power tools, hand tools, and pumps.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Air compressor 2. Mud pump
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PER TEAM MEMBERPPE is mission-specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Hard hat 2. Reflective vest 3. Gloves 4. Protective clothing 5. Protective footwear 6. Lock-out/tag-out equipment
Electronics Equipment Per TeamAppropriate software includes word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Laptop computer 2. Appropriate software 3. Digital multimeter with amp clamp
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAM1. Consider alternate forms of communication, such as satellite phones, based on the mission assignment and team needs. 2. Requestor provides radio specifications. 3. Provider supplies necessary chargers and backup batteries for battery-powered portable equipment.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Cell phone 2. Portable radio
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAM1. Vehicles must be capable of traversing rough terrain, flood conditions, and adverse environmental conditions, and must carry equipment necessary for maintaining vehicle operation. 2. Vehicle must have a tow hitch with diverse attachment capabilities. 3. Crane comes with qualified operator.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1  30-ton crane
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 1  10-ton equipment boom
Type 31 – Heavy-duty pickup truck with equipment boom 1 – Trailer, if pump mounted
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 509: Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
FEMA, NIMS 509: Wastewater Operations Team Leader
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016