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ID
7-508-1202
Name
Operations Team – Wastewater Treatment Facility
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:11:33 AM
Released
11/07/2017
Description
The Operations Team – Wastewater Treatment Facility operates wastewater facilities
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Operations Team – Wastewater Treatment Facility operates wastewater facilities of various sizes and with various conveyance facilities, treatment plants, and pump stations
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 specifies treatment type, such as primary, secondary, tertiary, or biological nutrient removal (BNR) 3. Requestor specifies disinfection type, such as chlorination or ultraviolet (UV) 4. Requestor provides lead operator familiar with the treatment process and plant shut-down and start-up procedures 5. Requestor provides plant schematics 6. Requestor specifies control systems used, such as electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic 7. Requestor specifies facility capacity in millions of gallons per day (MGD) 8. Requestor specifies necessary certifications, such as Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) or operator certifications 9. Requestor specifies any necessary safety qualifications and equipment, such as confined-space entry capabilities
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 13
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 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 12 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT PER TEAMEquipment includes a full complement of industry-specific tools necessary for the operations indicated.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11. Samplers 2. Probes 3. Operational testing equipment
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 11. Hard hat 2. Reflective vest 3. Gloves 4. Protective clothing 5. Protective footwear 6. Flashlight
Electronics Equipment Per Team1. Appropriate software includes word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs. 2. Consider other equipment and supplies as necessary based on ordering specifications.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11. Laptop computer 2. Digital camera 3. GPS 4. Appropriate software
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 11. Cell phone 2. Portable radio
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAMVehicle must be capable of traversing rough terrain, flood conditions, and adverse environmental conditions, and must carry equipment necessary for maintaining vehicle operation.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – Truck/SUV
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Repair and Start-Up Team – Wastewater Treatment Facility
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