Facilities Unit Leader, FACL

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Incident Positions
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  • Serves as Food Unit Leader in none available.
  • Serves as Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative if none available.
  • Coordinates with finance/administration section to ensure that the ownership of the land on which any camp is based has been determined and agreements finalized, including pre and post inspections.
  • Inspects Shower Units to ensure compliance with contract.
  • Arranges for agency property and services as specified in contract.
  • Reviews shower unit layout plans with contractor to determine needed changes.
  • Ensures applicable use rate methodology is established upon arrival of shower unit.
  • Coordinates with contractor to establish hours of operation.
  • Reviews and approves invoices and distribute copies to appropriate personnel.
  • Obtains a briefing from supervisor, Logistics Section Chief.
  • Provides for the safety and welfare of assigned personnel to the incident.
  • Establishes and maintains positive internal and external interpersonal working relationships.
  • Maintains unit log.
  • Participates at logistics planning meetings.
  • Supervises the activities of BCMG and SECM.
  • Upon arrival, determines immediate needs and actions necessary for incident facilities and set up.
  • Communicates with BCMG(s), camp crew(s), security managers and other unit leaders and section chiefs to determine needs.
  • Organizes and provides supervision for the unit.
  • Coordinates layout and set up of incident facilities.
  • Ensures paperwork (shift tickets, time reports, and unit logs) are complete, accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Provides operation and maintenance of incident facilities and services.
  • Considers mobilization and demobilization needs throughout the incident and communicate to Logistics Section Chief.
  • Serves as contract representative for the national mobile shower contracts.
  • Demobilizes all incident facilities, services and unit personnel.
  • Completes any required performance evaluations of subordinates.
  • Rehabs all (spike and base) camp site(s) to standards set by agency administrator.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Interpersonal skill level to communicate with different contractors.
  • Basic knowledge in electricity, small engine maintenance, and carpentry.
    Qualified as BCMG.
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