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Incident Command System

Equipment Time Recorder


Finance, Administration
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Equipment Time Recorder - General

The Equipment Time Recorder - Under supervision of the Time Unit Leader, the Equipment Time Recorder is responsible for overseeing the recording of time for all equipment assigned to an incident.



Equipment Time Recorder - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Equipment Time Recorder are:

  • Review Common Responsibilities.

  • Set up the Equipment Time Recorder function in location designated by the Time Unit Leader.

  • Advise Ground Support Unit, Facilities Unit, and Air Support Group of the requirement to establish and maintain a file for maintaining a daily record of equipment time.

  • Assist Units in establishing a system for collecting equipment time reports.

  • Post all equipment time tickets within four hours after the end of each operational period.

  • Prepare a use and summary invoice for equipment (as required) within 12 hours after equipment arrival at the incident.

  • Submit data the to Time Unit Leader for cost effectiveness analysis.

  • Maintain current posting on all charges or credits for fuel, parts, services, and commissary.

  • Verify all time data and deductions with owner/operator of equipment.

  • Complete all forms according to agency specifications.

  • Close out forms prior to demobilization.

  • Distribute copies per agency and incident policy.

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