Services

URTA Delivers

URTA Delivers
Training

Certified 2-5 day training, with organization-specific examples, scenarios, and exercises, OR custom training tailored to individual needs.

All-Hazards Incident Management Team Course 0-305

Training for Incident Command System Standard Positions, including:

  • Incident Commander
  • Liaison Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Public Information Officer
  • Operations Section Chief
  • Planning Section Chief
  • Logistics Section Chief
  • Finance/Admin Section Chiefs
  • Advanced and Intermediate
  • ICS Unit Leader Position Training
  • Agency Representative

Exercises and Evaluations - Credentialing Solutions

  • Customized exercises to fit an organization's specific needs.
  • Incident Management capability development
  • Exercises designed to meet regulatory requirements

Ongoing Support

After initial training, URTA provides:

  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • ICS Subject Matter Experts
Direct Experience

URTA Partners are leaders in the development of Incident Management Teams in the public and private sectors with over 20 IMTs successfully trained, exercised, coached, mentored, evaluated, and tested on incidents in the utility industry.

URTA Partners have provided training and mentoring in IMT and EOC planning processes for long term incidents to local governments and utilities.

URTA Partners have participated in curriculum development for national training programs as well as Utility Specific ICS courses.

URTA Partners have had roles constructing, conducting, and evaluating exercises from Tabletop to Full Scale for entities in many countries. These include National Level Exercises- NLE, statewide and regional level, FEMA Virtual Tabletop- VTTX, local agency level exercises nationwide, and utility specific exercises.

URTA Partners have delivered Incident Command training nationwide to local, state, federal, and private entities as well as several foreign nations.

More Experience

URTA Partners were instrumental in taking a major electric utility from an internal incident management system, with problems when dealing with other agencies and other organizational units within the company to where they are today; “A leader using ICS in the Utility Industry”.

URTA partners mentored utility managers, supervisors, and other employees into their dual responsibilities, their regular utility job plus members of an Incident Management Team (IMT) or Incident Support Team (IST).

We believe we are a company that has a thorough understanding of how to get an organization from where they are in using an internal incident management system prone to problems in large incidents to where they are proficient in the use of the Incident Command System, utilizing experienced Incident Management Teams.

URTA partners' experience provides an ability to recognize an organization’s internal needs and processes and adapt ICS to meet their needs.

URTA has the proven ability to take a nationally recognized FEMA ICS curriculum and adapt to the company’s needs (I-300 and I-400 as well as FEMA Position Specific Courses, but with organization-specific designed exercises).

URTA the proven ability to develop a curriculum to assist a company with external stakeholder interaction (Utility Agency Representative- AREP and Liaison Officer Courses).

URTA’s ability to develop specially designed exercises, from Tabletop to Full Scale, to improve an organization’s response, with an evaluation system recognized as the national standard.

URTA Partners have worked hand in hand with utilities on incidents for decades as well as for utilities as they have begun developing incident response management capabilities.

URTA Partners have worked at the highest levels of Incident Management as members of Type 1 Incident Management Teams in positions including Incident Commanders and Operations Section Chiefs.

URTA Partners have experience serving as ICS Subject Matter Experts- SMEs, for major oil spills including Deepwater Horizon, for electrical restoration efforts after hurricanes including Katrina/Rita, the 2017 Puerto Rico restoration and California Wildfires as well as curriculum development for several national training programs.