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Hurricane Damage Assessment specialist

STRIKE TEAM worker ready for dispatch


Gustav Saturday, August 30, 2008 4:41 AM
in to the gulf

9/ 8/05 to 7/27/06



HKA Enterprises, Inc.

& CH2M Hill working under FEMA

For HURRICANE KATRINA I brought shelters to the homeless

In New Orleans and Plaquemines parish working under Regulations, guidelines, and methods provided by the Federal disaster agency: an agency of the federal government that prepares contingency plans for use in natural disasters

I was awarded a recognition Commemorative achievement coin for my performance and dedication, I was truly proud to be part of this team. As a damage assessment specialist / inspector My duties included inspections of mobile homes and travel trailers at the staging areas as the mobile homes and trailers came in and were stored at the Air force base in Belle Chasse, La and also inspected after they were set up on location Supervised all contractors and inspected their work such as the blocking, power, water, and sewer installations.

*Performed Assessments and Surveys to determine if a location was feasible or non-feasible to place a Travel Trailer, Park model, or Mobile Home on an applicant’s site *(S.I.R‘s). site inspection request‘s

*Receive Landowner’s authorizations ingress-egress agreements

*Unit installation work order’s

*Private site installation work orders

*Temporary housing unit inspections

*Ready for occupancy status

*Lease in the applicants.

*QC/QA of all paperwork and keep track of barcodes, V.I.N. #’s, names and addresses

*Installation and Deactivation / decommissioning of travel trailers

I also had to Create, update spreadsheets daily, and Scan paperwork to the main database for the Tri-Parish’s, Orleans, and Plaquemines, Parishes.

I worked all phases of the distribution, delivery and inspection (From the Cradle to the Grave) of more than 8,000 mobile homes and travel trailers

This was a truly special job assignment and I would be proud to help in the recovery again

Will work 7/12’s or longer for the duration of the job

Harold Bennett 618-530-6924