Wednesday, April 26, 2017
StS Regional Training Application

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Structures Specialist Regional Training Class    Apr 8 & 9, 2017

Time: Saturday 0750 thru 1800 and Sunday 0800 thru 1300

  • This training qualifies as Continuing Education training as recommended by the StS Position Description, and is the 3rd delivery of a new curriculum
  • Training is designed to provide a refresher in Buiding Hazard Assessment, Crane Chart Review & Cold Weather Operations Info, Monitoring Planning & Practice, and Shoring Size-up/Design. Also modules on Geotechnical Awareness, and Introduction to the new GPS Icon System will be presented.
  • Training Mission is to provide two days of individual intensive hands-on training
  • Space will be limited to maximize hands-on field training and insure Mission success
  • Class tuition is free (Meals, Lodging & Travel must be covered by Task Force, Agency, or Students)
  • A Box Lunch will be provided for Saturday at the cost of $10 per student.
  • Transportation is required from & to the airport, as well as to & from the training sites.

Training Locations:

  • Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Acadamy (NIPSTA)
  • 2300 Patriot Blvd.,Glenview IL 60026

Shipping Location:

  • MABAS-Illinois
  • Attn. Chief Kevin Lyne
  • 233 W. Hintz Rd
  • Wheeling, Il 60090

Required Equipment:

  • Laptop Computer, Calculator, Crosby Card, Notebook, & Tape Measure.
  • 1 set of StS Forms & FOG.
  • Task Force Nikon NPL-352 Total Station and tripod (1 per team of two students)
  • Attire is Official Task Force BDUs and/or Task Force T-Shirt as well as standard PPE (Helmet & Boots)

Training Agenda:

  • Saturday 0750 to 1200 - Hazard Assessment & Monitoring & Tabletops, plus Review of Crane Charts & Cold Weather Ops.
  • Saturday 1230 to 1800 - Field Exercises that provide Total Station Training and StS working on Rubble Pile to estimate weights and positioning of cranes followed by a Shoring Size-up/Design Tabletop.
  • Sunday 0800 to 1230 - Geotechnical Awareness for the StS and Introduction to the GPS new Icon System.
  • Sunday 1230 to 1300 - New info, Case Study, Unit Logs


  • Sheraton Chicage Northbrook Hotel (847)480-1900
  • 1110 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062
  • $115/night - Room block FEMA/USACE US&R
  • Book before 17March2017
  • Alternate Hotel
  • Staybridge Suites Chicago - Glenwiew (847-657-0002)
  • 2600 Lehigh, Glenview, IL 60026
  • No rooms held - Ask for Govt Rate
  • MBAS Facility Lodging (FREE)
  • 9 rooms on 1st come 1st serve w/ bed, pillow, & blankets.
  • Common Area for TV/Kitchen. No maid service.
  • 233 W Hintz Rd, Wheeling IL 60090
  • Contact Chief Kevin Lyne, 847-403-0515, or cell 630-546-9540.


  • USACE: Jeff Qunell, P.E. W: (415) 503-6616 C: (916) 502-4145
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