Disaster Podcaster | S2:E19 Professional Series Part 1 - Technically Qualified

Season #2

Professional Series

Part 1 of 4 - Technically Qualified 12/2/22
Part 2 of 4 - Leadership & Culture 12/9/22
Part 3 of 4 - Structured 12/16/22
Part 4 of 4 - Be the Example 12/23/22

This is Part 1 of 4 in a series that is simply about what a professional in the restoration industry would look like. It could be in any industry truthfully.

When we think of “professional”, many things come to mind.
So let’s just say we are looking at a model that checks ALOT of boxes.

This episode hones in on the technical aspects of what it means to be professional.


  • Certifications are NOT Education
  • Certs you NEED
  • Certs you should have
  • New Services
  • Jobsite Safety

Advanced Processes

  • Ramp Up for surges/ CAT work
  • New Positions
  • Scheduling
  • Documenting
  • CPR and life health measures
  • Heat Stress General
    First Aid
  • Emergency Plan
  • JHA
  • Adaptability
  • Training
  • Broken Equipment
  • Loss of Communications

Clear SOPs

  • 80/20 Rule
  • Documented/Trainual
  • Followed By All
  • Updated Simple

Training/Development Path

  • Where does everyone start?
  • Career Path
  • Tech Levels
  • Clarity on opportunity
  • Training Culture
  • Weekly/ Monthly Meetings
  • Onsite/ Offsite training
  • Evaluations
  • When?
  • Who?
  • Outcomes?

Experienced Mentorship

  • Assign Mentors
  • Mentor Training
  • Advancement

We referenced Trainual. You can find out more here: https://start.trainual.com/g7ys23x2odwb

We know for a fact that we didn’t cover all that there is to cover about being technically qualified to be a professional. We invite you to join the conversation and share your thoughts in our exclusive community:

Restoration Nation. You can log in here: https://www.restoration-nation.net

A special thanks to our sponsor KAHI. https://kahi.io
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