Profile of the Mobile Equipment Bureau

Issue 11 and Volume 144.

Profile of the Mobile Equipment Bureau The main objective of the Mobile Equipment bureau is to ensure that all vehicle repairs are completed satisfactorily and in a timely manner. The bureau also handles a variety of other tasks such as repairing handheld radios and pagers, installing vehicle radios, and stripping reusable material. In addition, it repairs all small portable equipment such as power spreaders and cutters, exhaust fans, K-12 saws, and so forth. The bureau is responsible for more than 3,000 pieces of equipment. Through the Mobile Equipment Bureau, the fire department monitors the Dade County shop facility, directed by the Fleet Management Division of the county G.S.A. All vehicle and equipment repairs are processed and coordinated by the bureau. This office also reviews and coordinates vehicle specifications, modifications, and warranty repairs and oversees the allocation of loaner pool and reserve vehicles. The Metro-Dade Fire Department fleet has 301 vehicles.…

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