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Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 11:39 AM

Position Description:


The Global Earthquake Specialist will be a member of the Catastrophe Team within Technical and Analytic Solutions. This role can be based out of any office and will have the flexibility to work from home. The primary focus of the Catastrophe Team is to provide guidelines, training and evaluations to reduce loss potentials from natural hazards. The key responsibilities for the Global Earthquake Specialist are as follows:

- Expand and maintain earthquake evaluation guidelines and tools. This includes updating existing guidelines as new information or technologies becomes available, and developing new guidelines that provide uniformity and consistency to evaluate earthquake risk and generate loss expectancies. This position will also be responsible for updating and improving current methodologies for producing complex earthquake evaluations.

- Update methodologies for assessing site-specific primary and secondary hazards associated with earthquake including ground motion, fault rupture, liquefaction, landslide, and tsunami.

- Perform site-specific earthquake evaluations and detailed reports including recommendations and loss expectancies.

- Provide earthquake evaluation training in the classroom and field to the engineering staff. This will include accurately addressing and populating primary and secondary characteristics for the CAT modeling team.

- Work closely with CAT modeling and Analytics teams to ensure engineering data and analyses is aligned with modeling and Client Centric Analytics needs.

- Keep abreast of the latest building codes, standards and loss information to ensure the approach for earthquake evaluations are the most credible in the insurance industry.


Position Requirements:

- A minimum of 6 years advanced property insurance earthquake loss control experience or equivalent experience in earthquake evaluations from other employers is required. More experienced professionals are preferred (10+ years). Candidates with less experience may be considered if they hold advanced degrees (Master's/Ph.D.) and have specialized expertise in earthquake engineering.

- High proficiency in conducting earthquake evaluations for multiple occupancies and different types of construction.

- Knowledge of design codes and other applicable worldwide earthquake standards such as the Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE 7-16).

- Ability to provide seismic design and construction plan reviews.

- Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.

- Exceptional communications and writing skills as well as presentation experience.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

- Professional Engineer designation and/or Advanced Civil/Structural degree is desired but not required.


About Us:

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Join our Talent Network at www.aig.com/talentnetwork. Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com and www.aig.com/strategyupdate | YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig | Twitter: @AIGinsurance | LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig. These references with additional information about AIG have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.


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