Sample Earthquake Engineer Resume

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Edward Brown
6901 West Main 26 Street,
Castle Rock, WA, 98611
222-222-2222
[email]

Summary

An accomplished engineer who has exceptional and outstanding record and proven experience in earthquake engineering, with superior and practical experience in understanding seismic activities, measurements, hazards identification, analysis of earthquake related-data important in construction of buildings, designs and models ; has supported procurement and construction projects and has performed research and performed tests essential in arriving at an effective and reliable technical solution; has performed various engineering works in the planning and design of projects; has strong organizational skills to correlate plans, research and services; has provided consulting services to brokerage and insurance firms which involved collaboration with teams of statisticians, structural engineers, seismologists and geologists.

Professional Experience:

Earthquake ManagerApril 2007– Present
ABB Reliability Services, Westerville, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of engineers and scientists in the design, implementation and validation of commercial earthquake models.
  • Defined model requirements with the help of software services team, geophysicists and geologists.
  • Actively involved in hazard assessment procedures and design modeling.
  • Established and managed group project schedules, project component resources and delivery commitments.
  • Provided recommendations on how to improve building constructions and components materials, design and automation of earthquake early-detection devices.

Research Manager (Earthquakes) April 2000 – July 2007
ABB Reliability Services, Westerville, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Acquired data, handled building inventory and vulnerability analysis when subjected to earthquakes.
  • Developed fragility curves and monetary loss curves of structures and public components subjected to earthquakes for the regions of interest.
  • Researched on building vulnerabilities versus standard earthquake portfolio risk analysis models.
  • Identified measures and wrote manuals on the procedures of risk assessment and management.
  • Provided technical support and counsel regarding earthquake modeling techniques and design.

Geophysicist/Geologist April 1994– March 2000
Apex Companies, Boston MA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of engineers and scientists in the design, implementation and validation of commercial earthquake models.
  • Defined model requirements with the help of software services team, geophysicists and geologists.
  • Actively involved in hazard assessment procedures and design modeling.
  • Established and managed group project schedules, project component resources and delivery commitments.
  • Provided recommendations on how to improve building constructions and components materials, design and automation of earthquake early-detection devices.

Research Manager (Earthquakes) April 2000 – July 2007
ABB Reliability Services, Westerville, Ohio

Education

1994-2000 PhD in Earthquake and/or Structural Engineering
Stanford University, CA

1992-1994 Masters Degree in Seismology
Indiana University, IN

1988-1992Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Major in Earthquake Engineering
Indiana University, IN

Skills:

  • Highly motivated, team player, keen on details
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Analytical and theoretical interpretation skills
  • Exceptional knowledge and ability in mathematics, chemistry and physics
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Knowledge of EM, GPR, seismic resistivity, marine geophysics
  • Knowledge of Oasis Montaj, ACAD, programming with FORTRAN and/or C/C++ a plus
  • Knowledge of earthquake hazard and engineering, structural design
  • Risk modeling experience

Awards and Affiliations

International Association of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Member
International Association of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Hall of Fame Awardee, 2008

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