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11-9199.11 - Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers


Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.


Key Facts
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Bright Outlook
1
Career Details
Green Job
Career Details
Current Employment
985,600
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Forecasted Employment
1,023,600
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Change in Employment
+38,000
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Change in Employment %
+3.9%
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Tasks
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Tasks
The tasks listed below can be performed to prepare you for a career in this field.
Core
  • Review or evaluate environmental remediation project proposals.
  • Review or evaluate designs for contaminant treatment or disposal facilities.
  • Prepare reports or presentations to communicate brownfield redevelopment needs, status, or progress.
  • Negotiate contracts for services or materials needed for environmental remediation.
  • Prepare and submit permit applications for demolition, cleanup, remediation, or construction projects.
  • Maintain records of decisions, actions, and progress related to environmental redevelopment projects.
  • Inspect sites to assess environmental damage or monitor cleanup progress.
  • Plan or implement brownfield redevelopment projects to ensure safety, quality, and compliance with applicable standards or requirements.
  • Identify environmental contamination sources.
  • Estimate costs for environmental cleanup and remediation of land redevelopment projects.
  • Design or implement plans for surface or ground water remediation.
  • Design or implement plans for structural demolition and debris removal.
  • Design or implement measures to improve the water, air, and soil quality of military test sites, abandoned mine land, or other contaminated sites.
  • Design or conduct environmental restoration studies.
  • Coordinate the disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Coordinate on-site activities for environmental cleanup or remediation projects to ensure compliance with environmental laws, standards, regulations, or other requirements.
  • Conduct quantitative risk assessments for human health, environmental, or other risks.
  • Conduct feasibility or cost-benefit studies for environmental remediation projects.
  • Develop or implement plans for the sustainable regeneration of brownfield sites to ensure regeneration of a wider area by providing environmental protection or economic and social benefits.
  • Identify and apply for project funding.
Supplemental
  • Provide training on hazardous material or waste cleanup procedures and technologies.
  • Provide expert witness testimony on issues such as soil, air, or water contamination and associated cleanup measures.
  • Develop or implement plans for revegetation of brownfield sites.
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
Knowledge
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Knowledge

The items listed below are organized into sections that contain knowledge useful for pursuing a career in this field. Each section also contains a "Percentage of Importance" statistic that shows how relevant an item is to the occupation.
 English Language
  • 81%
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
 Law and Government
  • 73%
    Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
 Customer and Personal Service
  • 73%
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 Administration and Management
  • 72%
    Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
 Mathematics
  • 70%
    Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
 Chemistry
  • 67%
    Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
 Biology
  • 63%
    Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
 Engineering and Technology
  • 63%
    Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
 Geography
  • 58%
    Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
 Computers and Electronics
  • 57%
    Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
 Clerical
  • 55%
    Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
 Design
  • 53%
    Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
 Economics and Accounting
  • 51%
    Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
 Public Safety and Security
  • 51%
    Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
Tools
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Tools
The tools listed below include machines, equipment, tools, and software that is useful for individuals who are interested in this career.
 Personal communication devices
  • Multi-line telephone systems
 Computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Desktop computers
  • Personal computers
 Computer data input devices
  • Computer data input scanners
 Duplicating machines
  • Photocopying equipment
  • Laser facsimile machines
 Cameras
  • Digital cameras
 Audio and visual equipment
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
  • Subcentimeter global positioning system GPS units
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
Technology
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Technology
The technologies listed below include machines, equipment, tools, and software that is useful for individuals who are interested in this career.
 Business function specific software
  • Microsoft ProjectHOT
  • Microsoft SharePointHOT
  • Microsoft OfficeHOT
 Finance accounting and enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP softwareHOT
  • Oracle HyperionHOT
  • SAP Business ObjectsHOT
  • SAP softwareHOT
 Content authoring and editing software
  • Microsoft WordHOT
  • Microsoft PowerPointHOT
  • Social media sitesHOT
  • Calendar management software
  • Microsoft ExcelHOT
 Data management and query software
  • Salesforce softwareHOT
  • Microsoft AccessHOT
  • Oracle
  • Structure query language SQL
  • PostgreSQLHOT
  • TableauHOT
 Development software
  • Microsoft PowerShellHOT
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS
  • PythonHOT
 Industry specific software
  • MineSightHOT
  • Maptek Vulcan
 Information exchange software
  • Microsoft OutlookHOT
  • ESRI ArcGIS softwareHOT
  • ESRI ArcMap
  • ESRI ArcView
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
Certifications
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Certifications
The certifications listed below are useful to pursue if you are interested in a career in this field.
 Advanced
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
Licensing
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Licensing
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All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
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Northern Virginia Community College
Patrick & Henry Community College
Paul D. Camp Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Rappahannock Community College
Southside Virginia Community College
Southwest Virginia Community College
Tidewater Community College
Virginia Highlands Community College
Virginia Peninsula Community College
Virginia Western Community College
Wytheville Community College
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