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.

Median Annual Wage: $105,060

Education: Bachelor's degree (68%); Master's degree (12%); Post-baccalaureate certificate (12%)

Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)

Related Job Titles: Director; Business Development Manager; Brownfield Program Coordinator; Brownfield and Economic Development Director; Chief of Planning; Deputy Commissioner; Director of Development; Environmental Program Manager; Manager, Division of Environmental Quality; Senior Environmental Practice Leader

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  • Estimate costs for environmental cleanup and remediation of land redevelopment projects.
  • Inspect sites to assess environmental damage or monitor cleanup progress.
  • Prepare reports or presentations to communicate brownfield redevelopment needs, status, or progress.
  • Identify environmental contamination sources.
  • Review or evaluate environmental remediation project proposals.
  • Plan or implement brownfield redevelopment projects to ensure safety, quality, and compliance with applicable standards or requirements.
  • Negotiate contracts for services or materials needed for environmental remediation.
  • Conduct feasibility or cost-benefit studies for environmental remediation projects.
  • Maintain records of decisions, actions, and progress related to environmental redevelopment projects.
  • Design or implement plans for surface or ground water remediation.
  • Design or conduct environmental restoration studies.
  • Coordinate the disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Prepare and submit permit applications for demolition, cleanup, remediation, or construction 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.
  • Conduct quantitative risk assessments for human health, environmental, or other risks.
  • Review or evaluate designs for contaminant treatment or disposal facilities.
  • 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 implement plans for structural demolition and debris removal.
  • Provide training on hazardous material or waste cleanup procedures and technologies.
  • Develop or implement plans for revegetation of brownfield sites.

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  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

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