Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers

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About the Job

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

It is also Called

  • Brownfield and Economic Development Director
  • Brownfield Program Coordinator
  • Brownfield Redevelopment Site Manager
  • Brownfield Redevelopment Specialist
  • Business Development Manager
  • Chief of Planning
  • Contaminated Land Consultant
  • Contamination Consultant
  • Corridor Redevelopment Manager
  • Deputy Commissioner
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What They Do

  • Coordinate on-site activities for environmental cleanup or remediation projects to ensure compliance with environmental laws, standards, regulations, or other requirements.
  • 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.
  • Plan or implement brownfield redevelopment projects to ensure safety, quality, and compliance with applicable standards or requirements.
  • Review or evaluate environmental remediation project proposals.
  • 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.

Interests

People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: EIC.

This means people who work in this occupation generally have Enterprising interests, but also prefer Investigative and Conventional environments.

Work Values

People who work in this occupation generally prize Achievement, but also value Relationships and Working Conditions in their jobs.

Things They Need to Know

  • English Language - 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 - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Administration and Management - 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.
  • Engineering and Technology - 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.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Things They Need to Be Able to Do

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • 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.

Education Required

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages

In 2016, the average annual wage in Kansas City, MO-KS was $111,520 with most people making between $59,430 and $165,570

Outlook

3.59%
avg. annual growth

During 2014, this occupation employed approximately 3,986 people in Kansas City, MO-KS. It is projected that there will be - employed in 2024.

This occupation will have about 143 openings due to growth and about 879 replacement openings for approximately 1,022 total annual openings.



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