Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers


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Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers

Introduction

Brownfield redevelopment specialists and site managers manage and oversee the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for commercial, residential, or other uses. They inspect sites, identify environmental damages and contaminants, and make recommendations for remediation. There are nearly 1.1 million managers, including brownfield redevelopment specialists and site managers, employed in the United States, according to the Department of Labor.

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Median Salary

$107,480

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Employment Prospects

Good

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Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree


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Experience

Three or more years experience


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Skills

Business Management


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Personality Traits

Conventional

Earnings

Salaries for brownfield redevelopment specialists and site managers vary depending on their education, experience, type of employer, and the nature of their projects. The Department of Labor includes brownfield redevelopment specialists with managers, all others not listed in other DOL categories. These managers earned median annual wages of $107,480 in May 2018. Recruiter.com reports salaries ...

Work Environment

Each work day is different for brownfield redevelopment specialists and site managers. They spend part of their time outdoors, inspecting and taking samples at abandoned sites such as factories, military test sites, and even old mines. The sites are often dirty and hazardous, filled with debris, uneven foundations, and unstable structures. They follow safety precautions by wearing proper gear a...

Outlook

Brownfield redevelopment specialists and site managers will have good job prospects in the coming years, according to the O*Net Resource Center. Interest in redeveloping industrial and commercial properties will continue to grow, and brownfield specialists and site managers will continue to be needed to oversee redevelopment projects and teams. Developers, construction companies, engineering fi...

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