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Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists & Site Managers

Also called: Brownfield and Economic Development Director, Business Development Manager, Chief of Planning, Director

What they do:
Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.


Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • management
  • customer service
Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Persistence


You might use software like this on the job:

Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • ESRI ArcView
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
certificate after college
usually needed

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