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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.
Construction - Sustainable Construction: Sustainable Design
Certificate of Achievement
Energy And Sustainable Technologies
AS Degree
Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology
AS Degree
Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Environmental Science
AS Degree

Environmental Compliance Inspectors

Inspect and investigate sources of pollution to protect the public and environment and ensure conformance with Federal, State, and local regulations and ordinances.
Climate Change Studies- Natural Science
Certificate of Achievement
Construction - Sustainable Construction: Sustainable Design
Certificate of Achievement
Consumer Services
AS Degree
Consumer Services
Certificate of Achievement
Desert Studies
Certificate of Achievement

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientist. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.
Advanced Air Conditioning And Direct Digital Control
Certificate of Achievement
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Certificate of Achievement
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
AS Degree
Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Certificate of Achievement
Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
AS Degree

Environmental Engineers

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.
Aquatic Specialist
Certificate of Achievement
Aquatics
Certificate of Achievement
Aquatics Specialist
Certificate of Achievement
Biological And Physical Science
AA Degree
Biological And Physical Science
AS Degree

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.
Applied Biology
AS Degree
Biodiversity Specialist
AA Degree
Biodiversity Specialist
Certificate of Achievement
Biological And Physical Sciences (and Mathematics)
AS Degree
Biological Science
AS Degree

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology
AS Degree
Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Hazardous Materials
AA Degree
Hazardous Materials
AS Degree
Hazardous Materials Specialist
AS Degree

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector. Includes environmental protection officers.
Consumer Services
AS Degree
Consumer Services
Certificate of Achievement
Energy Technology Industrial Health And Safety
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Planning And Design
Certificate of Achievement
Housing Management
AS Degree

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Collect data on work environments for analysis by occupational health and safety specialists. Implement and conduct evaluation of programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic risks to workers.
Consumer Services
AS Degree
Consumer Services
Certificate of Achievement
Energy Technology Industrial Health And Safety
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Planning And Design
Certificate of Achievement
Housing Management
AS Degree

Pest Control Workers

Apply or release chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill or remove pests and vermin that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
Ag Pest Management
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Chemicals
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture - Pest Control Advisor Preparation
Certificate of Achievement
Integrated Pest Management
AS Degree
Irrigation, Fertility And Pest Management Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Recycling Coordinators

Supervise curbside and drop-off recycling programs for municipal governments or private firms.
Agriculture - Natural Resources
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture - Natural Resources
AS Degree
Coastal Environmental Studies
AA Degree
Coastal Environmental Studies
AS Degree
Construction - Sustainable Construction: Sustainable Design
Certificate of Achievement
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