eBook From Green Industries to Green Jobs, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414496249
  • ISBN-13: 9781414496245
  • DDC: 333.7023
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 460 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Many of tomorrow's fastest-growing jobs are in so-called "green" industries and require new skills. What are these occupations? Which jobs provide the greatest opportunity for the future? And how do you get trained for them?

From Green Industries to Green Jobs answers these questions and more, presenting occupational profiles, alongside overviews of the green job, that cover such details as what jobs it is most similar to, what are the required skills to perform the job, and what a typical day in the life of that job is like.

Rich with information that helps readers explore new career possibilities, From Green Industries to Green Jobs is an invaluable resource in helping today's students and workers find tomorrow's best jobs.

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Features and Benefits

  • One hundred occupational essays are covered and organized under 12 Major Green Sector descriptions.
  • Each entry includes a complete occupational profile, including overviews of the green job, what jobs it is most similar to, what are the key skills required to do the job, and what a day in the life of that job is like.
  • Covers a wide range of industries and jobs.
  • Writing style is friendly and accessible as well as factual and authoritative.
  • Bibliographies and further-reading lists.
  • Indexes.
  • Organized by 12 Major Green Sectors then by Standard Occupational Classifications as designated by occupations/jobs covered in each sector.
  • Organized by Green Sector then by Standard Occupational Classification.
  • Ideally suited for employment counselors, job seekers, and job changers.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414496230 | ISBN-13: 9781414496238

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface .
GREEN SECTOR: AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-9012.00 - Farmers and Ranchers.
13-1021.00 - Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products.
19-4099.02 - Precision Agriculture Technicians.
45-1011.07 - First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers.
45-2011.00 - Agricultural Inspectors.
GREEN SECTOR: ENERGY AND CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE SECTOR OVERVIEW.
51-8013.00 - Power Plant Operators.
GREEN SECTOR: ENERGY EFFICIENCY SECTOR OVERVIEW.
13-1151.00 - Training and Development Specialists.
47-2131.00 - Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall.
GREEN SECTOR: ENERGY TRADING SECTOR OVERVIEW.
n/a - Carbon Credit Traders.
n/a - Carbon Trading Analysts.
13-2099.03 - Investment Underwriters.
41-3099.01 - Energy Brokers.
41-3031.03 - Securities and Commodities Traders.
GREEN SECTOR: ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-9121.00 - Natural Sciences Managers.
19-1013.00 - Soil and Plant Scientists.
19-1023.00 - Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists.
19-2021.00 - Atmospheric and Space Scientists.
19-2041.00 - Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health.
19-2043.00 - Hydrologists.
25-9021.00 - Farm and Home Management Advisors.
27-3022.00 - Reporters and Correspondents.
27-3031.00 - Public Relations Specialists.
33-3031.00 - Fish and Game Wardens.
GREEN SECTOR: GOVERNMENTAL AND REGULATORY ADMINISTRATION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-1011.03 - Chief Sustainability Officers.
11-9199.01 - Regulatory Affairs Managers.
11-9199.02 - Compliance Managers.
13-1041.07 - Regulatory Affairs Specialists.
13-1199.01 - Energy Auditors.
13-1199.05 - Sustainability Specialists.
13-2051.00 - Financial Analysts.
17-2081.00 - Environmental Engineers.
17-2161.00 - Nuclear Engineers.
19-1031.01 - Soil and Water Conservationists.
19-3051.00 - Urban and Regional Planners.
19-3099.01 - Transportation Planners.
23-1022.00 - Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators.
47-4011.00 - Construction and Building Inspectors.
51-9061.00 - Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers.
53-6051.07 - Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation.
GREEN SECTOR: GREEN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-9021.00 - Construction Managers.
17-1011.00 - Architects, Except Landscape and Naval.
17-1012.00 - Landscape Architects.
17-2051.00 - Civil Engineers.
17-2071.00 - Electrical Engineers.
17-2141.00 - Mechanical Engineers.
17-2199.03 - Energy Engineers.
17-3011.01 - Architectural Drafters.
47-2031.01 - Construction Carpenters.
47-2051.00 - Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers.
47-2061.00 - Construction Laborers.
47-2073.00 - Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators.
47-2111.00 - Electricians.
47-2152.01 - Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters.
47-2152.02 - Plumbers.
47-2181.00 - Roofers.
49-9021.01 - Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers.
GREEN SECTOR: MANUFACTURING SECTOR OVERVIEW.
13-1081.01 - Logistics Engineers.
17-2199.01 - Biochemical Engineers.
17-2199.08 - Robotics Engineers.
19-2031.00 – Chemists.
27-1021.00 - Commercial and Industrial Designers.
GREEN SECTOR: RECYCLING AND WASTE REDUCTION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
47-4041.00 - Hazardous Materials Removal Workers.
53-7081.00 - Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors.
GREEN SECTOR: RENEWA BLE ENERGY GENERATION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
n/a - Biomass Plant Engineers.
n/a - Solar Power Plant Technicians.
n/a - Sustainable Design Specialists.
17-2199.10 - Wind Energy Engineers.
17-2199.11 - Solar Energy Systems Engineers.
41-4011.07 - Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors.
47-1011.03 - Solar Energy Installation Managers.
47-2231.00 - Solar Photovoltaic Installers.
47-4099.02 - Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians.
49-9099.01 - Geothermal Technicians.
49-9081.00 - Wind Turbine Service Technicians.
51-4041.00 - Machinists.
51-8099.03 - Biomass Plant Technicians.
GREEN SECTOR: RESEARCH, DESIGN, AND CONSULTING SERVICES SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-2021.00 - Marketing Managers.
13-2052.00 - Personal Financial Advisors.
17-2112.00 - Industrial Engineers.
41-4011.00 - Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products.
GREEN SECTOR: TRANSPORTATION SECTOR OVERVIEW.
11-3071.01 - Transportation Managers.
11-9199.04 - Supply Chain Managers.
11-3071.03 - Logistics Managers.
13-1081.02 - Logistics Analysts.
17-2011.00 - Aerospace Engineers.
17-2051.01 - Transportation Engineers.
17-2072.00 - Electronics Engineers, Except Computer.
17-2141.01 - Fuel Cell Engineers.
17-2141.02 - Automotive Engineers.
17-3027.01 - Automotive Engineering Technicians.
17-3029.10 - Fuel Cell Technicians.
43-5011.01 - Freight Forwarders.
43-5032.00 - Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance.
43-5071.00 - Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks.
47-4061.00 - Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators.
49-3023.02 - Automotive Specialty Technicians.
49-3031.00 - Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists.
53-3021.00 - Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity.
53-3032.00 - Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer.
53-4011.00 - Locomotive Engineers.
Index.