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Green New and Emerging Occupations 91 occupations   Save table (XLS/CSV)   Printable version

The following table includes Green New and Emerging (N&E) occupations. The impact of green economy activities and technologies is sufficient to create the need for unique work and worker requirements, which resulted in the generation of a new occupation relative to the O*NET taxonomy.

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O*NET-SOC 2010 Code O*NET-SOC 2010 Title
n/a Air Quality Control Specialists
17-3027.01 Automotive Engineering Technicians*
17-2141.02 Automotive Engineers*
17-2199.01 Biochemical Engineers*
51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians
11-3051.03 Biofuels Production Managers
11-9041.01 Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers
n/a Biomass Plant Engineers
51-8099.03 Biomass Plant Technicians
11-3051.04 Biomass Power Plant Managers
11-9199.11 Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers
n/a Carbon Capture and Sequestration Systems Installers
n/a Carbon Credit Traders
n/a Carbon Trading Analysts
11-1011.03 Chief Sustainability Officers
19-2041.01 Climate Change Analysts
11-9199.02 Compliance Managers*
17-3029.02 Electrical Engineering Technologists*
17-3029.03 Electromechanical Engineering Technologists*
17-3029.04 Electronics Engineering Technologists*
13-1199.01 Energy Auditors*
41-3099.01 Energy Brokers*
17-2199.03 Energy Engineers*
n/a Environmental Certification Specialists
19-3011.01 Environmental Economists
19-2041.02 Environmental Restoration Planners
13-2099.01 Financial Quantitative Analysts*
43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders*
17-2141.01 Fuel Cell Engineers*
17-3029.10 Fuel Cell Technicians*
15-1199.05 Geographic Information Systems Technicians*
15-1199.04 Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists*
11-3051.02 Geothermal Production Managers
49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians
11-2011.01 Green Marketers
n/a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Permitting Consultants
n/a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report Verifiers
51-8099.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
11-3051.06 Hydroelectric Production Managers
19-2041.03 Industrial Ecologists
17-3029.05 Industrial Engineering Technologists*
13-2099.03 Investment Underwriters*
13-1081.02 Logistics Analysts*
13-1081.01 Logistics Engineers*
11-3071.03 Logistics Managers*
17-3029.06 Manufacturing Engineering Technologists*
17-2199.04 Manufacturing Engineers*
17-3029.09 Manufacturing Production Technicians*
17-3029.07 Mechanical Engineering Technologists*
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers*
n/a Methane Capturing System Engineers/Installers/Project Managers
11-3051.05 Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
51-8099.02 Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers*
17-2199.09 Nanosystems Engineers*
17-3029.12 Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians*
17-3029.11 Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists*
17-2199.07 Photonics Engineers*
17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians*
19-4099.02 Precision Agriculture Technicians*
51-9199.01 Recycling and Reclamation Workers
53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators
11-9199.01 Regulatory Affairs Managers*
13-1041.07 Regulatory Affairs Specialists*
19-2099.01 Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists*
19-4099.03 Remote Sensing Technicians*
13-2099.02 Risk Management Specialists*
17-2199.08 Robotics Engineers*
17-3024.01 Robotics Technicians*
41-3031.03 Securities and Commodities Traders*
47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers
17-2199.11 Solar Energy Systems Engineers
47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers
n/a Solar Power Plant Technicians
41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors
47-4099.02 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians
n/a Solar Thermoelectric Plant/Concentrating Thermal Power (CSP) Plant Operators
11-9199.04 Supply Chain Managers*
13-1199.05 Sustainability Specialists
n/a Sustainable Design Specialists
n/a Testing Adjusting and Balancing TAB Technicians
17-2051.01 Transportation Engineers*
19-3099.01 Transportation Planners*
17-2199.02 Validation Engineers*
11-9121.02 Water Resource Specialists
17-2081.01 Water/Wastewater Engineers
47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians
17-2199.10 Wind Energy Engineers
11-9199.09 Wind Energy Operations Managers
11-9199.10 Wind Energy Project Managers
49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians

* denotes N&E occupations previously identified in in-demand industry clusters.