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Related roles: Environmental Scientist,Environmental Consultant, Environmental Specialist,Environmental Compliance Analyst, Environmental Data Analyst,Environmental Specialist


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Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Specialist, Environmental Compliance Analyst, Environmental Data Analyst, Environmental Specialist

작업 설명

America has a significant role in global environmental dynamics—mainly because of our high levels of resource consumption, waste production, and other environmental impacts. But as a nation, we’re trying to do better—and Environmental Analysts are key players in making that happen!

They evaluate and help mitigate the environmental impact of industrial processes, urban development, and other activities. They do this by conducting environmental audits, analyzing pollution, waste management, and resource use data, and then developing strategies to minimize negative impacts.

Their duties include identifying pollution sources, assessing regulatory compliance, offering viable solutions, and promoting sustainable practices. All in all, Environmental Analysts are crucial in assisting organizations and communities as they strive to reduce ecological footprints!

경력의 보람있는 측면
  • Contributing to environmental protection efforts
  • Developing strategies for pollution reduction and resource conservation
  • Helping organizations meet their sustainability goals
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근무 일정

Environmental Analysts typically work full-time, with occasional overtime required during project deadlines. Travel may be necessary for site assessments or to attend environmental conferences.

일반적인 의무

  • Conduct impact assessments and analyze environmental data using modeling and simulation tools
  • Analyze samples using Environmental Protection Agency laboratory guidelines
  • Audit and evaluate compliance with applicable environmental regulations
  • Inspect stormwater controls and review Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans; ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards
  • Develop data-driven action and mitigation plans
  • Test and treat Acid Mine Drainage water
  • Research Material Safety Data Sheets, perform Toxic Substances Control Act assessments, authorize chemical use, and administer chemical tracking, as applicable
  • Implement compliance-related programs related to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and other legislation
  • Conduct monitoring and reporting to government agencies, as required
  • Maintain records related to waste characterization
  • Prepare reports detailing findings. Use Geographic Information Systems and computer-aided drafting tools to create report maps. Offer recommendations for changes

추가 책임

  • Train and supervise junior Environmental Analysts; lead research projects
  • Research trends, best practices, and policy updates
  • Engage in public outreach and education. Participate in local initiatives
  • Keep up-to-date on regulatory changes and emerging issues
직업에 필요한 기술

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기술 능력

  • Environmental areas (e.g., air quality, water resources)
  • Environmental data collection and analysis tools
  • Environmental regulations and compliance measures
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • 지리 정보 시스템(GIS)
  • Hazardous waste and materials handling
  • 프로젝트 관리
  • Report writing and presentation
  • Statistical and data modeling tools
다양한 유형의 조직
  • Environmental consulting firms
  • 정부 기관
  • 제조 및 산업 기업
  • 비영리 단체
  • Public utilities/energy companies
  • 연구 기관
기대와 희생

Environmental Analysts are essential in evaluating and mitigating environmental impacts. The job requires an in-depth understanding of ecological systems and a commitment to continuous learning to keep up-to-date with changing regulations.

Analysts often work in multidisciplinary teams under high-pressure situations. Work hours may go beyond typical “office hours,” especially during emergencies and periods of intensive fieldwork. Travel is often involved, too, sometimes during inclement weather conditions.

Despite the demands, the role is rewarding because it allows analysts to protect our environment and boost sustainability efforts.  

현재 동향

The field of environmental analysis is rapidly evolving due to the demand to address climate and environmental issues!

There’s increased reliance on advanced technologies such as remote sensing, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), and AI (Artificial Intelligence) for more precise, comprehensive data collection and analysis. These tools allow analysts to monitor real-time changes, predict trends, and develop effective mitigation strategies.

Meanwhile, public demand is also driving transparency and accountability when it comes to environmental reporting. This is leading to stricter reporting standards and practices, and analysts help to ensure compliance in these areas.

Sustainability is another hot topic as communities, organizations, and governmental agencies focus on sustainable practices. Environmental analysts are on the frontlines of this push, devising and implementing strategies that balance economic growth with ecological preservation. 

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Individuals who become Environmental Analysts likely had a passion for nature and the environment from a young age. They might have been interested in outdoor activities, science, and environmental clubs, and may have been drawn to subjects like biology, geography, and environmental studies.

교육 및 훈련 필요
  • Per Zippia, education levels based on job postings show that 75% of workers in this field hold at least a bachelor’s and 15% have a master’s
  • Common majors for this field are environmental science, ecology, geology, biology, and chemistry
  • Relevant college class topics include:
  1. Air and Water Quality Management
  2. Climate Change and Sustainability
  3. Data Analysis and Statistics
  4. Ecology and Ecosystem Management
  5. Environmental Law and Compliance
  6. Environmental Science and Policy
  7. 지리 정보 시스템
  8. 수문학 및 수자원
  9. Toxicology and Public Health
  10. Waste Management and Pollution Control
  • Graduates may have to first build up job experience as interns, research assistants, or environmental scientists
  • In addition, analysts can expect 6-12 months of on-the-job training
  • Optional certifications that can boost one’s credentials, too, such as:
  1. Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals’ Certified Environmental Professional
  2. American Institute of Professional Geologists’ Professional Geologist
  3. Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Manager
  4. Institute of Hazardous Materials Management’s Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  5. National Registry of Environmental Professionals’ Certified Environmental Scientist
  6. Society of Wetland Scientists’ Professional Wetland Scientist
  7. U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional
  • Grad students may wish to pursue advanced specialization certificates such as a graduate certificate in Environmental Geographic Information Science 
대학에서 찾아야 할 것들
  • Look for accredited colleges offering majors in environmental science, ecology, geology, biology, chemistry, or related fields
  • 캠퍼스 내, 온라인 또는 하이브리드 프로그램에 등록할지 여부를 결정할 때 일정과 유연성에 대해 생각하십시오.
  • Seek programs with fieldwork, internships, and research opportunities
  • 수업료, 할인 및 지역 장학금 기회 비용을 고려하십시오 (연방 지원 이외에)
  • 프로그램의 교수진 상 및 업적을 고려하십시오.
  • Check out the program’s facilities if you plan to attend in person. Well-funded programs should have cutting-edge research spaces and equipment
  • Look for affiliated centers and institutes. Popular programs often 
    collaborate with external partners, which can augment your learning experience
  • Review graduation rates and post-graduate job placement statistics
고등학교와 대학에서해야 할 일
  • Get a jump start on college by taking prep classes in high school, such as math, chemistry, biology, and environmental science
  • Developing strong technical writing and presentation skills will also pay off, too!
  • If offered, consider taking electives related to renewable energy, sustainability, public policy, and computer-aided drafting
  • 수업에 등록하기 전에 경력 분야에 대해 할 수있는 모든 것을 배우십시오. 당신이 전문으로하고 싶은 것을 알고 고용 포털에 게시 된 직업 설명을 읽으십시오.
  • Get practical experience through sustainability-related internships, cooperative experiences, part-time jobs, or volunteerism
  • Participate in your school or community’s environmental clubs
  • Ask a seasoned Environmental Analyst if you can shadow them at work or if they’ll do an informational interview with you
  • Familiarize yourself with current global environmental trends. Participate in relevant online forums and discussion groups like EnviroLink on Feedspot or Reddit’s Environment forums
  • Read online articles like the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s environmental blog, the Business & Policy section of Treehugger, or the Biodiversity section of England’s Natural History Museum
  • Keep track of your work and academic accomplishments for your resume and college applications
일반적인 로드맵
Environmental Analyst Roadmap
1차 직장에 도착하는 방법
  • Sign up for notifications on job portals like Indeed, SimplyHired, Monster, USAJobs, and Glassdoor
  • PayScale에 따르면 무려 85%의 일자리가 인맥을 통해 구해지므로 LinkedIn과 기타 네트워킹 플랫폼에 프로필을 만들어 보세요!
  • 구인 광고를 검토하고 이력서에 기재할 키워드를 찾아보세요:
  1. Environmental Assessment, GIS, Data Analysis, Environmental Compliance, Ecology, Pollution Control, Sustainability, Climate Change, Environmental Policy, Water Quality, Air Quality, Environmental Impact Analysis, Waste Management, Environmental Auditing, Environmental Modeling
  1. “How do you approach developing strategies for reducing the environmental impact of a company’s operations?”
  2. “Explain your understanding of sustainability and how it applies to businesses.”
  3. “What is your experience with conducting environmental assessments?”
  4. “Describe a situation in which you had to communicate complex environmental information to a non-technical audience.”
  • Do your research on potential employers. Learn about their services, missions, and areas of specialization. Check out the career pages on their websites
  • Ask your school to connect you with company recruiters. Take advantage of chances to intern with large companies. They may offer you a job later!
  • Ask your school’s career center for help with resumes, mock interviews, and job fair information
  • Dress professionally for job interviews and demonstrate a keen awareness of trends in the industry
  • 이전 교수 및 감독자에게 추천서를 작성하도록 요청하거나 참고인으로 등재하기 위해 사전에 동의를 구하십시오.
사다리를 오르는 법
  • Make it clear to your supervisor that you’re interested in advancement
  • Get advice and talk through options. There are endless possibilities within the Environmental Analyst field!
  • Stay proactive about professional development. Take continuing education courses or complete a higher-level degree
  • Knock out additional certs when qualified to do so, like the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals’ Certified Environmental Professional
  • Try to gain diverse experience across different environmental projects, then consider specializing in a niche such as Renewable Energy Analysis
  • 전문가 단체에서 활동하세요(자세한 내용은 권장 리소스 목록 참조).
  • Stay current on regulatory changes so you can ensure organizational compliance with the most up-to-date standards
  • Realize that smaller organizations may have fewer opportunities for advancement, so you may have to switch employers to advance your career 
계획 B

Environmental Analysts play a crucial role in guiding sustainable practices and policies to protect our natural world for future generations.

But if a career as an Environmental Analyst isn’t the right fit, consider related fields that might intrigue you, such as:

  • 생화학자
  • 화학자
  • 보존 과학자
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Educator
  • 환경 엔지니어    
  • 환경 과학 및 보호 기술자    
  • 지구과학자    
  • 수 문학자    
  • Materials Scientist    
  • 미생물 학자    
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist    
  • 파크 레인저
  • Public Health Officer
  • Renewable Energy Specialist
  • 도시 및 지역 계획가
  • Water Resource Specialist
  • 야생 생물 학자
  • 동물학자

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