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Occupational Implications for Indiana\'s Green Economy

  1. 1. Occupational Implications from  Indiana s Green Economy  Indiana’s Green Economy Matt Waldo Director,  Di Research and Information Indy Partnership LinkedIn:  Join “Green Tech Manufacturing” group www.indypartnership.com/energy www.indypartnership.com
  2. 2. Indy Partnership Indy Partnership EDO for the Indianapolis Region Focused on marketing the Region’s  strengths in: • Life Sciences • Clean‐Tech Energy • Advanced Manufacturing • Transportation, Distribution, Logistics • Information Technology • Motorsports A top-ten economic development organization for 2008. (Site Selection Magazine) www.indypartnership.com
  3. 3. The “greening” of occupations refers to the extent to which green economy activities and technologies: Increase the demand for existing occupations, “Green Increased Demand” occupations Shape the work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or “Green Enhanced Skill ” occupations “G E h d Skills” ti Generate unique work and worker requirements “New and Emerging” (N&E) occupations Source: National Center for O*Net Development, 2009 www.onetcenter.org/reports/Green.html www onetcenter org/reports/Green html www.indypartnership.com
  4. 4. Green Economy Activities and Technologies Green Economy Activities and Technologies Renewable Energy  Environment Protection Generation Agriculture and Forestry A i l dF Transportation Manufacturing Energy Efficiency Energy Efficiency Recycling and Waste  R li dW t Green Construction Reduction Energy Trading Energy Trading Governmental and  Governmental and Energy and Carbon  Regulatory  Capture and Storage Administration Research, Design, and  Consulting Services Source: National Center for O*Net Development, 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  5. 5. Indiana Existing Relative Strength Renewable Energy  Environment Protection Generation Agriculture and Forestry Agriculture and Forestry Transportation Manufacturing gy y Energy Efficiency Recycling and Waste  Recycling and Waste Green Construction Reduction Energy Trading Governmental and  Energy and Carbon  Regulatory  Capture and Storage Administration Research, Design, and  Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census Bureau, 2009. Consulting Services www.indypartnership.com
  6. 6. S ed o o ce s. Skilled Workforce vs. Wind Resource Locations d esou ce ocat o s www.indypartnership.com
  7. 7. Manufacturing Sector Indiana ranks #1 in advanced  manufacturing technology.  Ewing  Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2007 New  Economy) Indianapolis Region Most productive manufacturing  workers in Midwestern U.S.   Occupation Current Current (Census of Manufacturers, 2006) Employment Applicants Manufacturing employment  Manufacturing employment =  Machinists 25,130 25 130 882 13% of Indianapolis Region’s  workforce. Engineers* 8,120 2,430 More than 2x U.S. average (Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2008 OES) Engineering  2,040 801 Technicians* The Indianapolis Region hosts  >100,000 jobs in manufacturing.  Drafters 2,620 453 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2008 OES) * Does not include civil or health. Employment for some sub- occupations were not reported. ti t t d The Indianapolis Region has over 375  manufacturing facilities with ≥ 50  employees. (Dun & Bradstreet, 2009) www.indypartnership.com
  8. 8. Engineering Schools in Indiana Engineering Schools in Indiana 2007 Completions Associates Degrees 992 Bachelors Degrees 3,128 Graduate Degrees G d t D 935 4‐Year Schools Ball State University Indiana Institute of Technology Indiana University‐ Purdue University, Fort Wayne Indiana University‐ Purdue University, Indianapolis Purdue University Purdue University Calumet Rose‐ Hulman Institute of Technology Tri‐State (Trine) University University of Evansville University of Notre Dame University of Southern Indiana Valparaiso University 2‐Year Schools Vincennes University Ivy Tech Community College  (only the Ivy Tech locations  (only the Ivy Tech locations in central Indiana are shown  on the map) www.indypartnership.com
  9. 9. University Support University Support Purdue University Renewable Energy Center Research park at Ameriplex • Research in turbine engines, including world recognized success in  Research in turbine engines including world‐recognized success in noise reduction technologies – Vibration – Nanotech • School of Mechanical Engineering ‐ 7th for both undergraduate and  graduate programs (U.S. News) • Operates research wind farm near Lafayette campus   www.indypartnership.com
  10. 10. University Support y pp Sen. Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy – Indiana University Purdue University ‐ Indianapolis Areas of Current Research • Fuel cell technology  F l ll t h l • Hydrogen (Solar, Reformers)  • Bio‐fuels • Advanced batteries Ad d b tt i • Hybrid Electric Vehicles  • Plug‐in Hybrid Electric Vehicles www.lugarenergycenter.iupui.edu • Policy and societal issues  P li d i li Collegiate Energy Summit 9/18/09 www.indypartnership.com
  11. 11. Other Indiana Opportunities Renewable Energy  Environment Protection Generation g y Agriculture and Forestry Transportation Manufacturing Energy Efficiency y g Recycling and Waste  Green Construction Reduction Energy Trading Governmental and  Energy and Carbon  Regulatory  R l Capture and Storage Administration Research, Design, and  Research Design and Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consulting Services Census Bureau, 2009. www.indypartnership.com
  12. 12. National Occupational Forecasts  National Occupational Forecasts in Indiana’s  Strengths and Opportunities www.indypartnership.com
  13. 13. Renewable Energy Generation Wind and solar offer more jobs per mW of  power than most other energy regimes power than most other energy regimes (Source: Plunkett Research, 2009) Developing dedicated energy crops could create  more than 120,000 jobs by 2012 (Source: DOE, 2002) Biomass currently employs roughly 66,000 people with  a 200% growth capability related to developing  dedicated “energy crops” used for fueling biopower  generators (Source: Dierdorff et al., 2006) www.indypartnership.com
  14. 14. Transportation Increased demand occupations include railroad  conductors and locomotive engineers Enhanced skills occupations include automotive  p specialty technicians, transportation  g g managers, and electronics engineers  Examples of N&E occupations include fuel cell  engineers & technicians, and automotive  engineers & technicians, and automotive engineers & technicians Source: National Center for O*Net Development, Development 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  15. 15. Agriculture and Forestry Agriculture and Forestry Increased demand occupations include  Increased demand occupations include agricultural workers and inspectors Enhanced skills occupations include farmers and  Enhanced skills occupations include farmers and ranchers, landscape architects, and  agricultural technicians agricultural technicians N&E occupations in precision agriculture and  biomass farming bi f i Source: National Center for O*Net Development, Development 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  16. 16. Manufacturing Occupational impact is most likely to be in the forms of increased demand  and enhanced skills occupations.  Existing manufacturing occupations such as  Existing manufacturing occupations such as drilling and boring machine tools setters, operators and tenders separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating and still machines setters,  p operators and tenders  Enhanced skills occupations may include occupations such as  industrial engineering technicians electrical engineering technicians machinists occupational health and safety technicians N&E occupations likely in manufacturing of products designed and developed  by engineers in such fields as biochemistry, microsystems engineering, and  by engineers in such fields as biochemistry microsystems engineering and photonics. Source: National Center for O*Net Development, Development 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  17. 17. Research, Design, and Consulting Services Increased demand and green enhanced skills  p g j occupations through “indirect jobs” or  occupations such as financial analysts, sales  representatives, geoscientists, engineering  p g g g managers, marketing managers, and public  p relations specialists N&E possible in marketing green products or  services, research and development engineers  services, research and development engineers of green technology Source: National Center for O*Net Development, Development 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  18. 18. Energy Efficiency Increased demand occupations include  electrical power line installers and  electrical power line installers and repairers,  stationary engineers and boiler operators,  stationary engineers and boiler operators, boilermakers Enhanced skills needed in heating and air conditioning  Enhanced skills needed in heating and air conditioning mechanics and installers, and mechanical engineers N&E include weatherization or sealing of buildings to  N&E include weatherization or sealing of buildings to improve energy efficiency Source: National Center for O*Net Development, Development 2009 www.indypartnership.com
  19. 19. Questions? Matt Waldo Director,  Di Research and Information Indy Partnership @ yp p mwaldo@indypartnership.com LinkedIn:  Join “Green Tech Manufacturing” group www.indypartnership.com/energy www.indypartnership.com

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