Our research forecasts 173,000 net environmental job openings by 2025, resulting from sector growth and the retirement of current employees. As the environmental sector grows and develops, so too will the types of jobs available.
As some industries grow, others may see a decline in jobs, and some workers will be required to switch industries.
Our worker transferability fact sheets provide those seeking new employment opportunities with helpful information about an alternative role that uses some of the same skills as their current job.
This factsheet looks at the ways metal products assemblers can transition and find work as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics.