Brushy Fork Environmental Consulting, Inc. provides full delivery ecological restoration projects in the beautiful mountain areas of NC, TN, and VA. Our team of environmental consultants, biologists, and engineers provide planning, design, permitting, and construction services for various projects ranging from mitigation banking to private or grant funded ecological restoration. We are a highly motivated and efficient team, ensuring that our restoration projects are self-sustaining and resilient. The BFEC team has expertise and experience in surface water hydrology, stream/wetland delineations, jurisdictional determinations, stream/wetland ecology, environmental regulations, GIS-based analysis, and habitat restoration techniques, allowing us to offer a broad array of environmental services. Together we provide high quality environmental solutions to the public, reflected in our lasting relationships with clients and partners. Check out some of our current and completed projects at our website:

BFEC’s Engineering Division is currently seeking candidates for the position of Engineering Technician.

Job Description:

Engineering technicians assist project engineers with data collection, visualization, and interpretation of survey data for various projects including site grading plans, erosion and sediment control plans, SWPPP’s (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan), stream and wetland restoration, and stormwater BMP’s (Best Management Practice). Engineering technicians will help with preparation of engineering details and specifications, materials required for permitting and construction documents, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for design and permitting, and surveying. These tasks require an understanding of CAD (Autodesk Civil3D), GIS (ArcGIS or QGIS), and Microsoft Office Suite software.

All positions are expected to be multi-disciplinary, assisting fellow team members with tasks such as data collection, project implementation, environmental monitoring, and construction management as needed. The desire to learn new skills and to advance your current understanding of different environmental components is a must!

Competitive Salary

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

All skill levels are encouraged to apply for this position. Preferred applicants will have an academic degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or equivalent experience. Desired coursework, skills, and experience include:

  • Experience with AutoCAD / Civil 3D and ArcGIS software
  • Familiarity with hydraulics and hydraulic analysis (HEC-RAS)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Flexibility to work in both field and office settings
  • A strong work ethic, strong communication skills, attention to detail and must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

This is a full-time job opportunity with a flexible start date. We offer competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits that include an employer matching Simple IRA plan, health insurance, vacation and holiday pay, annual bonus, and training opportunities. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications and without regard to: race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to Melanie Carter, Senior Project Engineer at: