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 build 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 Survey Technician. 

Job Description:

Survey Technicians will collect topographic data using GPS, Total Station, and drone technology and will provide data analysis and visualization in Autodesk Civil 3D and ArcGIS software. Surveys include project existing conditions, construction layout, project monitoring and as-built certification.  Survey Technicians are responsible for survey quality control and accuracy throughout the lifespan of the project. 

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 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:

  • Proficient with GPS, Total Station surveying systems
  • Experience with drone technology for aerial photography and LiDAR data collection and analysis
  • Proficient with AutoDesk Civil 3D and ArcGIS software
  • Knowledgeable of concepts, principles, and methods used in measurement/determination of hydrological and topographical features
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and with survey crew
  • Willingness to work in a variety of environmental conditions 
  • Ability to carry up to 50lbs of survey gear over long distances 

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: