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 Water Resources Engineer. 

Job Description:

Water Resources Engineers provide engineering design and technical support to the various disciplines within the company. Water resources engineers will prepare site grading plans, erosion & sediment control plans, SWPPP’s, stream & wetland habitat restoration design, dam removal and rehabilitation design, and stormwater BMP’s. Support of these projects will include performing associated engineering calculations, assisting with site assessments, performing hydrological & hydraulic analysis, and preparation of engineering documents for project permitting and implementation.

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 should have a relevant undergraduate degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field with a preference to those who have already passed the FE exam. Ideal candidates will be those with a background in Civil, Environmental, or Water Resource Engineering. Desired coursework, skills, and experience include: Proficient with AutoDesk Civil 3D and  HEC-RAS, hydraulic modeling software

  • Experience with GIS Analyses (ArcGIS or QGIS)
  • Experience with GPS and total station survey technology
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills 
  • Familiarity with state / federal regulations regarding water resources

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: