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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

IT
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.

Responsibilities

  • Create geotechnical data reports, geotechnical interpretation reports, geotechnical design reports for tunnel and shaft construction.
  • Create temporary support of excavation designs, reports, and drawings.
  • Produce tunnel lining design documentation, including lateral earth pressure calculations.
  • Perform ground settlement and construction impact analysis of subsurface structures (e.g., shafts, tunnels) and 3rd party infrastructure (e.g., buildings, utilities).
  • Create and oversee the implementation of settlement monitoring plans.
  • Plan and execute geotechnical investigations.
  • Assist in the collection and review of as-built drawings and existing geotechnical data for subsurface due diligence.
  • Provide geotechnical recommendations for construction means and methods.
  • Perform construction period observation and inspection.
  • Support brick operations with geotechnical recommendations and testing oversight.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Geology, Engineering Geology or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of tunnel inspection experience.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Master of Science in Geotechnical or Structural Engineering.
  • Nevada PE or Texas PE.
  • Coursework in Geotechnical engineering (soils and rock) engineering, structural analysis, foundation engineering, hydrology, earthquake engineering), tunnel engineering, reinforced concrete, steel design, constituent modeling.
  • Preliminary and final analysis and design experience (geotechnical investigation, slope stability analysis, support of excavation, construction impact to adjacent buildings and utilities, providing geotechnical design parameter recommendations).

Additional Requirements

  • Position may require extended hours and weekend work.
  • Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed. Up to 20% travel.
Culture
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
Benefits
We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.
The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.