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Tunnel Engineer

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023
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.


  • Help build safe work plans that maintain project schedules.
  • Ensure guidance systems are maintained and accurate using survey equipment and guidance software such as TACS.
  • Helping to design and improve tunneling/construction processes for better efficiencies including logistics, sequences, etc.
  • Coordinate job walks for pricing, work, schedules, material deliveries, or inspections with vendors, contractors, and building officials.
  • Track and maintain inventories of consumables for tunnel construction.
  • Design parts, pieces, and systems to solve issues found in the field using SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with mechanical engineering team for improved design.
  • Overall quality control of construction practices including grout and pre-cast concrete tunnel liner segments.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports documenting progress or challenges on any given project.
  • Troubleshoot tunnel boring machine issues as they arise.
  • Collect soil samples.
  • Other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar field.
  • 3+ years of experience in an active construction environment.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong teamwork skills with a proven ability to effectively interact and collaborate with other engineering disciplines and field technicians.
  • Acute attention to detail and sense of urgency.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to work outdoors and in confined spaces.
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
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.