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Mechanic/Integration Technician

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 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.
Our Integration Technicians support the assembly, integration, and testing of parts and systems of our Tunnel Boring Machines. Our team is hiring for day and night shift, though shift flexibility is appreciated. The schedule is currently four 12-hour shifts/week.


  • Perform the build and assembly of new mechanical and fluid power systems.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair tunnel equipment, including the tunnel boring machine.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and overhaul mechanical systems such as pumps, chillers, or gearboxes.
  • Support excavation/boring operations up to and including the erection/build of tunnel support lining utilizing a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM).
  • Work underground and perform various construction related tasks such as rail building, grout pumping, cable pulling, and ring building.
  • Provide preventative maintenance as needed.
  • Operate a variety of hand tools, power tools and heavy machinery (including equipment: forklifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, etc.).
  • Effectively communicate with management/supervisors and engineering staff.
  • Check work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure it is complete per drawing.
  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in approved manner.
  • Setup of safety equipment and work platforms.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 5+ years of maintenance technician experience in a production or manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ years of experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and/or electrical repair.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Certificate or studies related to roles and responsibilities or basic qualifications.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, SLDs, and CAD drawings (hydraulic and pneumatic drawings a plus)
  • Advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Mill Wright skills and abilities or industrial multi-craft and mechanical trades.
  • Ability to write detailed repair reports (advanced MS Office skills).
  • Experience with hand/power tools, forklifts, and other heavy equipment.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean working environment while adhering to company policies, quality policies and industry standards.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and experience operating at a high degree of urgency.
  • Analytic thinker that gets to the root cause of the problem and comes up with a permanent solution.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Ability to stoop, bend, crawl, and maneuver in tight spaces.
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to travel for short and extended trips as needed.
  • Ability to work outdoors in heavy construction areas.
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
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.