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Tunnel Safety Intern

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Las Vegas, NV, 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.
As a Tunnel Safety Intern, you will work the Safety team to implement and enforce safety procedures on the construction site. If you are a current student looking for a fast-paced internship that will give you hands-on experience, this is the role for you! Currently looking for students available for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.


  • Under supervision of the Safety Representative, perform regular safety training sessions, including safety orientations and toolbox safety talks with work crews and visitors.
  • Work with Safety Representative to perform regular job site inspections of all crews to identify unsafe conditions and work practices, documenting and forwarding observations to management personnel.
  • Coordinate supplemental inspections when new processes, equipment, or substances are introduced or new or previously unrecognized hazards are identified.
  • Help complete project safety pre-plans and job hazard analysis' with managers, supervisors, and foremen.
  • Verify the implementation of corrective measures for any hazards identified.
  • Participate in post accident analysis and develop and present a "lessons learned" presentation to crew and management.
  • Oversee the stocking and maintenance of first aid supplies and fire extinguishers.
  • Oversee the supply and stocking of personal protective equipment.
  • Enforce all safety rules. Work with managers and supervisors to apply the proper company disciplinary procedures for safety rules that are violated.
  • Create safety bulletins as needed to support seasonal campaigns or post incidents to increase awareness and communicate updates.
  • Submit weekly status reports specifying projects completed during the week.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university or college

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Basic understanding of Engineering, Environmental, and/or Occupational Safety concepts.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to research, interpret, and apply regulatory requirements from agencies such as CalOSHA, ANSI and NFPA.
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate with internal/external customers, vendors, management etc. in both formal and informal situations.
  • Strong multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with little direction.
  • Acute attention to detail.

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.