Opportunities at Craft portfolio companies


Water Jet Operator

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021
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.


  • Program and operate water jets
  • Experience with proper start-up and shut-down of water jets
  • Program and set-up using proper garnet and mixing nozzles
  • Generate multiple part nesting’s and print layouts
  • Troubleshoot program, offset, and condition settings and adjust corrections
  • Work in accordance to established safety rules and good housekeeping practices
  • Work on additional equipment or tasks outside the job description as directed by the floor supervisor for production needs or continuous improvement
  • Accurately record time and production numbers daily/report scrap
  • Operate machines to hold precise tolerances
  • Troubleshoot and assist in repairs on the machines to ensure proper operation
  • Inspect finished work pieces with proper tools

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience programming and operating water jets, specifically OMAX machinery and software
  • Experience with overhead cranes, basic hand tools, tape measure, calipers, micrometers, or air grinders
  • Experience with DXF, DWG and various print file types
  • Pump rebuild knowledge
  • 5 Axis & Tilt A Jet experience
  • Flexible working nights/days

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of professional experience leading machine and equipment maintenance
  • Experience with CNC machine operation
  • Able to navigate documentation from production records and database
  • Able to identify material types and thickness as associated to work orders
  • Able to read interpret blueprints and understand part tolerances per print specification

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.