Field Engineer

Bastrop, TX
ENGINEERING – Launch & Operations /
Full-time /
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.
    • 2+ 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.