Tunnel Laborer

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2022
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.


  • Support excavation/boring operations up to and including the erection/build of tunnel support lining utilizing a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM).
  • Operate a variety of hand tools, power tools and heavy machinery.
  • Work underground daily and perform various construction related tasks such as rail building, grout pumping, cable pulling, and ring building.
  • Establish and maintain a safe work environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in an outdoor construction environment, preferably in the tunneling industry.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years in the underground construction industry such as tunneling, mining/drilling and working in TBMs.
  • Experience working on and running underground construction equipment including TBMs.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to comprehend instructions accurately to learn company's products, processes, safety procedures, installation techniques and equipment use.
  • Independent worker with strong multitasking skills.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot.
  • First Aid and CPR certification.

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.