Electrical Engineer

Boring Company

Boring Company

Other Engineering
Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 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.


  • Jump between the system and component level for various mining, industrial automation and automotive control applications.
  • Lead the development of simple and complex control systems for electrical, mechanical, and fluid power.
  • Lead development of GNC systems for Boring Machines, controls for multi-ton harsh environment “pick and place”, and other operational automation tasks.
  • Ensure all systems are compliant with appropriate regulations such as MSHA, OSHA, NEC, NFPA, Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Location.
  • Work with other engineers to integrate electrical systems with mechanical structures, mechanisms, software packages and civil engineering systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering.
  • 2+ years of experience designing and building electrical systems.
  • Understanding of common communication interfaces.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in designing and developing electrical systems with and without human input.
  • Experience in sensor selection for control systems and redundancy requirements.
  • Knowledgeable in Electrical and Electro/Mechanical control, and Hydraulics control systems.
  • Strong teamwork skills with a proven ability to effectively interact and collaborate with other engineering disciplines.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Experience with a variety of motor types (DC, AC induction, Synchronous, etc).
  • Experience with system response modeling.
  • Experience designing panels, enclosures, and harnesses for rugged environments.
  • CAD experience.
  • High voltage safety training.
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.