Environmental Health & Safety Technician

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Software Engineering
Bastrop, TX, 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.
The Boring Company is looking for day and night shift EHS Technicians at our headquarters in Bastrop, TX. We have openings for both day and night shift. Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialists are a critical part of the EHS team at the Boring Company. Reporting to the EHS Lead Specialist, the EHS Specialist will oversee mining and construction safety at Boring Company Mining Sites. The EHS Technician is involved in a wide range of work across multiple EHS programs. The EHS Technician supports day-to-day operations by handling site EHS inspections, improving employee engagement, collecting and recording EHS information, and continuously improving overall EHS processes and systems.


  • Maintain a strong presence with key stakeholders and mining operations/engineering staff to foster a robust safety culture
  • Perform Site Safety Walks and Job Hazard Assessments and help develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Review SOPs and work practices to identify any safety concerns. Support EHS Specialists in site Toolbox Talks, coordinate delivery and stock safety supplies (PPE, first aid kits, eyewash stations, spill kits etc.)
  • Develop and install safety signage (emergency evacuation maps, safety one pagers)
  • Support Lockout/Tagout program with labeling, training verification, and lock distribution
  • Deliver basic training sessions and EHS information Conduct daily, weekly, monthly site safety walks (Construction Safety ) and input data into EHS database
  • Address, document, and support safety concerns at the mining site
  • Organize, file, and maintain safety documentation (e.g., training records, meeting minutes)
  • Collect environmental data in the field to support compliance programs (water and soil sampling)
  • Ensure all documentation is collected for incident reports and incident reviews
  • Review and upload chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) to electronic library

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED associate degree or higher level education preferred
  • Minimum 3 years or more of work experience in mining, construction, manufacturing, environment

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Basic understanding of construction safety
  • Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Able to become First Aid, and CPR Certified to rapidly respond to employee health emergencies and activate emergency procedures
  • Self Starter with the ability to lead without direction when needed
  • Available for weekend work as needed
  • Well organized, excellent attention to details and a passion for all things Environment, Health and Safety
  • Evidence of exceptional ability: Clear communication, teamwork, problem-solving skills, and ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for 10+ hrs daily
  • Ability to climb stairs
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.