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.