Hydraulic Integration Technician

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

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.
Our Hydraulic Integration Technicians support the assembly, integration, and testing of hydraulic systems of our Tunnel Boring Machines. Our team is hiring for day and night shift, though shift flexibility is appreciated. The schedule is currently four 12-hour shifts/week.


  • Build and assemble hydraulic systems, subsystems, and components such as valves, manifolds, and pumps.
  • Build, crimp and test hydraulic hose assemblies.
  • Test, identify, diagnose and repair industrial mechanical systems, subsystems, and components
  • Support excavation/boring operations up to and including the erection/build of tunnel support lining utilizing a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM).
  • Work underground and perform various construction related tasks such as rail building, grout pumping, cable pulling, and ring building.
  • Move and install, make necessary connections, and functionally check out to ensure safe and correct operation.
  • Prioritize the safety of others by continually seeking process improvements.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • 3+ years of industrial maintenance/production environment.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Fluid power certification.
  • Associates Degree in Manufacturing Technology or equivalent technical certificate.
  • 5+ years servicing/maintaining tunnel boring machines and/or heavy mobile equipment.
  • Familiarity with hydraulic systems distributing liquids and gasses under varying pressures.
  • Independent worker with strong multitasking skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude with cross-functional technical disciplines.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot.
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Forklift certification
  • Fluid Power 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.