Electrical Controls Engineer
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The Boring Company

201-500 employees

Underground transportation networks & development
Company Overview
The Boring Company’s mission is to solve traffic, enable rapid point-to-point transportation and transform cities. The company is committed to building tomorrow’s transportation network by creating safe, fast-to-dig, and low-cost transportation, utility, and freight tunnels to ultimately enable rapid transit across densely populated regions.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





Bastrop, Texas

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Bastrop, TX, USA
Experience Level
Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Automation, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting automation controls systems in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with PCBs, HMIs, electrical enclosures, wire harnesses.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming using structured text, with hands-on experience in Beckhoff/TwinCAT systems being highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of industrial automation protocols, such as Modbus, EtherCAT, and OPC-UA.
  • Familiarity with electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and control panel layouts.
  • Ability to conduct field inspections, diagnose issues, and perform troubleshooting on automation controls systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure in time-sensitive situations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Flexibility to travel to project sites as required.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to design, develop, and deploy automation controls systems for tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and related equipment.
  • Implement and program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) using structured text, with a particular emphasis on Beckhoff/TwinCAT systems.
  • Conduct field inspections and troubleshooting to ensure the smooth operation of automation controls systems during tunneling operations.
  • Perform regular maintenance and calibration of PLC systems, identifying and resolving any issues or malfunctions that may arise.
  • Optimize and fine-tune automation controls systems to improve efficiency, safety, and overall performance.
  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation, including system specifications, operating procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and field technicians, to ensure seamless integration of automation controls systems with other components.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in automation technology and industry best practices, and recommend innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands-on experience with Beckhoff/TwinCAT systems.
  • Knowledge of other industrial automation protocols.
  • Experience with electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and control panel layouts.