Technology development

Jobs for Elon Musk’s Boring Co. highlight plans for technology development

FILE – In this file photo from December 1, 2020, SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer Media Awards in Berlin. (Hannibal Hanschke / Pool Photo via AP, File)

AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Elon muskTunneling startup, The Boring Company, has been quietly planting roots in central Texas for months. Now more details have surfaced on what the company is planning.

The Boring Co. was recruiting for 20 positions in the Austin area at the time of publication, and a few job descriptions outlined future plans for the development of a stand-alone tunnel boring machine. A post also mentioned the company’s research and development site in Bastrop, about 30 miles southeast of Austin.

The mention of a Bastrop site is the first public recognition from the company it operates in the Austin area. Company officials have already announced Austin hiring plans, but no other details were shared.

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