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Autonomous Vehicle Operator

Employment Type: Full & Part Time

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Location: N/A Multiple CA, AZ, PA N/A

Locations: San Francisco, Mountain View, Phoenix and Pittsburgh


  • Overview: Responsible for operating and evaluating either a manually-driven, or self-driving vehicle in autonomous mode, for six to eight hours per day in 1 to 2 hour stints, including collecting data and providing feedback. Our team has developed a strong team culture of safety, professionalism and personal responsibility; we expect all team members to adhere to team standards of conduct. Mechanical knowledge and a proficiency in automotive maintenance is recommended.
  • Reports to: Test Fleet Manager(s)
  • Classification:
  • Essential Job Functions:
    1. Operate vehicles with safety as a primary goal, daily.
    2. Monitor automated driving software and systems.
    3. Operate a vehicle 6-8 hours per day in 1 to 2 our stints, 4-5 days per week.
    4. Respond rapidly to high pressure situations while maintaining professionalism.
    5. Provide concise, clear, and accurate verbal and written feedback regarding the vehicle’s operations.
    6. Complete daily reports and document procedures and tests in a scientific, consistent fashion.
    7. Interact with, and educate the public on self-driving technology.
    8. Work independently, as well as in small groups of 2-10 people.
    9. Complete simple mechanical tasks, both scheduled and unplanned, en route.
  • Additional Expectations:
  • Qualifications / Requirements:
    1. Must be 21 years old.
    2. Minimum of 5 years driving experience on public roads. More is recommended.
    3. Valid  driver's license from the state in which test operations are occuring.
    4. Must meet driver requirements, including driving record & criminal history, under applicable regulations and laws in the state (s) in which the self-driving vehicle operator will be working.
    5. Must comply with our zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of alcohol or drugs by self-driving vehicle operators during a shift, including randomized drug testing.
    6. Must be able to work either early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends, as well as overnight shifts and travel for up to one month at a time, according to a pre-planned schedule.
    7. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to type at least 40 words per minute is recommended.
    8. Must be capable of adapting to ever-evolving technology in a fast-paced work environment.
    9. Must be proficient at using a computer and touchscreen tablet, as well as using GSuite (Gmail, Hangouts, and Drive, including Sheets and Docs).
    10. Must be capable of performing simple mechanical tasks, on the road, including basic maintenance.