Posted: January 14, 2017
Reference ID: 1685260040
Title: Vehicle Operator
Estimated Length: 1 year
Location: Atwater, CA
We are looking for a vehicle safety specialist and technician. In this role you will be responsible for driving up to eight hours per day collecting data for our engineering team. You'll also be responsible for troubleshooting system failures and replacing failed vehicle components. You'll develop a unique set of operational skills using vehicles that are running proprietary software and hardware, work closely with engineers, managers and researchers on the Waymo self-driving-car team, and provide detailed, accurate feedback about the technology in the field. You must operate comfortably in a fast-paced environment, sometimes managing up to four communication channels simultaneously via various high and low-tech mediums. You must have strong communication and writing skills and superb driving abilities.
Professionalism, care, and personal responsibility required at all times -- we have developed a strong team culture of safety and expect everyone to adhere to team standards of conduct. Must pass a number of training checkpoints, both in and out of the car. Expected to keep all project details confidential. Clean driving history required.
Summary of Primary Duties:
Drive 8 hours a day, five days a week.
Monitor software and hardware systems with constant focus.
Troubleshoot system issues and communicate all issues to stakeholders.
Replace vehicle hardware components.
Follow technical data sheets in order to provide maintenance on our vehicles.
Provide concise written and oral feedback to the engineering team.
Complete daily reports and document procedures.
Be open to travel (up to a month at a time).
Raise the bar of excellence for the rest of the team!
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Excellent technical abilities.
Excellent written communication skills. Must be able to type at least 80wpm.
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