Autonomous Vehicle Operator

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We’re Hiring Autonomous Vehicle Operators!

Transdev, a trusted partner of Waymo, is at the forefront of autonomous driving, which is the cornerstone of a rapidly changing mobility landscape. We are - at this very moment - helping develop and deploy new transportation solutions to change the way people move. If you’re passionate about safety and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

The Autonomous Vehicle Operator is critical to the success of delivering safe autonomous driving systems to Waymo’s current and future customers. You’ll be responsible for operating and evaluating an autonomous vehicle for six to eight hours per day, collecting data and providing feedback.

What you’ll get:

  • Up to $21.25/hr (depending on shift preference)
  • Eligibility for ongoing pay increases
  • Eligible for $2 per hour pay increase within your first 6 months
  • Up to $8,000 pay increase in first year
  • Incredible career growth
  • 60% of our employees promote within the first year of employment
  • Continuous opportunities for promotions and associated pay increases
  • Premier GOLD low deductible healthcare plan + other great benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance- Paid Holidays + Sick Days + 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • FREE Meal benefits and more!
  • To be at the forefront of autonomous driving and help shape the self-driving landscape

Who you are:

  • At least 21 years old
  • Possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Able to meet driver requirements, including driving record and criminal history under applicable regulations and laws in the state(s) in which the self-driving vehicle monitor will be working.
  • Experienced driving on public roads (for at least 3 years)
  • Highly comfortable with a laptop computer and GSuite apps (i.e. Gmail, Hangouts, and Driver, including Sheets and Docs) and a touchscreen smartphone (Android preferred by not required)
  • Able to type at least 40 adjusted wpm

What you’ll do:

  • Operate/Drive-in single and/or dual driving mode for 6-8 hours a day alone or with a co-driver, five days a week
  • Be the deputy for technology by communicating courteously with management, engineers, and the public
  • Monitor multiple software systems with constant focus
  • Provide concise, clear, and accurate verbal and written feedback regarding the vehicle’s operations
  • Complete daily reports and document procedures and tests
  • Maintain Transdev’s high standard of safety, inside and outside of the vehicle
  • Other duties as required
  • Work one of the following shifts: Shift preferences are taken into consideration but placement will be based on availability. All shifts include at least one weekend day per week. The open shifts include:

5pm - 2am

8pm - 5am

What you bring:

  • Great attention to detail; ability to quickly and concisely describe your thoughts
  • Ability to respond quickly and simultaneously to multiple scenarios
  • Adaptability – adapting quickly to new and developing technology
  • Ability to multitask – leveraging multiple technologies, including communications devices and vehicle status systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation and good judgment
  • The ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress environments

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $21.25 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

COVID-19 considerations:
Transdev strictly enforces all CDC Guidelines and state/local ordinances to keep our employees, clients, and passengers safe.


  • Driving on public roads: 3 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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