Self-Driving Vehicle Operator

  • Location
    Mountain View, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary

Self-Driving Vehicle Operator / Operations Associate 


Job Description - Responsible for operating and evaluating a self-driving vehicle in autonomous mode for six to eight hours per day, including collecting data and providing feedback.


Summary of Primary Duties:

  • Monitor automated driving software systems.

  • Operate a vehicle 6-8 hours a day alone, five days a week; able to sit for long periods of time.

  • Capable of responding quickly to changing and potentially high-pressure environments.

  • Provide concise, clear, and accurate verbal and written feedback regarding the vehicle's operations.

  • Complete daily reports and document procedures and tests.

  • Interact with the members of the public and educate them on self-driving technology.

  • Work mostly individually but also in small groups of 2-10 people.


  • Must be at least 21 years old.

  • Minimum of five years of experience driving on public roads. Additional experience is preferred.

  • Valid driver license for the state(s) in which the self-driving vehicle operator will be working.

  • Meets 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.

  • Comply with zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of alcohol or drugs by self-driving vehicle operators during a shift, including randomized drug testing.

  • 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.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment.

  • Able to type at least 40 wpm.

  • Proficiency with a laptop computer and GSuite apps (Gmail, Hangouts, and Drive, including Sheets and Docs).

  • Proficiency with using a touchscreen smartphone (Android preferred but not required).

  • Ability to parallel park with minimal assistance. 

  • Upon acceptance of work, must be willing to be enrolled in a commercial driving program, including a randomized drug testing program as required by California state law.

  • Apply with Adecco

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