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Test assistant Job in East Liberty, Ohio US

Test assistant

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - East Liberty, OH

Posted: 3/15/2021 - Expires: 6/13/2021

Job ID: 225258101


Job Description

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 Test Assistant shall be responsible for simulating “everyday” city traffic seen on the road. Must operate comfortably in a fast-paced work environment as a pedestrian, bicyclist, electric scooter/skateboard rider, ride hailer, and/or a driver. Shall assist test teams with setting up and tearing down equipment/props. Will work closely with the test conductors and vehicle operators of autonomous vehicles and provide detailed and accurate feedback about the technology. Must be comfortable riding as a passenger in a driverless vehicle and interacting around driverless vehicles in dynamic traffic scenarios where you may have little control over the vehicle’s operations.?

Must keep safety in mind at all times. 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.?


 Participate as an actor to perform structured tests to simulate everyday “traffic” operating bicycles, scooters, skateboards, auxiliary cars, (motorcycles), etc.

 Work closely with Test Conductors and other Test Assistants to create, prepare, maintain, and organize equipment

 Communicate test feedback to Test Conductor

 Apply policies, procedures, and standards throughout - including taking personal responsibility for the safety of self and others during testing


 At least 18 years old

 Able to spend the day either walking around, riding a bicycle, scooter/skateboard, and/or driving a vehicle on a closed course?

 Able to spend the day outside in changing weather conditions

 Able to SAFELY maneuver around and about autonomous vehicles

 Clean driving history?

 Flexibility with work hours during busy test periods. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.

 Able to lift up to 35 lbs. independently

 Ability to travel (

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.

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Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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