Role / job description:?
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 (
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