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Self-Driving Vehicle Operator / Operations Associate (PHX)


Phoenix, AZ

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Job Description

Waymo (previously the Google self-driving car project) is looking for vehicle safety specialists, responsible for operating an autonomous vehicle for six to eight hours per day collecting data for our engineering team. Develop a unique set of operational skills using vehicles running proprietary software and hardware. Operate comfortably in a fast-paced environment, sometimes managing up to four communication channels simultaneously via various high- and low-tech mediums. Work on cutting-edge technology and provide engineers with detailed, accurate feedback.

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 6-8 hours a day, five days a week.
  • Working individually and in small groups of 2-10 people.
  • Monitor software systems with constant focus.
  • Provide concise written and oral feedback to the engineering team.
  • Complete daily reports and document procedures and tests.
  • Be open to travel (up to a month at a time).
  • Raise the bar of excellence for the rest of the team!
  • BS/BA degree.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills. Must be able to type at least 40wpm.
  • Clean driving history and no criminal history
  • Must currently reside in Phoenix, AZ or the surrounding area
Company Description

Waymo stands for a new way forward in mobility. We started as the Google self-driving car project in 2009 and we are now an independent self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.