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Transdev Class A Truck Driver (Self-Driving Vehicle) - Autonomous Vehicle Division in Mountain View, California


If you are passionate about safety, creative-minded and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you. You will work in a start-up environment with a highly collaborative team of professionals in the rapidly growing automated vehicle space.

Our team has developed a strong culture of safety, professionalism and personal responsibility, we expect all team members to adhere to team standards of conduct.

Transdev’s Autonomous Vehicle (Class A) CDL Drivers are critical to the success of delivering safe autonomous driving systems to our customers; enabling a revolutionary mobility experience.

Starting Pay: $38.00 per hour


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  • Maintain Transdev’s high standard of safety, inside and outside of the vehicle;

  • Consistently demonstrate situational awareness, an understanding of the technology in his/her care, and a willingness to constantly adjust to changes in the environment.

  • Understand and adhere to inter & intrastate rules of the road.

  • Monitor automated driving software systems.

  • Operate a vehicle alone 6-8 hours a day, 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.

  • Work closely with engineers, software developers, and technicians.

  • 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.

  • Comply with Transdev’s Autonomous Vehicle Division zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of alcohol or drugs by self-driving vehicle operators during a shift, including randomized drug testing; and

  • Other duties as required.


Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Class A tractor-trailer driving on public roads. Additional experience preferred;

  • Prior experience with transporting and securing cargo and operating in a wide array of weather conditions;

  • Proficiency with a laptop computer and GSuite apps (i.e. Gmail, Hangouts, and Driver, including Sheets and Docs); and

  • Proficiency in using a touchscreen smartphone (Android preferred by not required).

  • Must have good attention to detail and be able to quickly and concisely describe their thoughts;

  • Capable of responding quickly and simultaneously to multiple scenarios;

  • Adapt quickly to new and developing technology;

  • Cross-functional verbal and written communication and issue escalation;

  • Must be able to multitask multiple technologies, including communications devices and vehicle status systems;

  • 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;

  • Must be self-motivated and demonstrate good judgment, in fast-paced, high-stress environments;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build/maintain rapport; and

  • Must be able to type at least 40 wpm.

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Transdev reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • Must be 21 years old;

  • Valid Commercial Class A Driver’s License and Air Brake Endorsement for the state in which the self-driving CDL Driver will be working;

  • High School Diploma or GED;

  • Meets 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.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to a drug test and background check.

  • Driving record.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional standing, walking, and sitting.

  • Long periods of sitting.

  • Use hands to finger; handle or feel; and talk or hear; climb stairs and/or ladders.

  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.

  • Must use close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Most work is accomplished outdoors in a vehicle.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Transdev will also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Job Locations US-CA-Mountain View

Posted Date 2 months ago (3/31/2020 1:40 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-12529

Position Category Driver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 361

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Alternative Services