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Transdev Self-Driving Vehicle Operator (Driver) - Automated Vehicle Division in Phoenix, Arizona


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.

Transdev Alternative Services, Inc. is the NEW autonomous vehicle division. We are looking for Self-Driving Vehicle Operators. Our Vehicle Operators operate self-driving vehicles and are instrumental in the implementation of safety initiatives.

Come join the largest private-sector operator of public transportation in North America – one that cares about its employees, passengers and their communities.


  • Starting Pay Rate:$20.00/hr

  • We offer development opportunities


  • Excellent benefits including- Pension Plan, affordable medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), vacation pay, paid holidays and much more!

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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;

  • Be the deputy for technology by communicating courteously always with management, engineers, and the public;

  • Operate/Drive in single and/or dual driving mode for 6-8 hours a day alone or with a co-driver, five days a week; able to sit still for long periods of time;

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

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

  • Monitor multiple software systems with constant focus;

  • 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.

  • Operate self-driving vehicle on both defined and undefined routes, including a variety of environmental conditions.

  • Operate onboard data recording computers;

  • Comfortable riding as a passenger in a self-driving vehicle, where the driver may have little control over the vehicle’s operations.

  • 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


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • Must be 21 years old;

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Four-year college degree (preferred) in a related field like industrial or applied sciences;

  • Must have and maintain a driving record that meets state AVT (Autonomous Vehicle Tester) and/or other applicable regulations and laws; and

  • 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.

CA Only:

  • 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

Experience :

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience driving on public roads. Additional experience is preferred;

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

  • Proficiency with using a touchscreen smartphone (Android preferred by not required); and

  • Must be able to type at least 40 adjusted wpm.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

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

  • Must be able to transport animals (i.e. service dogs/animals);

  • 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

  • Must be able to work the overnight shift, and travel for up to one month;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and

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

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.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to a drug test and background check

  • Driving Record

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-AZ-Chandler | US-AZ-Phoenix

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/29/2019 6:26 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-11743

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

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 609

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services