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At Udelv we are creating a new type of driverless delivery vehicle. We are first-movers in the autonomous delivery sector and were first to complete a commercial last mile autonomous delivery on public streets. Udelv is using advanced transportation and autonomous driving technologies to revolutionize this segment of transportation. Udelv recently announced a historic partnership with Mobileye, an Intel company, to use Mobileye’s autonomous driver on Udelv’s next-generation vehicle, the Transporter. Udelv also announced the largest pre-order to date in the autonomous vehicle industry with a 1,000 Transporter pre-order from Donlen, one of America’s largest commercial fleet management company.

Udelv’s mission is to reinvent and become the dominant player of the fast growing trillion dollar global delivery market by reducing delivery costs up to 50%, lowering carbon emissions and making our roads safer and less congested.

Position Description:  

Udelv is seeking motivated, dependable and safe Autonomous Vehicle Test Drivers, in the San Francisco Bay Area, to test and operate vehicles and their systems for a fast-moving startup. Get paid to drive test vehicles, experience new technology firsthand and give feedback to the development team! 

Responsibilities:

  • Remotely operate and evaluate autonomous delivery vehicles on ‘real world’ durability test routes/tracks, conduct safety inspections, perform specialized test procedures and document findings on driver reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Recreate driving scenario in controlled and field tests and provide feedback to engineering team.
  • Perform vehicle checks, maintenance and keep vehicle prepared for field testing daily.
  • Manual data collection and driving including mapping drives and final data verification drives.
  • Responsible for operating autonomous vehicle platforms (including remotely) and on various public and private roads in order to obtain data and troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Valuable contributor, providing necessary feedback to our engineering team in order to advance this cutting-edge technology.
  • Work along side engineers to assemble upgrade or repair vehicles or equipment 
  • Facilities and equipment upgrades or repairs 
  • Experience operating large box trucks or flatbed vehicles 

Skill Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree, any field; or, demonstrated communication, analytic, mathematical, and reasoning skills consistent with a BA/BS degree; or previous autonomous testing experience
  • Valid US CDL (commercial) license with at least 7 years of driving experience and a clean driving record (DMV record will be obtained).
  • Enrollment in DMV Pull Notice Program is a nice-to-have.
  • Must be able to demonstrate safe driving in all weather conditions, including rain.
  • Safety Sensitive position requiring all persons assigned to activity be drug free.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and possible overtime.
  • Must have good vision, hearing and motor skills. Alertness and good driving instinct to monitor automated vehicle performance and supervision.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to operate GPS. Linux experience is a plus.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly both written and orally.
  • Candidates with experience remotely operating Autonomous Vehicles are preferred. 
  • Experience with mechanical engineering
  • Strong mechanical aptitude or experience 

Education required:

  • BA/BS degree, any field; or, demonstrated communication, analytic, mathematical, and reasoning skills consistent with a BA/BS degree; or previous autonomous testing experience
  • Exceptional ability and desire to learn new skills and tools. Ability to apply oneself in new problems in a dynamic lean start-up environment.
  • Experience with ride-sharing applications, or route optimization applications, is preferable.

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