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Transition Technician
Ref No.: 22-09254
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/15/2022
Pay Rate : $ 30.00 /Hour
New Journey AI is currently seeking a Transition Technician with our client in their San Francisco, CA location. This is a 6+ month contract position.

  • Our client is looking for a Transition Technician to support new vehicle bring-up, T2/T3 decommissioning, and other initiatives.

  • Follow bring-up process for new A110 AV (get the car working), taking AV from physical build to fully autonomous state, including running full AV calibrations
  • Work closely with engineers and technicians to troubleshoot/report/track/resolve issues found during bring-up
  • Assist with potential fleet wide hardware retrofits - perform basic repairs including component replacement using basic hand tools (eg. screwdrivers, ratchets, electric drills to remove fasteners); components could weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Execute AV commissioning tests (requires AV permit and AVT training)
  • Organize and clean - do what it takes to keep bring-up processes running smoothly
  • Follow process, document issues and potential improvements
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including AVTOs, Technicians, Engineers
  • Work effectively and professionally with all stakeholders, including AVTOs, Technicians, Engineers
  • Work with designated party to initiate decommissioning T2/T3 process and follow decommissioning process, taking an AV from in service to retired state
  • Work with Legal to obtain Non-repairable Vehicle Certificate (for CA vehicles only)
  • Coordinate with engineers/technicians to remove/destroy all sensitive components
  • Work with GM to coordinate transport and disposal
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed

  • Observe all safety standards. Maintain a secure, safe, clean, and healthy work environment. Follow operating instructions, use PPE as required, and use equipment and materials properly. Actively strive to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Satisfy the legal requirements to become an AV Test Operator (13 CCR 227.34), including being licensed to drive a motor vehicle in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding your application, currently holding an active California Basic Class C driver's license or license encompassing Class C vehicles, and no more than one point on driving record
  • Successfully complete a background check, drug screen and DMV Motor Vehicle Record check
  • Regularly perform physical work including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, lifting, and moving up to 50 pounds, and walking up and down flights of stairs/step ladder
  • Stand for up to 30 minutes to an hour at a time during an 8-hour shift
  • Ability to use a laptop and automotive equipment for up to eight hours per shift
  • Solid communicator and work well in a team environment
  • Very organized, as there are many moving parts to get and keep the fleet running
  • Technically savvy and has a good intuition about how systems work and do not work
  • Quickly apply training - there is a lot to learn and not much time to learn it
  • Inquisitive - our cars are complicated systems and curiosity will help us get up to speed
  • Bonus Point(s):
    • Linux experience preferred

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About New Journey AI:

We are passionate about technology,and understanding how technology can help create a better tomorrow, today. We can contribute to perfecting the intelligence behind the self-driving vehicle by providing drivers to test, track and capture their experiences. Sounds simple, but the experiences and learnings lead to data that helps advance smart living,improve safety and protection of lives, advance mobility and contribute to a greener planet.

New Journey AI will create employment opportunities and pave a new career path, but moreover, at the heart, we are a people company that is helping our clients advance new, experimental, driverless AI technology to improve the transportation of people, safely. Our role is to support the testing of driverless technology and gather data to refine machine learning.

As the partner of choice in the self-driving industry, we actively promote and encourage diversity and inclusion of all people regardless of race, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.

To learn more about New Journey AI and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at "New Journey AI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V"