Job Posting: On Board Safety Attendant
AutoGuardian By SmartCone is expanding our operations and are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic professionals to take a front seat in paving the way for Intelligent Mobility to create healthier, happier, sustainable cities. Our autonomous shuttle operators utilize proprietary software and hardware to operate an autonomous vehicle along a pre-determined route, providing valuable feedback to the operations group to further advance R&D. In this role, you will interact with various stakeholders and educate them on autonomous vehicle technologies, intelligent infrastructure and the future of mobility.
This position start in late spring is a contract role for 9-12 months and will require collaboration with the chief operator and fellow operations team members.
You are tech-savvy and have a good understanding of the role of new technology in the transportation space
You have outstanding customer service skills, are enthusiastic and personable.
You are responsible, reliable and detail oriented
You are able to work independently or in small groups and for extended periods of time without direct supervision
Interest in emerging technology
You have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage/diffuse difficult situations
You are flexible and willing to work different shifts including weekends and holidays
You live in or nearby the town of Whitby or GTA
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for operational integrity of multiple autonomous vehicles
Communicate with passengers onboard our shuttles to serve as an ambassador of the AV technology and infrastructure to include the route served
Confidence operating equipment with a joystick or video game controller
Quick study with the ability to understand, and keep current on, operational requirements of the autonomous shuttle
Perform vehicle inspections pre- and post- shift to ensure the safety of daily operations
Track, report, and troubleshoot shuttle performance
Monitoring the driving environment via object and event detection, recognition, classification, and response preparation
Object and event response execution
Ensure the readiness and cleanliness of vehicles, equipment, and the workplace
Ability to quickly grasp unsafe driving situations in order to take over driving autonomous vehicles
Required to study and pass extensive training course from the Autonomous Shuttle OEM that includes online and in person training (estimated 60-80hours)
Troubleshooting skills to research and determine causes of unexpected issues
Proficient in computer software applications like Google doc, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Located within 45 mins of the Whitby Go Station
Effective verbal communication skills in front of small groups
Must enjoy being a team player and interacting with the operational team and our customers
Professional appearance and a great attitude
Accountability, with the extensive training provided, we rely on our ambassadors to show up to work every day as replacements are limited.
Must have a clean driving record (no moving violations or at-fault accidents in the last 3 years) with current ON driver's license (minimum 5 years’ experience)
Ability to stand for long periods to perform essential job functions
Must be able to pass background and reference checks
Weekend hours and holidays will be required
Must regularly lift and carry small packages around 10 lbs.
May occasionally lift and carry boxes of supplies and/or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
If you are a fit, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this position does require in person work in the town of Whitby so individuals must live in the GTA.