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Lead Pit Crew Operator

Company: ICONMA, LLC
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Pit Crew Operator

We are building the worlds most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At ICONMA's client, you have the opportunity to define new ways of working and learn from world-class leaders in their field. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.
If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities Include:

  • Foster Cruises Safety First culture
  • Assign Pit Crew to available AVs, conduct pre and post-shift Pit Crew briefings, direct
    start up conditions, and garage exit and parking lot staging strategy
  • Complete required vehicle-checks, train and audit Pit Crew Operators successful
    completion of required vehicle-checks
  • Organize and assign asset and people transfers between facilities
  • Utilize Cruises proprietary software for operational-process completion
  • Maintain inventory of garage materials and cleanliness
  • Monitor communications to assist in troubleshooting and operational necessities
  • Conduct training for Pit Crew operators (new and current) and complete refreshers as
    needed, audit Pit Crew processes, assign Pit Crew for shadowing
  • Manage breaks and lunches for Pit Crew Operators
  • Manage AV preparation, launch, ingress, and AV transfers between facilities
  • Analyze Cruise Metrics and provide targeted operational coaching and feedback to Pit
  • Take ownership for the day-to-day management, and on-site performance of Pit Crew
  • Raise opportunities for improvement from systemic issues observed; strategize and
    make recommendations for improvements
  • Ensure the success of the shift by meeting service-level agreements while maintaining
    high levels of team morale, enthusiasm, and engagement
  • Help manage our fleet of AVs, ensuring a safe and efficient operation
  • Assist with special projects across teams to deliver on interdependent KPIs
  • May perform Pit Crew Operator functions as needed
  • Own Lost and Found responsibilities as outlined in the SOP
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed, including those involving community support and/or

    You Must Have the Ability to:

    • Prioritize safety and maintain a safety-first mindset, while following all safe work practices and policies
    • 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
    • Able to communicate and build rapport with a rapidly growing team
    • Able to conduct yourself professionally and speak in front of large groups, including
      various levels of management and Pit Crew operators
    • Able to drive numerous activities and projects simultaneously and with ease
    • Foster passion about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
      amongst Pit Crew and colleagues
    • Track record of thriving in a team environment
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to accurately type and read on a laptop in a moving vehicle
    • Ability to give and receive clear, prompt, understandable verbal and written
    • Must safely operate the vehicle in accordance with Cruise safety protocols and
      applicable law. This includes, but is not limited to, having a sufficient range of motion to frequently turn a steering wheel, operate the accelerator and brake, check blind spots and evaluate the environment, and maintain appropriate air bag clearance.
    • Ability to tolerate physical jolts and high speed starts, stops, turns, and maneuvers associated with driving or taking control of the autonomous vehicle in both training and daily job functions
    • Regularly perform physical work including, but not limited to, stooping, lifting, and moving up to 30 pounds, and walking up and down flights of stairs
    • Work effectively and professionally in a high-stakes, fast paced environment.
      The above physical demands describe the general nature of work being performed of the role,
      and are not intended to be an exhaustive list.


      • Previous experience managing large teams
      • Previous experience in safety-driven industry
      • Background in automotive and/or technology industry

        Work Schedule:

        • May be required to work nights and/or weekends
        • Target Start: 1/3/2022
        • Shift: Swing

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