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  • Salary / Remuneration Guide:
  • TBA
  • Employment Duration / Type:
  • Contractor, 
  • Temporary
  • Job Function type:
  • Vehicle Safety Operator

Job Details

Truck Test Drivers (Contract)

As part of the Truck Operations team, the test driver, contract, is responsible for driving test vehicles. This includes working closely with all departments in the Peloton team to execute their plan. This is a 3-month contract, non-exempt role, based in Mountain View, CA.


    • Drive development vehicles, including pulling trailers, following prearranged routes and schedules
    • Conduct engineering testing, validation, and demonstrations in collaboration with internal departments and external customers, ensuring alignment with overall business strategy
    • Support in the preparation of individual vehicle test documentation
    • Load and unload trailers to support engineering testing
    • Collaboratively support the creation of test reports and release documents
    • Monitor vehicle/trailer mechanics and help to ensure vehicles are safe for all testing activities
    • Perform pre-trip engineering checklist, DVIR’s and driver logs
    • Check 90-day inspections, vehicle registrations, insurance and IFTA
    • Ensure test vehicles and trailers are kept clean and tidy


    • Clear, open, fair and honest communication, both written and verbal, with all Driving Team members, management and all other teams across Peloton
    • Willingness to collaborate with team members as needed and work with driving team on a day-to-day basis
    • Work with direct manager to determine and align on day-to-day tasks
    • Responsible for any other tasks as assigned by direct manager


    • Assist mechanical shop lead, electrical shop lead, or integration team with mechanical assembly, vehicle repair, or pickup and delivery of company supplies as needed.
    • Responsible for any other tasks as assigned by direct manager


    • Confidentiality – Will not discuss activity with outside sources
    • Current Commercial Driver’s License CDL – Class A
    • Double / Triple Endorsement
    • Current Medical Card
    • Exemplary safety record – clean for past 5 years
    • Detail oriented, highly organized and dedicated to all work assignments and overall business strategy
    • Self-motivated individual with a solution oriented mindset
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deliverables
    • Ability to operate a forklift and electric pallet jack 
    • Ability to understand and operate current electronic office equipment that including; PC/MAC computers, use of Atlassian Jira, use of Google Docs, use of Electronic Logging Devices and their iPad and web interfaces


    • Ability to work weekends or overtime if test validation is necessary and if overtime is approved by direct manager
    • Be prepared to accept temporary assignments in the home office for durations when driving is not being conducted
    • Be open to continued education that may be offered by employer or customer
    • Be prepared to accept temporary assignments away from the home test facility
    • Up to 75% expected travel at times, as needed and will vary by week, and by month
    • Ability to travel for several consecutive days and weeks, when needed
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