Robot Operator at Starship
Washington, DC, US
Starship Technologies, the company leading the delivery industry revolution with fleets of friendly pavement robots is looking for Robot Operators in the Washington, DC area. We are building autonomous robots designed to deliver parcels, groceries, and food in 15-30 minutes within a 2-3 mile radius. Become a part of the future – Help Starship revolutionize the delivery industry.
 
We’re creating 99% autonomous robots, which means we outsource the difficult decisions to our human operators who are able to solve various social and traffic situations.

Essential Skills and Responsibilities

      • Oversee the robots during their autonomous operations
      • Operate the robot in a safe and sensible manner in certain traffic situations
      • Communicate with the robot and handler on the ground in real-time
      • Log and report any issues to relevant teams
      • Manage test issues as they occur
      • Map out navigation paths
      • We are looking for someone who is:
      • Excited to do something totally new and inspirational
      • Adept at thinking on their feet with the ability to resolve situations from a distance
      • Has good reaction and motor skills, able to process large amounts of visual information
      • Responsible, reliable, and calm under pressure
      • Careful and diligent with sharp attention to detail
      • Able and willing to stay alert and responsive in front of a screen for several hours at a time
      • Able to spot issues and suggest improvements to existing tools and processes
      • Fluent with computers but technical IT skills are not necessary to be successful
      • Good spoken and written communication in English
      • Comfortable working in a team environment
      • Able and willing to work outside traditional working hours in shifts
 
We are looking for someone who:
 
      • Works well with others! 
      • Teamwork: You will be working with other team members, employees of other companies and team leads to reach an ambitious goal of 150 deliveries a day. Being a team player is essential.
      • Ability to function highly in a BUSY environment.
      • Must have an energetic, positive and friendly personality. We work hard, but laughing does and should occur.
      • Fluent in English.
      • Must have strong customer service and communication skills.
 
Terms and conditions:
 
    • Possibility to work evening shifts occasionally
    • Full-time and Part-Time options available
    • 20 hours minimum per week
    • Location: George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.
Check out our website to find out more about us:
 
Job Type: Full-time or Part-Time
Only candidates who send resumes will be considered.
Please include your availability when applying.