Outsiders Fund
Outsiders Fund

Autonomous GSE Operator



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Who We Are

AeroVect is transforming ground handling with autonomy, redefining how airlines and ground service providers around the globe run day-to-day operations. We are a private company founded in 2020 and backed by top-tier venture capital investors in aviation and autonomous driving. Our customers include some of the world’s largest airlines and ground handling providers. For more information, visit www.aerovect.com.

Job Description:

We are looking for Autonomous Vehicle Operators to join AeroVect’s Atlanta-based team. In this role, you will be responsible for operating our autonomous airport tractors at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as they move live cargo across the airfield. Your supervision of the vehicles will improve the performance and safety of our technology.

You will work side-by-side with our engineering team, providing crucial feedback on vehicle performance and ensuring safe vehicle behavior. As part of the AeroVect team, you’ll have the chance to get hands-on with Autonomous vehicles in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

Attention to detail, professionalism, care, and personal accountability – combined with a deep passion for safety – are key attributes required for the position.

What You’ll Do:

  • Operate AeroVect's autonomous vehicles at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

  • Log vehicle behavior, performance, observations, and key metrics

  • Supervise autonomous baggage tugs while in operation, and manually drive them to and from their storage depot

  • Conduct pre-shift and post-shift inspections of the vehicles and their hardware systems

  • Work with the engineering team to trial and test new vehicle features

  • Interface with those interacting with the vehicle on the route, as cargo and baggage are loaded for the vehicle to transport

  • Lend your expertise to the improvement of vehicle performance and handling of complex driving scenarios


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience operating in Airside Environments

  • Experience handling specialty vehicle types in complex environments

  • A valid US Class C Driver's License, with 3+ years of driving experience with a clean driving record

  • Experience in a lead or sole-supervisor role, demonstrating superior responsibility

  • Being a reliable, detailed-oriented individual with strong communication skills

· Alertness and good driving instinct to monitor autonomous vehicle performance

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends

  • Must be able to pass federal background checks and receive and maintain issuance of an airport security badge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating an autonomous vehicle, or overseeing operations of autonomous machinery

  • Experience with safety-critical infrastructure

  • Basic computer programming skills. ROS experience is a plus.

  • Interest in autonomous driving and aviation

  • Familiarity with the layout and cargo operations of ATL

AeroVect is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.