With internet giant Google about to test its self-driving car in Arizona, United States, the company is hiring local drivers at USD 20 per hour. The driver is expected to act as vehicle safety specialists who will be behind the wheel and ready to take over at a moment’s notice. The employees are expected work under 12-24 month contracts driving vehicles from six to eight hours per day, the Verge reports. Also Read - Google might be working on a 'Find My' network clone for Android usersAlso Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing ends
“Drivers are required to have a bachelor’s degree, a clean driving record and criminal history, and the ability to type at least 40 words per minute. They will also be expected to keep their work confidential and will need to pass a number of in- and out-of-car training courses,” the California-based company said in a statement. Also Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022
“The role of test driver is so new that there isn’t a particular type of person that we look for. We’ve hired people from all types of backgrounds, from English teachers to orbital welders,” said Brian Torcellini, head of operations for Google’s Self-Driving Car testing program to The Republic.
Google has big plans for self-driving cars and the company had also recently signed a deal with Fiat Chrysler to develop 100 self-driving cars.