Test Driver Job at Formel D GmbH, Sunnyvale, CA

  • Formel D GmbH
  • Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description

Test Driver

Sunnyvale, CA, USA Req #237

Friday, March 15, 2024


Formel D is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

The Test Driver is responsible for driving and evaluating new and prototype motor vehicles on pre-defined routes on primary and secondary roads in various weather conditions. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

· Thorough knowledge of local motor vehicle and traffic laws.

· Able to sit and drive for up to 10 hours per shift (when needed) with regular breaks. 

· Able to operate test vehicles as equipped for typical drivers. 

· Able to drive safely in daylight, darkness, and in poor weather and road conditions. 

· Able to work independently and or in small groups and for periods without direct supervision. 

· Able to write legibly all comments needed on documents.

· Maintain security and safety of assigned test vehicles. Lock all vehicles when not occupied. 

· Complete ALL vehicle pre-inspections prior to leaving facility. 

· Follow predetermined assigned routes. 

· Complete assigned test procedures, and duty cycles and furnish complete reports, including complete comments of findings. 

· Work cooperatively with engineering staff and its customers on vehicle and system issues when requested. 

· Able to follow ALL rules, policies and procedures pertaining to test vehicles. (No eating, drinking (except for bottled water) or smoking in vehicles. 

· Follow ALL rules and procedures pertaining to high security vehicles. 

· No use of cell phones or texting while driving a vehicle.

· Arrive to work on time. 

· Be able to write clear and concise comments about what you experience and explain your perception of vehicle performance, function and comfort.
- Ability to use tablets and phones to enter vehicle data into an app



· Pass a criminal background check and drug screen. 

· Have clean driving record. 

· Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays overtime when required. 

· Minimum 3 years professional driving experience. Defensive driving training/experience preferred

· Have strong verbal and written communication skills; computer skills (MS Office, Measurement systems).

· Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service. 


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.25
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.00

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Local area, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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