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Street-Mapping Vehicle Driver - PG county + DC (URGENT!!!)

Veteran Staffing Network
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Seeking a US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to apply for a Street-level Imaging Vehicle Driver. Operate a vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art digital camera arrays, GPS equipment and LiDAR to rapidly image 360-degree area around the vehicle. Driving areas will include Prince George's County and Washington DC. You need a valid driver’s license and clean driver’s record, plus the physical capability of safely and quickly lifting a 70-pound camera to gently mount and unmount camera onto top of vehicle roof (straight out at arm's reach).

Full Covid vaccination required.

Pay: $20.00 per hour. Also, Safe Driving Bonus of $1.50 per hour can be earned!

Schedule:

  • 10 weeks, starting approximately first week of October, plus possible follow-on work.
  • 40+ hours per week. 5 days a week. Working when it’s not raining. Often requires work on Saturdays and Sundays. Requires flexibility in schedule as the mapping requires good weather (no rain, no snow) and daylight hours.
  • Driver must watch weather forecasts. The camera is not waterproof so must be taken off roof quickly if rain starts. Project must wait or pause if it rains.

Responsibilities: Veteran Military

  • Receive specialized training to drive public streets and roadways in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Utilize onboard computer system to capture street-level images within given project area, including public streets, highways and on/off ramps.
  • Mapping often requires specific areas be driven multiple times due to poor lighting conditions, multilane roads, etc.
  • Transfer electronic files between the Cloud, USB thumb drive and vehicle’s computer system.
  • Maintain contact with project manager regularly via personal cell phone (texting/voice/pictures/email).
  • Utilize personal phone and personal email to submit daily/weekly reports
  • Get the vehicle washed and serviced as instructed.
  • Interact professionally the general public and/or with security guards to access secured areas if required.
  • Operate independently. Be mission-focused and get the job done.
  • Operator is responsible for:
    • Vehicle is operational on a daily basis and cleaned weekly inside and out
    • Complete daily reports
    • Send data disks via FedEx, receive shipments from FedEx
    • Track expenses when needed

Parking:

  • Preferred: the candidate have a parking spot, preferably in a garage, where vehicle can be parked at night.
  • Vehicles must park in garage at night or vehicle operator must remove camera (in its case) from vehicle every night.

Requirements: Veteran Military

  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse
  • Valid driver’s license and clean Department of Motor Vehicle driver’s record
  • No accidents, no reckless driving, no DUIs in the last 3 years. No excessive tickets
  • Physically capable of safely lifting 70-pound camera unit onto vehicle roof mount (straight out at arm's reach) and to safely reach/access roof of vehicle to mount and unmount camera quickly (The camera is not waterproof so must be removed from roof fast if rain starts)
  • Available and willing to drive weekends
  • Fully Covid vaccinated, to keep training drivers safe
  • Self-motivated with a high attention to detail to safely handle vehicle and imagery system
  • Must enjoy driving
  • Must be accessible by cell phone, this is required
  • Dependable and reliable with professional attitude and demeanor
  • Computer/technology literate to use phone, email and Excel spreadsheets for basic data entry
  • Prefer local operator living in area with knowledge of local roads and traffic trends
  • Experience with commercial driving is a huge plus

 

Easterseals DC MD VA is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Description
VSN builds a bridge between veterans and employers, providing the support needed to ensure success. As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to provide career coaching services for veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses.

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