Autonomous Vehicle Engineer (Memphis, TN)

at TLD in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Autonomous Vehicle Engineer (Memphis, TN)

Smart Airport Systems (SAS) is a sister company of TLD with the mission of promoting products, services, and solutions to enhance airport operations, safety, and environmental impact. By implementing the innovative TractEasy products, you can help SAS airport operations with being future-ready. TractEasy is a driverless baggage tractor that allows labor and maintenance savings by moving cargo autonomously while staying fully compliant with the latest standard in airports operation. POSITION SUMMARY Smart Airport Systems is looking for a motivated individual, interested by innovative transportation and technologies. This position is your chance to help revolutionize the freight transportation at airports with our autonomous TractEasy tractor. The Autonomous Vehicle Engineer is responsible for all the deployment activities of TractEasy at airports. If you are looking to work on state-of the-art high tech products, then this position is for you. It requires a proactive mindset and autonomy in the organization of your work, in order to match the team’s and customers’ expectations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Other duties may be assigned)

+ Deployment of a driverless vehicle (TractEasy – autonomous baggage tractor) on key customer airports (primarily, Memphis airport)

+ Vehicle route setup, testing and validation.

+ Customer site requirements analysis and overall feasibility assessment.

+ Customer site risk assessment.

+ Troubleshooting vehicle breakdowns and software configurations

+ Perform mechanical or electrical modifications as part of the R&D activity.

+ Perform repairs and check the proper functioning of vehicles.

+ Supervise repairs involving external service providers

+ Perform the calibration, adjustment and parameterization operations for the various vehicle components.

+ Perform vehicle software updates and firmware updates on electronic equipment.

+ On-site training of vehicle operators and maintenance personnel.

+ Formalize feedback to benefit product evolutions and deployment best practices

+ Other assignments as designated by the supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:To perform this job successfully, the Autonomous Vehicle Engineer will need:

+ Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Robotics, Mechatronics, Electronics

+ Interested by innovative transportation and technologies.

+ Prior automotive / robotics / related IT integration work experience preferred, but not mandatory

+ Data collection, reporting, testing experience

+ Able to perform complex tasks and work onsite in a variety of conditions

+ Attention to detail and well organized

+ Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and decentralized environment.

+ Service and client oriented, sense of initiative, objective driven

+ Ability to self-direct and independently manage and properly record project progress


+ Good communication (verbal and written)

+ Ability to work in a team environment

+ Valid Driving License


+ Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Robotics, Mechatronics, Electronics


+ Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

+ Company Provided Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance

+ Company Provided Life Insurance

+ 401(K) and Roth Matching

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Free Safety Shoes and Safety Prescription Eyeglasses

+ Company-Wide Events

+ Discounted Rates for Cell Phones, Car Rentals, etc.

+ Paid Holidays, including weeklong shutdown in December

+ Paid Time Off

TLD provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, TLD takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. TLD is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all candidates, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us ( at Only messages sent for this purpose will be reviewed. EEO is the Law (English) (\files/employers/poster\screen\reader\optimized.pdf) EEO is the Law (Spanish)

Department: Smart Airport Systems (SAS)

This is a non-management position

This is a full time position

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Job Posting: JC236034054

Posted On: Mar 11, 2023

Updated On: May 10, 2023

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