Job: Mechanic, Part Time – Left Coast Bicycles

Job Title *
Mechanic, Part Time

Company/Organization *
Left Coast Bicycles

Job Description *
We are seeking a qualified mechanic to be available on a part time basis 2-5 days/week to help out with our repair events.

Our ideal candidate exudes warmth and friendliness, is independent and has a confident attitude and character. You have a rich and varied experience in the bicycle industry and are comfortable working on all varieties of bikes from clunky commuters to carbon race machines. You have excellent customer service skills, are able to communicate the nuances of each customers bicycle needs in an approachable, friendly way. You are independent, a good problem solver with a can-do attitude, but you also work well as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities

Assist Head Mechanic with repair events
Eventually lead repair events
Transport of bike-shop on wheels to repair events in central Portland
Set up of bicycle repair station and LCB promotional materials
Thorough personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups

Strong Candidates

Have at least 3 years experience in bike shops wrenching on a variety of bikes and able to perform an accurate repair estimate
Generally a people person and good communicator
Independent and able to perform an accurate bike repair estimate
Mature, responsible team player
Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture

Job Info

This is a contract part-time job with potential for growth and advancement for the right candidate. Our schedule is variable and our assignments range from 2 to 5 days in length. (3-5 days during Peak season)
(DOE) competitive hourly pay
Access to wholesale parts / new bikes
Weekends off

How to Apply *
Email your resume to

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you think you be a great addition to our team.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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