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Job: Part Time Mechanic – Left Coast Bicycles Mobile Shop

Posted by on January 4th, 2019 at 3:26 pm

Job Title

Part Time Mechanic

Company / Organization

Left Coast Bicycles Mobile Shop

Job Description

We are in search of a qualified bike mechanic to join our mobile repair team to run bicycle service events for our home-based customers and our network of forward-thinking workplaces. Are you an experienced bike mechanic that is great with people? Already working at a shop and looking for more hours? Are you looking for independence, a flexible schedule, weekends off, and competitive hourly pay? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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 high-end carbon race bikes. You have excellent customer service skills, are able to communicate the nuances of each customers bicycle needs in an approachable, friendly way. You are a good problem solver with a can-do attitude, and you also work well as part of a team.

Job Info

You will be responsible for transporting our shop-on-wheels via bike or van to each location and providing friendly on-site bike service.
This is a contract part-time position. Our schedule is variable, our assignments range from 1 to 3 days in length and are assigned based on your availability
More assignments are available during March-November
Competitive hourly pay (DOE)
Opportunities for advancement and full time employment for strong candidates
Access to wholesale parts / new bikes
Key Responsibilities

Transport of our bike-shop on wheels via bike or van to repair events in the Portland Metro area
Set up of bicycle repair station and LCB promotional materials
Thorough personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups
Run repair events independently and assist our Head Mechanic with repair events when needed
Strong Candidates

At least 3 years experience (preferably 5 ) working in bike shops wrenching on a variety of bikes and able to perform accurate repair estimates and tune-ups efficiently
A people person, good communicator and efficient mechanic
Independent with excellent problem-solving skills
Strong computer skills – Google docs, Microsoft Office Suite a plus
Experience using point of sale systems
Clean driving record
Mature, organized and responsible team player
Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to info@leftcoastbicycles.com.

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

Visit our job post: www.leftcoastbicycles.com/mechanic-part-time

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