Mechanic – Bicycle Collective

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MECHANIC: BICYCLE COLLECTIVE

The Salt Lake City branch of the Bicycle Collective currently has openings for one or more mechanics. These are part- to full-time positions, depending on the applicant’s needs and preferences. These are not seasonal positions; mechanics at the Bicycle Collective have the opportunity to work a regular schedule year round.

Mechanics at the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective are responsible for assessing and repairing bikes to be sold, or donated through our charitable programs. The ideal candidate would have a broad understanding of bicycle repair, and would be able and willing to work on a wide variety of bikes (e.g., 70’s road bikes, 90’s mountain bikes, new high-end bikes, and department store bikes). They would also possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and be highly motivated to help the Bicycle Collective achieve its mission.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 1 season (6 months) paid shop experience required
Working knowledge of all aspects of bicycle repair
Ability and willingness to work on a wide variety of bikes
Ability to troubleshoot and use manuals, past experience, and other appropriate resources to problem solve
Proficiency with older bicycle technology and tools (1960's-present)
Ability to work on a deadline and within financial constraints
Strong work ethic
Strong organizational and communication skills
Responsibilities:

Assess donated bikes to determine if they are economically repairable
Repair bikes to be sold or to be donated through our charitable programs
Track time and parts used per project
Maintain a high level of professionalism
Maintain a clean, organized, safe workspace
Perform quality control checks on other mechanics’ finished bikes
Assist head mechanic with various other tasks, such as bike organization, organizing new and used parts, ensuring there is an up-to-date list of needed supplies, etc.
Occasionally help with the Bicycle Collective’s other programs as needed
Benefits:

$12-14 per hour, depending on experience
Year-round, non-seasonal work
Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Location: Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, 2312 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject heading “Bicycle Mechanic application”. The position is open until filled.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@bicyclecollective.org