Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transport option that enhances urban livability and mobility. The Hubway bicycle sharing system operates approximately 1100 bikes at over 110 stations in the Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline area in 2013 .
Overview of Position:
Hubway is seeking an experienced Bike Mechanic to help with all aspects of bicycle assembly, maintenance, and repair. Training on technical and unique aspects of Bike Share bikes will be provided. You’ll be a part of a team that focuses on a bicycle transportation system with emphasis on building strong client and sponsor relationships while exceeding the highest standards for service. This is a part-time position.
Key Aspects of Position:
? Complete repairs in a professional and timely manner.
? Reliably report for work as assigned.
? Respond to requests from your manager(s).
? Assist in maintaining an OSHA compliant workplace.
? Ensure that all necessary reporting is accurate, complete and timely.
? Work under the guidance of the Bike Mechanic Supervisor.
? Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:
• Two years minimum experience in professional bicycle repair.
• High school diploma or the equivalent.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Passion for bikes, efficiency and sustainability.
• Proven technical and mechanical aptitude and innovation.
• Adaptability – enthusiastically adapt to changes in the work environment.
• Dependability – Follow instructions; respond to management direction; communicate frequently; solicit feedback to improve performance.
• Interpersonal skills – maintain confidentiality; remain open to others’ ideas; demonstrate patience and willingness to try new things.
• This position may require frequent or prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and/or lifting up to 35 pounds.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Applicable training or courses involving bicycle repair is a plus
Alta Bicycle Share is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alta Bicycle Share is a drug-free workplace.