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Experienced Bike Technician


Posted by Wheel Sport Bikes on 03/05/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Customer Service, Retail - Bike Mechanic - Ski Technician, Retail - Sales

Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, Recreation

State: ID, WA

City: Spokane

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Business Phone: 5093263977

Job Type: Seasonal Part Time

Salary: $15-$25

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

Wheel Sport Bikes is hiring an experienced Bike Technician. A passion for cycling, knowledge of bicycle mechanics and bicycle parts, and a proactive and problem-solving attitude are qualities at the top of our list!

In this job you will

Assemble and prepare bikes for sale.
Perform a variety of service functions on new and used bikes.
Provide one of a kind customer service through direct and detailed interaction with customers.
You are

Problem solver
Repair experience preferred. Riders and enthusiasts preferred. Open to all ages and levels of experience.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Apply shop standards in the assembly and repair of bikes and skis across the full product line.
Evaluate the mechanical condition of the product and estimate the cost of repairs.
Provide an educated assessment for a bicycle repair for the customer that includes an estimated completion date.
Meet or exceed shop production standards.
Complete paperwork accurately and fully (record parts used work performed detail of torque tolerance and standard procedures; complete pricing of job ticket) and process to next status or location.
Record and report any deficiencies not addressed by the repair work being done to the customer and or the appropriate leader.
Assist customers in the sale or repair process by sharing product and technical knowledge as appropriate.
Operate cash register as necessary.
Report or record replacement parts inventory and supply shortages to the General Manager. Maintain shop cleanliness including bench and common workspace. Install and adjust speed and gear mechanisms.
Assemble new bicycles.
Install, repair, and replace equipment or accessories, such as handlebars, stands, lights, and seats.
Align wheels.
Disassemble axles to repair, adjust, and replace defective parts, using hand tools.
Shape replacement parts, using bench grinders.
Repair holes in tire tubes, using scrapers and patches.
Weld broken or cracked frames together, using oxyacetylene torches and welding rods.
Paint bicycle frames, using spray guns or brushes.
Install and adjust brakes and brake pads.
Help customers select bicycles that fit their body sizes and intended bicycle uses.
Sell bicycles and accessories.
Install new tires and tubes.
Clean and lubricate bicycle parts.
Order bicycle parts.
Build wheels by cutting and threading new spokes.
Install vehicle parts or accessories.
Adjust vehicle components according to specifications.
Explain technical product or service information to customers.
Sell products or services.
Install vehicle parts or accessories.
Perform basic equipment maintenance.
Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
Install vehicle parts or accessories.
Adjust vehicle components according to specifications.
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
Install vehicle parts or accessories.
Align equipment or machinery.
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
Grind parts to required dimensions.
Repair tires.
Operate welding equipment.
Paint surfaces or equipment.
Other duties as needed/ assigned.

Requirements include but are not limited to:

Minimum of 2 years experience preferred working as a technician/ mechanic in a bike shop.
Previous bike assembly experience or equivalent preferred
Interest in working in a team environment committed to providing excellent sales and service experience while increasing sales through service
Strong attention to detail
Ability to maintain open and positive relations with employees and customers
Interest in developing your own skills and knowledge
Availability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, including evenings and weekends
Ability to periodically lift 40 pounds

Preferred candidates will have knowledge and experience in any or all of the following systems and tools:

Adjustable hand wrenches
Bench mount stands Wall mount stands
Bike cable cutters
Box end spanners
Cable cutters
Cable stretchers
Cassette lock ring tools
Chain checkers
Chain cleaner brushes
Chainring nut wrenches
Compact scissors
Component cleaning brushes
Cone wrench sets
Crank bolt wrenches
Crank pullers
Crown race setters
Derailleur hanger alignment gauges
Desktop computers
Floor pumps
Folding hex wrench sets
Frame taps
Handlebar holders
Hex tools
Inventory management software
LightSpeed Cloud
Linkage clamps
Multipurpose hammers
Needle nose pliers
Offset brake wrenches
Open end wrench sets
P-handled hex wrenches
Pedal Powered Software Bicycle Repair Man
Pedal wrenches
Personal computers
Phillips head screwdrivers
Point of sale terminals
Portable repair stands
Precision spoke wrenches
Repair Traq
Screw type chain tools
Shop repair stands
Side cutter pliers
Spoke gauges
Sprocket removers
Straight blade screwdrivers
Threadless nut setters
Three-way hex wrenches
Tire levers
Wall mount stands
Web browser software
Wheel truing stands

A competitive benefits package including store discounts and flexible scheduling is available to all associates.

Please send your resume and cover letter to the email listed. People from minority backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply.

About Wheel Sport Bikes

We strive to provide quality customer service while offering the best bike and accessory selection in the Spokane & Coeur d'Alene area.  Our shops welcome people of all skills & abilities.  Whether you're wanting to learn more about biking, or are looking to upgrade your current bike but aren't quite sure what you should purchase, our friendly staff is highly experienced and available to help fulfill your needs.