Bike Mechanic (Training Scholarship)

Job Location

Alexandria, VA

On-Site

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Type of Job

Part-Time

Salary

$15/hr

Published Date

Feb 24, 2022

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Flexible schedule; Start April 2022

 

Please apply through our online form: https://forms.gle/Bpfrwb2cnJJgwRDx5

You must be logged into a Google account to apply through our online form. If you do not have a Google account, apply via the email listed on our website.

 

Description: Pedego Alexandria is looking for a bicycle mechanic to maintain and manage our fleet of rental bikes, to service customer bikes, and to assist in manual labor. Bicycle mechanic training is available, no prior knowledge needed! Training workshop scholarships are available for people underrepresented in the bicycle industry (women, gender-nonconforming, trans, intersex, and people of color.)We’re looking for someone smart, determined, and considerate. We can train a great person to be a great mechanic, we can’t train a great mechanic to be a great person.

 

Duties:

· Make sure our rental fleet stays in tip-top shape

· Diagnose and repair customer bikes

· Explain technical procedures to customers

· Assist with display and lock-up of bikes

· Prepare bikes for scheduled rentals and events

· Help with moving heavy shipment materials

· Assemble products from boxes

· Install accessories and customize components

· Build store furnishings

· Maintain the workshop area

 

Basic Qualifications:

· General availability 10 am - 6 pm Mon & Thur–Sat , 1 pm – 5 pm Sun

· Any prior work experience

· Interest in electric bikes

· Get to the shop on time

· Speak conversational English

· Capable of working with tools

· Lift 100 lbs to chest level

· Hold 100 lbs for 20 seconds

· Able enough to tinker

· Learn from video tutorials

· Read handwritten instructions

· Possess driver’s license

· Sharp observational perception

· Comfortable with analytical problem solving

· Enjoy focusing on single tasks for extended periods

· Accept responsibility for mistakes easily

· Take personal pride in quality of projects

· Respectful of minority communities at all times

· Support of mobility justice, sustainability, accessibility

· Desire to go above and beyond basic duties

 

Bonus Qualifications:

· Prior mechanic experience

· Speak Spanish

· Ride a bike

· Generally handy

· Any special skill

· Own a Pedego e-bike :)

 

About Us: Pedego Alexandria is a small, family-owned, local Pedego Electric Bikes dealer, bike shop, recreation activity, and accessories boutique. We sell, rent, and service Pedego brand e-bikes. We also offer tours and serve our community.

 

What We Offer:

· Technical skill training

· Small, supportive team atmosphere

· Safe, chill, and fun environment

· Accommodating and compassionate management

· Autonomy and open communication

· Free e-bike rentals and bike servicing

 

If you don’t meet our qualifications or are overqualified, apply anyhow! We are open to taking on apprentices ($11/hr wage) or negotiating with professionals.

Women, people of color, veterans, LGBT+, neurodiverse, & older adults are encouraged to apply!