Experienced Bicycle Mechanic

Experienced Bicycle Mechanic

01 Feb 2024
Massachusetts, Boston, 02108 Boston USA

Experienced Bicycle Mechanic

Farina's is among the top professional bicycle retailers in the country and recipient of the National Bicycle Dealers Association Excellence Award for the past 10 years. We continue to be family owned and operated since opening our store 49 years ago. If you are looking for a stable, long term career in a fun industry that is booming, then we would love to talk with you about an excellent opportunity to grow your skills and become a key member of our award-winning team. We are looking for an experienced Bike Mechanic who can be a leader in our extremely busy service department. 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!

A minimum of 1-2 years experience working as a mechanic, in a bicycle shop, is a requirement for this position.

In this job you will assist our Service Manager with the following:

-Perform a variety of service functions on customers' bikes, including tune-ups, rebuilds, flat tire repairs, brake/shift adjustments, brake bleeds etc.

-Diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve problems on bikes that are brought in for service.

-Assemble and prepare bikes for sale

-Install accessories on recently purchased bikes

-Provide customer service through direct interaction with customers at time of drop off and/or pickup

Requirements include but are not limited to:

-Must be familiar with and comfortable working on a variety of bikes with older and newer technologies including caliper/disc/hydraulic brakes, friction/indexed/electronic shifting, tubeless tires, and a basic knowledge of electric bike hub motors.

-Capable of perfectly assembling entry and mid-level bicycles

-Interest in working in a team environment committed to providing an exceptional customer experience

-Strong attention to detail and directions

-Ability to clearly communicate with other employees and customers in a professional manner

-Interest in developing own skills, knowledge and career as a professional tradesperson

-Available to work a flexible schedule based on seasonal business needs, which includes working on most Saturdays in the spring and summer.

We offer:

-Competitive hourly wage

-Generous discounts on bikes and gear

-Candidates are paid while they are learning a trade that is high demand

-A reputable, family business that values & takes pride in its employees

-An opportunity to work on all types of bikes in all price ranges, including electric bikes.

-Overtime is paid for any hours over 40

-This is a year-round, full-time position

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