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BIKE SHOP & BIKE MECHANIC JOBS

Position: E-Trike Mechanic
Cooperative: Shift Delivery Coop
Location: Vancouver, BC

We are seeking an experienced bike mechanic to help with the maintenance and upgrades for our growing fleet of tricycles.

Shift Delivery is a worker-owned cooperative that uses electric-assist cargo tricycles to deliver goods around Vancouver. We are trailblazers in using trikes for delivery and our hard-working machines need that special touch only a mechanic can provide. We have an awesome team & this role can offer a lot of flexibility. If you love to wrench, we'd love to hear from you! 

Position: Trike Mechanic
Type: Part-Time (can grow to F/T)
Hours: Very Flexible (ideally 15-20hrs/week)
Wage: Minimum $19/hr - higher wage dependant on experience

*Health Benefits provided after 3 months, discounts on gear + parts, all equipment provided

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee regular maintenance of mechanical systems of trikes (like bikes, but everything is bigger!)
  • Troubleshoot & repair unexpected issues
  • Keep the Logistics Manager up-to-date on fleet status & upcoming projects
  • Track tool & parts inventory to support fleet resilience
  • Procure standard & unique parts
  • Identify, prioritize & execute fleet improvements and upgrades for safety and performance
  • Review maintenance reports, resolve issues accordingly & note recurring trends
  • Assist with training new trikers on roadside repair techniques (if interested)

What you would bring to Shift:

  • 2+ years bicycle maintenance experience (or related training)
  • Troubleshooting & diagnostic skills
  • Experience with hydraulic brake systems
  • Ability to perform maintenance within agreed-upon windows of trike availability
  • Mechanical creativity to adapt existing parts to meet our unique needs
  • Respect for the importance of triker safety and for your role in ensuring fleet integrity
  • Solid organizational skills: diligent about preventative maintenance & record keeping
  • Punctual, with strong time management skills & the ability to prioritize important tasks
  • Good teamwork skills & ability to work independently

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with electric drive systems for bicycles
  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Project management skills, able to plan for & achieve goals
  • Experience with parts inventory management
  • Experience working within a budget
  • Willingness to provide on-call support
  • Commitment to long-term involvement

Interested?
Send a cover letter & resume to: shifthiring@gmail.com

Questions?

Email us or call 604.445.4391

To learn more about Shift:
http://www.shift.coop
http://www.facebook.com/ShiftDelivery

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 10 2022    ID: 62900