Experienced Bicycle Mechanic (Watertown)

Farina's Inc.

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61 Galen Street near Mt. Auburn Street

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compensation: $25. to $29. per hour based on prior experience and skill level
employment type: full-time
job title: 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!

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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