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Bicycle Mechanic

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mechanic is responsible for quality inspections of both vintage and modern bicycles and components. You will be expected to properly use tools and disassemble bicycles, as well clean items up to company standards.

The position calls for a high level of attention to detail and consistency. Staying organized in a busy work environment, working individually and as part of a team, some heavy lifting of 50 lbs or more, and some inventory management and light data entry will be expected. Maintaining a positive, helpful attitude is imperative in this position. Flexibility and a willingness to help in any way possible are needed in our small, dynamic team environment. Knowledge of bikes is a must.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Daily participation in a proactive team environment that involves a ‘lean process’ approach to continuous process improvement in everything we do.
● Inspecting, disassembling/building, and servicing vintage and modern bicycles and components.
● Cleaning bicycles and components up to company standards.
● Demonstrating proficiency with our computer systems and software.
● In addition to on-the-job training, the employee is encouraged to use, enjoy and better understand our products outside of work. Get out and ride!

 

QUALIFICATIONS

● One to three years of professional bicycle mechanic experience. The candidate will perform a supervised part out allowing us to gauge your skill level and knowledge of tools.
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
● Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
● Clean driving record.
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
● Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
● A positive and professional attitude and a consistent work ethic must be self-motivated and work well alone as well as on a team in a shop/warehouse atmosphere.
● A passion for working in a high growth business is critical, as the pace and expectations of the culture require a commitment to excellence.
● A passion for success, a positive and friendly attitude and a consistent work ethic are all a must.
● A passion for the outdoors.

 

COMPENSATION / BENEFITS

The Pros Closet offers a generous compensation package that includes paid time off, health, dental, vision and life insurance, employee stock options, and competitive hourly wages. The pay scale for this position is $14-$17 per hour based on experience.

The Pros Closet offers a benefits package which includes: 2 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid holidays, paid birthday, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance and life insurance. Employees can also earn an additional 4 paid days off for commuting to work. We offer reimbursement for a number of continuing education and certification classes, and have pay incentives for select certification completions.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@theproscloset.com. Please include in your cover letter some background information on your experience or knowledge you may have working with bikes and bike components.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

The Pro’s Closet (TPC) is the world’s largest retailer of previously-owned bikes and cycling gear. We purchase bikes and components from manufacturers, retailers, and individuals and work alongside bike shops to help customers trade in their old bikes for a new one. What sets us apart from our competition is the care we put into our bikes before sale. Our team of professional mechanics clean, inspect, and tune dozens of bikes every day, ensuring our customers have the best experience when buying a bike from us.

Founded in 2007 by Nick Martin, a former professional mountain biker, The Pro’s Closet is now a 40 person company headquartered in the cycling hub of Boulder, CO. Our office is a casual, yet fast-paced environment where t-shirts are the norm and dogs roam free. We love bikes, and offer weekly staff lunch rides, additional vacation days for commuting, and liberal employee discounts. With generous benefits, casual work environment, and opportunities for growth, this is a great time to join our team.

The Pro’s Closet is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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