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  • Seasonal Part­Time Fleet Technician - Boulder BCycle
    Post date: Tue, 01/14/2014 - 09:40

    Boulder B­cycle is seeking a part­time fleet technician to participate in the daily operation of Boulder’s nonprofit
    bike­sharing system. The seasonal part­time fleet technician will primarily be responsible for the repair and
    maintenance of B­cycle bicycles in the Boulder B­cycle fleet, building new B­cycles, the delivery of B­cycles to
    stations throughout Boulder, and the troubleshooting and basic maintenance of stations. Applicants for this
    position should have solid bicycle mechanic skills, a valid driver’s license and good driving record, strong
    customer service skills, and be able to work alone to accomplish an assigned set of tasks.

    ● B­cycle maintenance
    ○ Perform basic and advanced B­cycle bicycle maintenance, including:
    ■ Replacement of cartridge bottom bracket
    ■ Headset adjustment
    ■ Brake and derailleur fine tuning
    ■ Internally­geared hub overhaul
    ■ Hub dynamo electrical system troubleshooting and repair
    ○ Occasionally complete basic maintenance in public, potentially under public scrutiny
    ○ Unpack and build new B­cycles
    ○ Work under the direction of the Fleet Manager
    ● System maintenance
    ○ Relocate B­cycles between stations using a pickup truck and electric­assist bicycle and trailer
    ○ Monitor station performance using the B­cycle database
    ○ Make minor repairs or adjustments of hardware inside B­cycle stations
    ● Other
    ○ Perform informal customer service while maintaining stations and bikes
    ○ Attend events to present information about Boulder B­cycle

    In order to execute the responsibilities of the Part­Time Fleet Technician, applicants should:
    ● Possess solid bike mechanic skills (specified above)
    ● Be able to repeatedly lift bicycles weighing 50 pounds to a height of no less than 36”
    ● Be able to work while standing for extended periods
    ● Be able to work outdoors in inclement (rain, wind, snow) weather
    ● Have a working knowledge of Boulder’s layout, streets, and geography and the skill to drive and park a
    manual transmission pickup truck in traffic in a safe and prudent manner
    ● Feel comfortable and safe riding an electric­assist bicycle towing a heavy trailer
    ● Be able to analyze system needs based on real­time web based reporting, anticipate short­term needs
    of the system, and distribute bikes accordingly

    This position is seasonal (March­October 2014), part­time (10­20 hours per week, including weekends), and is
    paid hourly at $13. To apply, please email your interest and qualifications to info AT boulderbcycle DOT com by 4pm
    Friday, 31 January 2014. Boulder B­cycle will notify all applicants on the progress of the hiring process by
    Monday, 17 February 2014.