Bicycle Service Technicians, Writers & Bike Builders
Posted by Wheat Ridge Cyclery on 08/22/2022
Industry Sector: Bike
Job Categories: Retail - Bike Mechanic - Ski Technician
Company Type: Retailer
City: Wheat Ridge & Littleton
Country: United States
Required Experience: 1 - 3 years
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $16 - $25/hr
Required to Relocate:
Required to Travel:
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within:
Job Description & Requirements
Currently hiring for positions in our main store in Wheat Ridge and our satellite location in Littleton (at C-470 & Ken Caryl). Seasonal, full and part-time positions available.
The WRC Service Lab is paradise for the discriminating bicycle mechanic, featuring 16 full-service bays, dedicated wheel building department, and a fully outfitted, dedicated mountain bike suspension service room. This is bicycle mechanic heaven!
Bike Techs will perform a variety of service functions on new and used bikes ranging from e-bikes and full suspension mountain bikes to road, townie, and kids bikes. Bike Techs are responsible for check-in/out, diagnosing issues and preforming thorough & efficient repairs and must be very knowledgeable in componentry ranging from vintage to the latest and greatest bike technology.
Service Writers are solely responsible for check-in/out, diagnosing issues and selling service packages. Service Writers must be very knowledgeable in the wide range of current and older componentry, including:
· Road and Mountain bike drivetrains
· Braking systems
· All other bicycle systems of various technological eras that will be encountered in a diagnostic format.
Dynamic personality, positive attitude, professionalism and a proven ability to provide customers with best-in-class service. This is a very busy, high-volume service department. The ability to provide engaged and thorough care and empathy for each and every customer is key to the success of the department and to the continued high esteem we enjoy in our market. Listening closely and providing a legendary customer service experience are mandatory!
Builders are responsible for the assembly of new bikes for sales floor.
WHAT YOU BRING
A developed and sincere passion for cycling in any discipline is a must. Culture is important at WRC. We strive to provide a safe place to work and a fun place for our customers to shop. Every employee at WRC is measured by these Core Values:
Additional duties and responsibilities:
- Ability to produce top quality work while maintaining a high level of productivity
- Ability to stand and walk throughout most of work shift
- Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 lbs occasionally and/or up to 35 lbs frequently
Wheat Ridge Cyclery is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.
WHAT WE OFFER
Flexibility, benefits and a professional, friendly environment of like-minded cyclists awaits.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
- Hourly pay range:
- Service Techs, $18 - $25/hr
- Service Writers, $18 - $25/hr
- Bike Builders, $16 - $24/hr
- Monthly sales-goal based bonuses up to $1,200
- 401(k) investment plan with an employer match up to 4%
- Employee purchase discounts
- Vacation and holiday pay*
- Health and dental benefit plans*
- Personal demo bike allowance*
- Aflac supplemental insurance*
* after meeting eligibility requirements
About Wheat Ridge Cyclery
Since 1973, Wheat Ridge Cyclery has been dedicated to the sport of cycling and all it encompasses. Our devotion to cycling shines through in our commitment to providing complete customer satisfaction through unparalleled service, expert advice and a unique bicycle shopping experience.We offer a vast selection of state-of-the-art products coupled with over 200 combined years of industry expertise, custom fitting, unequalled mechanical prowess and a genuine caring smile for all who visit