Detroit Bike Share

Job Type: Part Time/ Full Time
Location: Detroit Bike Share
Department: Operations, Bike Maintenance and Safety


About Shift Transit:

Shift Transit, with its’ partner PBSC offers cities a unique one-stop shop solution with turnkey
delivery, offering bikes, stations, software, station siting and planning, marketing, sponsorship
procurement and minute-to-minute system operations.
Shift Transit will provide 430 bikes and 43 stations for Detroit’s first public bike share system.
Set to launch in Spring 2017, Detroit Bike Share will provide short-term bike rental through a
network of wireless, solar-powered kiosks located throughout greater Downtown Detroit.


Bike Mechanic Position Overview

As a Bike Mechanic, you will play a leading role in the Detroit Bike Share operation. You will be
responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Detroit Bike Share bike fleet. Reporting
directly to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible to maintain a safe Bike Shop work
space along with assisting in the ordering and receiving of the parts inventory.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all bike electrical and physical issues in a
    timely professional manner
  • Must assist with Bike shop parts system inventory, ordering and receiving.
  • Lead in maintaining an OSHA compliant workplace
  • Complete accurate reporting as required
  • Respond to directives from management team
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Tire repair
  • Brake Replacement and adjustments
  • Gear adjustments and repair
  • Light wiring repairs
  • Heatset conditioning
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Mechanical experience/training is REQUIRED.
  • Minimum 18 years of age or older.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required for the job.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to: bend, crawl, stoop, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions outdoors year round.
  • Position consists of working nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Good human relations skills, communication (verbal/written) skills, decision making and
    organizational skills. General knowledge and use of parts, and maintenance procedures.


Additional Information


All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to
the nature of work performed to accomplish Shift Transit key performance indicators.
Employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in
accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration
(FTA) regulatory requirements.
We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

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