Bike Mechanic

About Bike Chattanooga

Shift Transit is a leader in North American urban bicycle share program development and operations. Shift Transit, with its partner PBSC Urban Solutions, has years of experience planning, implementing, and operating bicycle share programs across North America. Through careful planning and collaboration with our clients in each city, we take pride in delivering an excellent experience to both our riders and our clients. 

Bike Chattanooga, operated by Shift Transit, provides 400 bikes and 42 stations to the Chattanooga Community and visitors. Bike Chattanooga provides short-term, point-to-point, bike rentals through a network of electric and solar-powered kiosks located throughout Downtown, the TN Riverwalk, and UTC Campus.

Bike Chattanooga is seeking a Bike Mechanic to help with all aspects of bicycle maintenance, cleaning, and repair. Training on technical and unique aspects of Bike Share bikes will be provided.

Key Aspects of Position 

  • Inspect and evaluate bicycles for safety, functionality, and cleanliness.
  • Perform routine bicycle maintenance, cleaning, and repairs as necessary.
  • Use communication and computer technology effectively to record all maintenance/repair activity.
  • Receive training on all aspects of Bicycle maintenance and repair

Note: The above description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to the nature of work performed to accomplish Shift Transit’s Mission.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience in bicycle repair.
  • Good mechanical and technical aptitude.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts as assigned, including evenings and weekends.
  •  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; stoop, bend, and stand for long periods of time.

Preferred Skills and Experience 

  • Experience with hand, air, and power tools.
  • Experience in construction, fabrication, or other similar trade.
  • Previous bicycle, mechanical and/or logistics experience.
Shift Transit is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Shift Transit is a drug-free workplace.