Maintenance Technician, ArborBike, Ann Arbor

March 4, 2020

Shift Transit is a leader in mobility operations, powering 5 bikeshare programs across North America. As the operator of ArborBike, Shift Transit is responsible for station deployment, bike and station maintenance, and customer service. As the system prepares to re-launch, Shift Transit is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician to join the team.

As a maintenance technician, you will be part of a team playing a leading role in driving bike availability for Ann Arbor customers and ensuring that they have a safe, reliable and predictable form of mobility. You will work on the maintenance and repair of ArborBike’s 150 bicycles and 14 stations. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe Bike Shop workspace, along with assisting in the ordering and receiving of the parts inventory.  Have the ability to drive a large van with lift gate to redistribute bikes as needed based on real-time demand data.  The ideal candidate will have excellent collaboration & communication skills, experience in bike repair, and the ability to multitask effectively, while taking great pride in their work.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all bike components and stations inclusive of electrical and physical issues, in a timely professional manner and as per manufacturer specifications
  • Coordinate bike rebalancing between stations
  • Drive company truck to rebalance stations
  • Evaluate bike condition while rebalancing
  • Inspect docking stations for operability, safety, and cleanliness
  • Maintain the area around bike stations as needed to allow customers to use the service seamlessly
  • Complete accurate reporting as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Live the Shift Transit philosophy every day

Learn more about our philosophy here.  

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in bike repair with a focus on quality
  • Comfortable working with targets and deadlines
  • Problem solving ability
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 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 year round
  • Must be available to work a varied schedule of days, evenings, weekends and /or holidays
  • Must have great human relations skills, written and verbal communication skills, decision making and organizational skills


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

 We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.