Bicycle Mechanic

Location Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to €12.81 per hour + Free parking, 26 days annual leave
Published 4 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Kelly
Job ref DWBM3010_1604076110

Job description

My client based in Dublin City Centre are looking for experienced bicycle mechanics


Bike Mechanics perform a key role in running and maintaining the bikes.

Primarily they are responsible for ensuring bikes are well maintained to the highest safety standards at all times and repairs are carried out efficiently to ensure an adequate supply of safe and well-presented bikes on the street.

The work, mainly based in our workshops but also in the field, will be very hands on with regard to bikes, stations and stock. The post will require a flexible individual to operate in a maintenance setting where the necessity to deal with a number of unforeseen incidents is inherent in the role. You may at times be tasked with the on street installation or re-location of Public Bike Scheme infrastructure.

Core Requirements

The candidate should have a proven track record in mechanical maintenance and must show a flexible multi skilled mind-set. A history of bike maintenance either in a professional or personal capacity is preferred. Flexibility with regard to availability for rotas which can change and can include early morning, night and weekend shifts is required. Ability to perform repetitive tasks to set targets while maintaining standards and remaining alert to the development of new issues.

They will be able to work on their own initiative at times and must have the ability to prioritise tasks as required. Some work is carried out 5 meters plus from the ground so the ability to work at height is needed. Applicants must have exceptional written and spoken English skills and a good standard of computer literacy. Candidates with a full clean driving licence are preferred.

Main Responsibilities

This section describes many of the likely activities in which the Bike Mechanic will be involved. While not an exhaustive list it's designed to give you a feel for the nature and possible scope of the work.

  • Bike maintenance and repair both workshop and field based.
  • Installation of public bike scheme infrastructure on the street.
  • Fault finding, problem solving, resolving and documenting issues.
  • Installations, commissioning, maintenance and removals of various plant including bikes, bike terminals, bike stands, advertising displays, wayfinding plant and APCs.
  • Recovering bikes from the field.
  • Maintaining accurate records including logging PPM on equipment, plant and your stock and spare part usage in the Bike Workshop.
  • Organising your work in the Bike Workshop to ensure we maximise the quality of service delivered to Subscribers.
  • Checking and ensuring maintenance of standards in relation to safety, quality, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Assisting with regulation and cleaning duties.

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