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Fort Worth Bike Sharing is seeking a part­time Fleet Technician/Mechanic to assist in the daily operation of the Fort Worth B-Cycle bike share system. The part­time fleet technician will primarily be responsible for delivering B­cycles to bike share stations throughout Central Fort Worth, basic station maintenance, and Bcycle repair and maintenance. Applicants for this position should have good bicycle mechanic skills, a valid driver’s license and good driving record, strong customer service skills, and be able to work independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Relocate B­cycles between stations using a pickup truck (with trailer) and mountain bike (with trailer)
  • B­cycle maintenance: Perform basic bicycle maintenance, inflate tires, change flats, lubricate chains, and adjust brakes and shifters.
  • Make minor repairs or adjustments of hardware inside B­cycle stations
  • Must be able to complete the above maintenance in public, while interacting with customers and passersby.
  • Monitor station performance on the B­cycle database
  • Deliver B-cycles to special events.

Qualifications: 

In order to execute the responsibilities of this position, applicants should:

  • Possess bike mechanic skills (specified above)
  • Be able to repeatedly lift bicycles weighing 50 pounds to a height of no less than 36”
  • Be able to work while standing for extended periods
  • Be able to work outdoors in extreme (rain, wind, heat) weather
  • Have a solid working knowledge of Fort Worth’s layout, streets, and geography
  • Have the skill to drive and park a pickup truck with trailer in traffic in a safe manner
  • Have the stamina and conditioning to ride a bicycle towing a heavy trailer
  • Be able to analyze system needs based on real­time web based reporting, anticipate short­term needs of the system, and distribute the bikes accordingly
  • Preference given to candidates who are bilingual and have some computer and/or electrical experience.

Hours: This position is part­time (15-20 hours per week) and will include weekends and some nights. Shifts may vary weekly.

Start time: ASAP

Location: Roving, otherwise at 201 South Calhoun, Suite 113

Supervisor: Operations Manager

To apply, please email your interest and qualifications to durango@fortworthbikesharing.org.

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