Left Coast Bicycles, Portland's mobile bike repair

Mobile bike repair

Portland, OR, 97212

(541)-821-4159

We are a mobile bike shop where you need it, when you need it.

Because we understand that you depend on your bike for your daily life and leaving your bike to get serviced is a hassle.  

We set up shop, so that you can get your bike serviced while you work. We are happy to come to wherever it is most convenient for you!

Skip the trip to the shop and bring us to you!

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mechanic, Part time


Job Description

We are in search of a qualified bike mechanic to  join our mobile repair team to run bicycle service events for our home based customers and our network of forward-thinking workplaces. Are you an experienced bike mechanic that is great with people? Already working at a shop and looking for more hours? Are you looking for independence, a flexible schedule, weekends off, and competitive hourly pay ? If so, we'd like to hear from you!

Our ideal candidate exudes warmth and friendliness, is independent and has a confident attitude and character. You have a rich and varied experience in the bicycle industry and are comfortable working on all varieties of bikes from clunky commuters to high end carbon race bikes. You have excellent customer service skills, are able to communicate the nuances of each customers bicycle needs in an approachable, friendly way. You are a good problem solver with a can-do attitude, and you also work well as part of a team.

Job Info

  • You will be responsible for transporting our shop-on-wheels via bike or van to each location and providing friendly on-site bike service.

  • This is a contract part-time position. Our schedule is variable, our assignments range from 1 to 3 days in length and are assigned based on your availability

  • More assignments are available during March-November

  • Competitive hourly pay (DOE)

  • Opportunities for advancement and full time employment for strong candidates

  • Access to wholesale parts / new bikes

Key Responsibilities

  • Transport of our bike-shop on wheels via bike or van to repair events in the Portland Metro area

  • Set up of bicycle repair station and LCB promotional materials

  • Thorough personalized bicycle repair estimates and tune-ups

  • Run repair events independently and assist our Head Mechanic with repair events when needed

Strong Candidates

  • At least 3 years experience (preferably 5 ) working in bike shops wrenching on a variety of bikes and able to perform accurate repair estimates and tune-ups efficiently

  • A people person , good communicator and efficient mechanic

  • Independent with excellent problem solving skills

  • Strong computer skills - Google docs, Microsoft Office Suite a plus

  • Experience using point of sale systems

  • Clean driving record

  • Mature, organized and responsible team player

  • Excited about the bike lifestyle and culture

How to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to info@leftcoastbicycles.com.

Tell us a little bit about yourself, your experience and why you think you would be a great addition to our team.