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CaBi - Station Technician 

Category Station Service Technician  

About Capital Bikeshare:

Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transport option that enhances urban livability and mobility. Capital Bikeshare currently operates with over 190 stations and 1600 bikes in Washington, DC, the City of Alexandria, VA and Arlington VA, with system expansion planned in both jurisdictions.  Through contracts with the Washington DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), the City of Alexandria, VA and Arlington County VA, Alta Bicycle Share is responsible for all “on the ground” aspects of Capital Bikeshare, including but not limited to: station and bike building and deployment, station and bike repair and maintenance, and bicycle redistribution.


Overview of Position:

Capital Bikeshare is seeking qualified Station Technicians to help maintain all station terminals.  The Station Technicians will check stations based on a regular schedule, and will provide on the spot maintenance and technical assistance to ensure proper operations of the Capital Bikeshare system.  This is a part-time position, with a regular work schedule of 32 hours/week.


Key Aspects of Position:

·       Interact with customers and potential customers in public - represent Capital Bikeshare and Alta Bicycle Share responsibly and effectively.

·       Inspect and evaluate bicycles and bike share stations for safety, functionality, and cleanliness.

·       Perform routine bicycle maintenance, cleaning, and minor repairs as necessary.

·       Identify and report bicycles in need of in-house repair.

·       Perform routine station maintenance and repairs as necessary.

·       Identify, report, and resolve, if possible, all station malfunctions and/or problems.

·       Use communication and computer technology effectively to record all maintenance/repair activity.

·       Assist with station assembly and installation as necessary/assigned.

·       Retrieve bicycles tagged for in-house repair.

·       Receive training in all aspects of Capital Bikeshare operations, to include:

o   Bicycle maintenance and repair

o   Station technology (hardware and software), maintenance and repair

o   Basic customer service and public relations.

·       Other duties as necessary/assigned

·       Work environment varies, and will include the following:

o   Riding a bicycle and/or driving a light truck alone or with other staff, to and among bike share station locations and other locations as necessary.

o   Industrial facility with indoor and outdoor work areas.

o   Exposure to varying weather conditions during all 4 seasons as this is a year-round position

Position Requirements

Required Skills and Experience:

·       Valid Driver’s License and Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.

·       Mechanical and technical aptitude.

·       Knowledge of DC area geography/street layout.

·       Good written and oral communication skills.

·       Comfortable in a fast paced, warehouse/shop environment

·       Willingness and ability to work off hours and/or weekends.

·       Adaptability to a changing work environment

·       Ability to manage competing demands and deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.

·       Excitement and interest in bike sharing a must.

·       Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; cycle up to 10 miles per day in urban areas; stoop, bend, and stand for long periods.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

·       Experience with hand, air and power tools.

·       Experience with computer network wiring and/or solar panel construction/wiring.

·       Experience in construction, fabrication, or other similar trade.

·       Previous bicycle, mechanical and/or logistics experience.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities in order to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Alta Bicycle Share is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.



Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Close Date 11/20/2013  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 6/21/2013  
Location Capital Bike Share  

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