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Field Bike Technician 


About Divvy:

Divvy is Chicago’s bike sharing system of 4,000 bikes and 400 stations across the city. Intended to provide Chicagoans with an additional transportation option for getting around the city, Divvy is fun, easy, and affordable.  More at

Overview of Position:

Divvy is seeking Field Bike Technicians to help with all aspects of field bicycle maintenance, cleaning, and repair. Training on technical and unique aspects of Bike Share bikes will be provided. You’ll be a part of a groundbreaking team that focuses on the successful launch of an innovative bicycle transportation system with emphasis on building strong client and sponsor relationships while exceeding the highest standards for service.

Key Aspects of Position:

·       Interacts with customers and potential customers in public—represents Divvy and Alta Bicycle Share responsibly and effectively   

·       Inspects and evaluates bicycles and bike share stations for safety, function, and cleanliness

·       Performs routine bicycle maintenance and cleaning, and minor repairs as necessary

·       Identifies and reports bicycles in need of in-house repair

·       Performs routine station maintenance, and repairs as necessary

·       Identifies, reports, and resolves, if possible, all station malfunctions and/or problems

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

·       Assists with station assembly and installation as necessary/assigned

·       Retrieves bicycles tagged for in-house repair

·       Receives training in all aspects of Divvy operations, including:

-        Bicycle maintenance and repair

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

-        Basic customer service and public relations

·       Other duties as necessary/assigned

Position Requirements

Required Skills and Experience:

·       Valid driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record

·       Mechanical and technical aptitude

·       Experience with hand, air, and power tools

·       Good written and verbal communication skills

·       Ability to be both self-directed and to work well in a collaborative team environment

·       Comfortable in a fast paced, warehouse/shop environment

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

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

·       Excitement and interest in bike sharing a must

Preferred Skills and Experience:

·       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 description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to the nature of work performed to accomplish Alta Bicycle Share's Mission.

Alta Bicycle Share is a drug-free workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Salary Compensation: $10-$14 per hour  
Bargaining Unit Position  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 7/16/2014  
Location Divvy  

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