Bike Mechanic

Website Recyke y’bike

Title: Bike mechanic

Job Location: 164 Brinkburn Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: £9.69/hour, 35 hours/week. Holiday entitlement 33 days including bank holidays.

How to apply: email sara@recyke.bike for an application pack. Closing date for applications is the 10th May.

Job Description:

The role involves carrying out bike repairs as well as refurbishing donated bikes.
 Day to day duties include:

  • Carrying out bike servicing and repairs as required
  • Assisting customers with queries and sales
  • Diagnosing mechanical issues on bikes, discussing solutions and costs with customers
  • Working on donated bikes to make them ready for sale in the shop
  • Supporting and training volunteers

Essential experience, skills and knowledge include:

  • Experience of working in a bike shop or workshop (minimum 2 years)
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to act on your own initiative
  • Self- motivated with pride in your work
  • Commitment to the charitable objectives, values and ethos of Recyke y’bike

Cytech 2 or equivalent qualification is preferable but experience of carrying out bike repairs in a professional capacity is essential as well as a passion for bikes!  

To apply for this job email your details to sara@recyke.bike.

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