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  • Cycle Profix is currently hiring Bicycle Mechanics and Technicians in the Guelph area. This is a dynamic opportunity for skilled mechanics and cycling enthusiasts to utilize their trade.

    We offer full and part time hours with flexible scheduling.

    Job Responsibilities include Bicycle assembly, repairs, maintenance and part ordering.

    For additional information please visit www.cycleprofix.com, or email your resume to applicants@cycleprofix.com

  • Urbane Cyclist is a worker cooperative. Each worker member is part owner, and all major decisions are made in a collective, non-hierarchical process. Worker cooperatives support workers’ livelihoods: a very different approach from the corporate focus on the bottom line. Co-ops aim to serve the needs of a community with integrity and a vision towards social justice and genuine alternatives to corporate culture and values.

    Urbane is committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds. Urbane believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our Co-op. Urbane is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported. Urbane seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds. Urbane recognizes that the diverse knowledge, perspectives, ideas, experiences and qualities of all employees are critical to our success. The members and employees of Urbane are committed to achieve and supporting Urbane’s ongoing commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
    SERVICE DEPARTMENT

    Currently the Urbane Cyclist Service Department is searching for Mechanic Level 2, Level 5 and Service Writer. Full time available. We are a full service bike shop specializing in adventure/touring/commuter bikes but also with a focus on performance track, road and mountain bikes. We are seeking mechanics who are constantly looking to push their knowledge forward as well as demonstrate professionalism, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Please apply with a cover letter to ucycle@ucycle.com with “Hiring 2015” as the subject line. Hourly compensation based on experience. Urbane Cyclist pays competitive wages.

    Mechanic Level 2 – Basic Repair Technician

    Overview of Job: This position is ideal for a mechanic with one year of bike shop experience and a basic understanding of mechanical adjustments, accessory installation and quality control procedures. A strong desire to learn and attention to detail are a must.

    Level 2 duties include:

    Bike builds up to $1200 retail value
    Accessory and part installation
    Flat fixes (not tubular or tubeless)
    Basic adjustments (brakes, gears, bearings, wheel true)
    Cable and housing and brake pad installation
    To perform basic repairs according to shop standards of quality

    Rate of pay: Starts at $13.06/hr, higher wage paid for more skill and experience.

    Mechanic Level 5 – Advanced Repair/Suspension Technician

    Overview of Job: This position requires a mechanic with a minimum of 5 years experience, completion of Barnett’s, UBI, or Winterborne courses and a strong customer service initiative. Extensive knowledge of suspension service, wheel building, hydraulic brake systems, and internally geared hubs a must.

    Level 5 duties include:

    Suspension service
    Frame facing and chasing
    Frame alignment
    Wheel builds
    Custom bike builds
    Hydraulic brake service
    Provide excellent customer service

    Rate of pay: Starts at $16.63/hr, higher wage paid for more skill and experience.

    Service Writer/Level 4 Technician

    Overview of Job: The Service Writer sells repairs first and foremost and the role requires a great deal of technical and product knowledge. Above all excellent customer service and organizational skills are a must. The Service Writer must also have the ability to communicate effectively with mechanics who will be performing the repairs. A minimum of 5 years experience (or 2-3 with UBI, WBI, or Barnett's certification).

    Service Writer duties include:

    Provide excellent customer service
    Create workorders using a web based system that clearly describes the work to be performed (labour and parts)
    Clearly communicate to the customer the work they will be receiving, the estimate, the completion time
    Schedule and delegate work to mechanics based on customer expectation and needs of the sales department
    Monitor parts inventory and supplies
    Liaise effectively between departments as necessary
    Perform repairs as necessary

    Rate of pay: Starts at $15.30/hr, higher wage paid for more skill and experience.

  • What you’ll be doing

    Ensuring bike shop activities are planned and coordinated to meet the needs of our members
    Organizing and facilitating introductory and ongoing training for the bike shop staff
    Assembling, maintaining and repairing bikes within MEC’s productivity, quality, and safety guidelines
    Updating reports and ensuring systems measures are met or exceeded
    Maintaining a clean and organized work environment that meets MEC visual presentation standards
    Conducting all activities with MEC’s sustainability strategies in mind
    Contributing to exceptional member service by conducting all activities with member service in mind

    What you need to do it well

    3-5 years’ experience in high volume bike shop performing bike assembly, repair and maintenance.
    Barnetts or UBI Pro Mechanic Course a strong asset.
    Experience processing 50-60 bike tune-ups per week, during high season.
    Experience building a minimum of 50 wheels to within +/- .5-1mm.
    Experience with running a team of 8-10 mechanics, prioritizing their work, meeting deadlines and insuring a well-stocked shop
    Experience working with a variety of bikes i.e. kids bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes, city bikes, from low end to high end, including all frame material types.
    Knowledgeable about latest bike equipment and technologies
    Passion for cycling
    Mechanical aptitude
    Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
    Demonstrated organization and time management skills
    Solid English communication skills, oral and written
    Retail or customer service experience
    Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
    Availability to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Sunday
    Bike mechanic technical training considered an asset

    How to apply:
    Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only. Please visit http://www.mec.ca/jobs to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC. Only applications received through our website will be considered. We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview. Deadline to apply is February 10, 2015

    About MEC
    A retail co-operative, MEC exists to enable and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles, supporting activities such as climbing, hiking, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.75 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 17 stores in 6 provinces and www.mec.ca. An individual lifetime membership in MEC costs only $5

  • At Neworld Cycle in Burlington we are looking for a mechanic who wants to have the opportunity of working in a shop with great staff and high end bicycles. This is a good way of improving and developing your skills as a mechanic. Good work ethic, positive attitude and mechanical aptitude are a must. Experience as a mechanic is beneficial but not necessary.
    Wage will be determined depending on experience and skill level.

    Position available immediately, call or email info@neworldcycle.com for more details.

  • At Urkai, we are always on the lookout for amazing people who share our passion for quality crafted European city bicycles and cargo bikes.

    We are looking for a professional bicycle tech who has successfully completed the relevant courses such as the Professional Bicycle Mechanic course at Winterborne or other similar courses.

    You have a passion for building, maintaining and repairing bicycles with precision, care, and making sure every detail is just right.

    You are constantly learning the new technologies and techniques, and mastering them.

    You treat your workshop as a second home and make sure everything is in its place.

    Experience with internal hubs (e.g., Shimano, Sturmy, NuVinci...) is an asset but not required.

    We are looking for someone who will grow with us, focus on learning and continuous improvement and will seek additional responsibilities.

  • Are you looking for an employment opportunity in the cycling industry? Ziggy’s is a long-time established and respected independent bicycle dealer in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, (one hour from Toronto). We are constantly growing and are looking to expand our service department with an outgoing, knowledgeable, sales minded bicycle mechanic who can also take a turn on the sales floor when needed. Our store specializes in high-end brands such as Trek, Cannondale and Giant and offers a full range of bicycle products from racing bikes to children’s gear. This is a great opportunity for the right person to grow with the business for years to come. It will require a combination of people skills and mechanical expertise to get the job done. Previous shop experience of 3-4 years is preferred. This full time position offers competitive pay with bonuses, health care and dental benefits, a great work environment and the usual bike shop incentives in Southern Ontario’s premier bicycle store.

    Resumes will be accepted through e-mail or you can contact us by phone.
    E-mail resumes to: margaret@ziggyscycle.ca

  • Are you looking for an employment opportunity in the cycling industry? Ziggy’s is a long-time established and respected independent bicycle dealer in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, (one hour from Toronto). We are constantly growing and are looking to expand our service department with an outgoing, knowledgeable, sales minded bicycle mechanic who can also take a turn on the sales floor when needed. Our store specializes in high-end brands such as Trek, Cannondale and Giant and offers a full range of bicycle products from racing bikes to children’s gear. This is a great opportunity for the right person to grow with the business for years to come. It will require a combination of people skills and mechanical expertise to get the job done. Previous shop experience of 3-4 years is preferred. This full time position offers competitive pay with bonuses, health care and dental benefits, a great work environment and the usual bike shop incentives in Southern Ontario’s premier bicycle store.

    Resumes will be accepted through e-mail or you can contact us by phone.
    E-mail resumes to: margaret@ziggyscycle.ca

  • Velofix is looking for individuals with a passion for cycling and great mechanical skills to come on board as the Head Mechanics in the two new Calgary Territories. There is the opportunity to work as the mechanic or to also become a partner in the Franchises.

    The right candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is comfortable working on bikes of a variety of levels, is willing to undergo training, and possesses great customer service and people skills.

    Interested candidates can send their resume to: inquiries@velofix.com

    Velofix is a Mobile Bike ProShop that services bikes from a Mercedes Sprinter van. The van is fully stocked with all the tools and parts necessary for any tune-up, just as you would find in a brick and mortar bike shop. To take a look inside the van, watch this video (http://youtu.be/PGepfp9ejl8). Learn more about the velofix model on the website (http://www.velofix.com).

  • Royal Distributing is Canada’s largest and most successful power-sports retailer. We provide a full range of parts, accessories and clothing for Motocross, Street, UTV/ATV, Boating, Snowmobile and Bicycle. As a dealer for Marin Bikes of California we carry a full range of mountain, hybrid and road bikes. In addition we offer UCC bicycles, a brand exclusive to Royal Distributing in North America. Our bicycle lineup for 2014 also includes; BMX, Cruiser, Kids and no-pedal balance bikes.
    At this time we are looking for an additional competent Bicycle Technician for our Guelph location.
    The right person for this position will be able to quickly and efficiently assemble and tune each bike, at the same time handling any warranty issues that may arise. Troubleshooting is a vital part of fast turnaround for any bicycle assembly or service. Attention to detail, easy learning style, organized and meticulous work habits along with efficient use of time are required. Your enthusiasm and passion for bikes and biking are a must. Mechanics will interact with service customers and will be available to help in the sales area whenever required.
    Some on the job training and access to courses will be provided, however individuals must have a thorough understanding of current bicycles, tools, technologies and techniques. Good communication skills and a genuine interest in customer service are key requirements.
    Completion of technical training such as courses offered by the Winterborne Bicycle Institute, OR a minimum of 1 year work experience as a bicycle mechanic.
    Access to transportation (a car, bicycle or public transit).
    Genuine interest in the cycling industry. Interested individuals must be cyclists. They do not need to be aspiring racers, but cycling must be a component of their lifestyle. (Bicycle commuting, BMX racing, Freeriding, it’s all good!)
    Confident and easy going conversation style with customers to quickly and comfortably provide the most suitable equipment, ensuring an enjoyable riding experience.
    Royal Distributing will continue to be a leading power-sports retailer. A background in motorsports is helpful, but not necessary. Individuals who also ride moto or street bikes, or are otherwise athletic, etc. will fit well with our culture.

  • Jasper Source for Sports, located in Jasper Alberta is looking for a full time Bike and Ski Mechanic.

    We are looking:
    at least 2 years of bike shop experience, or demonstrate very strong bicycle industry related knowledge.

    Be a graduate from a bike mechanic training institute

    at least 1 year experience with Wintersteiger ski maintenance equipment, we are willing to train this skill as well.

    We are looking for someone who is passionate about biking and skiing, and mountain life. This individual needs to be reliable, responsible, and take pride in their work.

    the base wage is $15.00/hour and will increase based on experience.

    We also offer accommodation for full time employees and extended health benefits.

    Jasper is beautiful mountain town, with great biking and skiing right at your doorstep. This position start date is flexible, but no later than March 2015.

    Please apply with resume and references to Doug Albert.
    Email: doug@jaspersports.com
    Website: www.jaspersports.com

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