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Bicycle Mechanic

Company Overview

The Pro’s Closet Inc. (TPC) is the world’s largest retailer of previously-owned bikes and cycling gear. We purchase bikes and components from manufacturers, retailers, and individuals and work alongside bike shops to help customers trade in their old bikes for a new one. What sets us apart from our competition is the care we put into our bikes before sale. Our team of professional mechanics clean, inspect, and tune dozens of bikes every day, ensuring our customers have the best experience when buying a bike from us.

Founded in 2007 by Nick Martin, a former professional mountain biker, The Pro’s Closet Inc. is now a 40 + person company headquartered in the cycling hub of Boulder, CO. Our office is a casual, yet fast-paced environment where t-shirts are the norm and dogs roam free. We love bikes, and offer weekly staff lunch rides, additional vacation days for participating in our wellness program, and liberal employee discounts. With generous benefits, casual work environment, and opportunities for growth, this is a great time to join our team.

Position Summary

The Bicycle Mechanic is responsible for expertly inspecting and service writing a wide range of high end bikes, and performing part outs. Mechanic will be cross trained to perform pro tunes at our Boulder location on an as needed basis.  

The position calls for a high level of attention to detail and consistency. Staying organized in a busy work environment, working individually and as part of a team, some heavy lifting of 50 lbs or more, and some inventory management and light data entry will be expected. Maintaining a positive, helpful attitude is imperative in this position. Flexibility and a willingness to help in any way possible are needed in our small, dynamic team environment. Knowledge of bikes is a must.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily participation in a proactive team environment that involves a “continuous improvement” approach in everything we do.
  • Inspecting and service writing bikes to a high standard.
  • Ordering parts for service.
  • Parting out full bikes.
  • Demonstrating proficiency with our computer systems and software.
  • In addition to on-the-job training, the employee is encouraged to use, enjoy and better understand our products outside of work. Get out and ride!

Qualifications

  • One to three years of professional bicycle mechanic and service writing experience. The candidate will perform a supervised task allowing us to gauge your skill level.
  • Experience with industry wholesale accounts ex. QBP, BTI and J&B.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • A positive and professional attitude and a consistent work ethic must be self-motivated and work well alone as well as on a team in a shop/warehouse atmosphere.
  • A passion for working in a high growth business is critical, as the pace and expectations of the culture require a commitment to excellence.
  • A passion for success, a positive and friendly attitude and a consistent work ethic are all a must.
  • A passion for the outdoors.

Compensation/Benefits

The Pro’s Closet Inc. offers a generous compensation/benefits package that includes:

  • 2 weeks paid time off
  • Health, short-term, long-term and life insurance
  • Participate in ownership of the company through stock option grants
  • 6 paid holidays
  • Paid birthday off  
  • Employees can earn an additional 4 paid days off for participating in our wellness program    
  • Reimbursement for a number of continuing education and certification classes
  • Pay incentives for select certification completions  
  • Starting pay rate $16 an hour

 

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@theproscloset.com. Please include in your cover letter the experience or knowledge you have working with bikes and bike components.

The Pro’s Closet is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.