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The Bike Station (Recycle to Cycle & Recycle)


Refurbishing Mechanic - Perth

Organisation profile:
We are a social enterprise and charitable company. Now the largest recycler of bikes in the UK
with 25 employees and a turnover of £780,000 our aim is a future where everyone has the
opportunity for cycling and its benefits, and access to the support, advice and skills they need to
keep their bike safely on the road. We refurbish donated bikes, sell them at affordable prices
and use the proceeds to overcome barriers to cycling in Scotland.


Job Location: Perth , Scotland
Contract – Fixed until March 31st 2025

Salary £22,000


The Post
Refurbishing Mechanic is part of the Refurbishing team within The Bike Station. The role is
designed to support the day to day refurbishing of our bike stock for our communities and
commercial activity. You will be a skilled bike mechanic and have experience producing finished refurbished bikes to a high standard on a daily basis. whilst maintaining a safe and clean working environment You will have an excellent upto date knowledge of bikes and bike components, and have experience working in a busy workshop and retail environment. Being able to work as part of a
team,including volunteers, experienced mechanics and office staff is also vital. Also desirable is
experience of Cycle Leading/training with relevant qualifications.

Responsibilities and Duties
● Assess donated bikes for refurbishment and complete these to a high standard.
● Assist with day to day operation of the workshop maintaining a clean, safe working
environment.
● Data input and spreadsheet analysis for refurbishments
● Assist with retail duties and some customer service when we are open to the public.
● Other duties as directed by the Production Manager.
● Work alongside to assist and guide our team of volunteers

 

Qualifications & Experience
● Minimum of 3 years' professional experience as a bike mechanic
● A recognized qualification in bike maintenance and assembly
● Will work independently and as part of a team
● Have well-developed communication skills
● Cycle Leader and Cycle training qualifications. ( Desirable)


How to apply,
Send an Email with CV and Covering Letter plus 2 referees to
recruitment@thebikestation.org.uk by 12pm Friday 21st June

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