JOB OPENING: Bike mechanic
SABA bike mechanics perform diagnostics, maintenance and basic repairs at school and community events in South Sacramento, North Natomas, West Sacramento, Rancho Cordova and other locations in the greater Sacramento area. Help us empower people to rely on their bikes for everyday transportation.
Perform basic diagnostic checks to identify problems with wheels and hubs, crankset/drive train, shifters and derailleurs, headset, brakes, bottom bracket, saddle and handlebars
Perform adjustments, maintenance and simple repairs as needed
Document service and recommendations on standardized forms
Communicate in a clear and friendly manner with customers
You’ll work as part of a team of mechanics at events scheduled by SABA and managed by SABA’s Bike Mechanics Program Manager. We provide work stands, supplies and shared tools. You can use your own tools if you have them.
Basic understanding of bikes and how they operate
Experience working on bikes, including maintenance, simple adjustments and basic repairs
Professional bike mechanic experience is helpful but not required. We’ll provide you with paid training at upcoming bike repair events. You must provide your own transportation to and from work locations.
Other desirable qualities
You’re a good fit for this position if you’re:
A team player
Neat, organized and on time
Comfortable working with the public.
Teaching experience is a +
Bilingual in Spanish, Russian, Hmoob, Vietnamese, Tagalog or Chinese is a +
$16 per hour
This is a casual hourly position. Work hours vary from 4 to 20+ hours per month, depending on your availability, the kind of event and time of year. Our bike repair program is active between April and October.
How to apply
Fill out our online application here.
SABA is a nonprofit organization that helps create the conditions for people to ride a bike for everyday transportation. We were founded in 1991 and incorporated in 2002. Our office is located in downtown Sacramento. Learn more at www.sacbike.org