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Shift Delivery hiring Lead Mechanic for tricycle fleet

Vancouver, British Columbia

Pay negotiable

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Shift Delivery seeking Lead Mechanic

Shift Delivery is a worker co-operative that uses cargo tricycles to deliver goods in Vancouver's
downtown core. Our awesome team and inspiring vision make for a great place to work.

We are seeking an experienced mechanic to lead the maintenance and upgrades program for our
growing fleet of electric-assisted cargo tricycles.

Position: Lead Mechanic
Type: Permanent, part-time position
Hours: 20 hours/week (Typical maintenance
windows are in the afternoon.)
Option for additional hours up to full-time
making deliveries as a triker.
Wage: Negotiable, based on experience.
Opportunities for wage increases and health
& dental benefits.
Extended Deadline: Noon, Friday, April 4
Start date: April 2014 or negotiable.
Responsibilities:

1. Perform regular maintenance according to preventative maintenance schedule, including
inspections and tune-ups of electric drive & mechanical systems, and wheel-building.
2. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair unexpected trike issues within agreed-upon time windows
(electric & mechanical systems).
3. Keep the Operations Manager up to date on fleet status and upcoming projects.
4. Track tool and parts inventory to support fleet resilience.
5. Identify, prioritize, and execute fleet improvements and upgrades for safety and performance.
6. Review maintenance reports, resolve issues accordingly, and note recurring trends
7. Anticipate fleet needs and major part replacements.
8. Assist with training new trikers on roadside repair techniques.
9. Participate in fleet development conversations.

Required Qualifications & Attributes:

- 2 years bicycle maintenance experience and/or related training
- Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
- Experience with electric drive systems or capacity and willingness to learn
- Flexible schedule: ability to perform maintenance within agreed-upon trike availability windows
- Respect for the importance of triker safety and for your role in ensuring fleet integrity
- Solid organizational skills: punctual, diligent about preventative maintenance, thorough record
keeping
- Mechanical creativity and flexibility to adapt existing parts to meet our unique needs
- Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize the most important tasks
- Class 5 BC Driver's License or equivalent

Other Desired Qualities:

- Strong teamwork skills
- The ability to work independently
- Commitment to long-term involvement and interest in co-op membership
- Project management skills, able to plan for and achieve longer-term goals
- Experience with parts inventory management
- Experience working within a budget

Applications and Hiring Process

Applications are reviewed as they are received.

We welcome and value the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized
communities bring to our organization, and encourage Indigenous people, people of colour, women, people identifying as LGBTQI, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.

Please include a cover letter and resume in your application and send it to
...@gmail.com.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us:
...@gmail.com

To learn more about Shift: www.shift.coop and www.....com


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