Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics

Bike Mechanic

Bicycle mechanics and service technicians and mechanics build as well as repair and maintain bikes for both competitive and recreational athletes.
Bike Mechanic
When your tire is flat or your chain pops off, do you hop in and try to fix it yourself?
Why Should You Consider This Career?

Work independently, Problem solve a variety of issues and challenges, Work in a job that's different every day!

That's $3,300 per bi-weekly paycheck
That's 2000 new jobs in Utah per year (30% growth)
Less Physical                                         More Physical
Less Training                                          More Training
More Structure                                     Less Structure
Bicycle Fitter, Bicycle Mechanic, Bicycle Repair Technician, Bicycle Repairman, Bicycle Service Technician, Bicycle Technician, Bike Mechanic
At A Glance in US
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398,000 (35%)
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398,000 (35%)
398,000 (35%)
Bicycle Fitter, Bicycle Mechanic, Bicycle Repair Technician, Bicycle Repairman, Bicycle Service Technician, Bicycle Technician, Bike Mechanic
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Your Typical Day:

  • Install and adjust brakes and brake pads.
  • Help customers select bicycles that fit their body sizes and intended bicycle uses.
  • Align wheels.
  • Assemble new bicycles.
  • Sell bicycles and accessories.
  • Install, repair, and replace equipment or accessories, such as handlebars, stands, lights, and seats.
  • Install new tires and tubes.
  • Install and adjust speed and gear mechanisms.
  • Clean and lubricate bicycle parts.
  • Order bicycle parts.
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Your Responsibilities

  • Install vehicle parts or accessories.
  • Adjust vehicle components according to specifications.
  • Explain technical product or service information to customers.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Align equipment or machinery.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
  • Grind parts to required dimensions.
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Knowledge You Will Learn

  • Mechanical

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. 99/100

  • Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 81/100

  • Sales and Marketing

Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems. 76/100

  • English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. 66/100

  • Administration and Management

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. 62/100

  • Engineering and Technology

Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. 62/100

  • Design

Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. 56/100

  • Production and Processing

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. 53/100

  • Mathematics

Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. 50/100

  • Administrative

Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology. 48/100

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Tools of the Trade

  • Specialty wrenches
  • Engine or vehicle stands
  • Hex keys
  • Air pumps
  • Screwdrivers
  • Nut drivers
  • Pullers
  • Cleaning brushes
  • Wire or cable cutter
  • Tire repair kit
  • Tension testers
  • Hammers
  • Wheel alignment equipment
  • Hand clamps
  • Wire gauge
  • Ring wrench or spanner
  • Allen wrench
  • Electronic funds transfer point of sale equipment
  • Box end wrenches
  • Taps
  • Shears
  • Open end wrenches
  • Adjustable wrenches
  • End cut pliers
  • Needlenose pliers
  • Brake repair kits
  • Desktop computers
  • Personal computers
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