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Career Details :: Bicycle Repairers
Repair and service bicycles.
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.
These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.
- Disassembles axle to repair, adjust, and replace defective parts, using hand tools.
- Installs and adjusts speed and gear mechanisms.
- Paints bicycle frame, using spray gun or brush.
- Repairs holes in tire tubes, using scraper and patch.
- Welds broken or cracked frame together, using oxyacetylene torch and welding rods.
- Assembles new bicycles.
- Installs, repairs, and replaces equipment or accessories, such as handle bars, stands, lights, and seats.
- Shapes replacement parts, using bench grinder.
- Aligns wheels.
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General Work Activities
- Repairing & Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Selling or Influencing Others
Frequent Work Context
- Provide a Service to Others
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
- Deal With External Customers