The Friends of Pedal Power Project Registered Charity: 1092304
Company Limited by Guarantee: 4373456
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Contact Us

Friends of Pedal Power Project Ltd
Off Dogo Street
CF11 9JJ

Driving access via Sophia Gardens only

(0) 29 2039 0713

Work For Us

JOB DESCRIPTION: Next Bike Trainee Mechanic , two posts available

Rolling interviews apply now! 

Responsible to: workshop Manager


Application closing Jan 7th 2020 10am


Interviews to be held Jan 10th 


Please contact/respond to or call 02920390713 and ask for Dylan or Sian


Average Hours: 25 per week, weekend and evening work required


Salary: minimum wage


A Cytech Qualification will be offered to the successfully candidate of this role.



Main Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure that Next bikes are maintained and ready for redistribution. Occasionally support redistribution activity when required.  Will be asked to work evenings and weekends.  Occasionally support other mechanic activity based on demand.


Next Bike Maintenance

  • Undertake regular servicing of all Next bikes, update records and ensure bikes are safe and fit for public use

  • Use Next bike ICT system to record bike status

  • Maintain Next bike onboard computers

  • Flag all vandalised bikes and damaged bikes

  • Flag bikes that require replacement

  • Supporting charging system for bikes

  • Support the redistribution of bikes, station inspections and bike charging

  • To work with Bikeshed Managers in regard to the space demands of Cardiff Pedal Power and Next bikes, to ensure the safe storage of bikes and best use of space.


Other duties

  • Occasionally and where demand arises undertake maintenance on Pedal Power’s fleet of adaptive bikes, donated bikes or customer repairs (directed by Next bike and Mechanic Manager)

Person specification (E = Essential / D = Desirable)


  • Ability to maintain bikes and undertake mechanic activity D

  • Good verbal and written communication skills E

  • Ability to cycle to locations across the city E (adaptive and two-wheel bikes can be provided)  

  • Good organisational skills E

  • Excellent ICT skills E

  • Welsh speaker D


  • Ability to use new ICT systems E


  • Stock management D

  • Working with people with disabilities D


  • Any recognised mechanic qualification D

  • GCSE level education D

  • ICT qualification D

Personal Attributes

  • Friendly, reliable, trustworthy and honest E

  • Team worker E

  • Ability to work under pressure and stress E

  • Ability to complete tasks to a high standard E

  • Good interpersonal skills E

  • Ability to use initiative E

  • Tidy and organised person E

  • Understand relevant equal opportunities issues D

​Equal opportunities statement

Pedal Power is committed to being an equal opportunities organisation. It is committed to promoting equal opportunities and preventing discrimination. This policy applies both to service delivery and to its own employment practices. You will be willing and able to demonstrate commitment to Pedal Powers Equal Opportunities Policy.

To apply for either post please complete the below form and send it to