Profession bicycle assembler

Bicycle assemblers build, tune and ensure good working order of all types of bicycles such as mountain bikes, road bikes, children’s bikes etc. They also assemble accessory products like tag-alongs and trailers.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Bicycle mechanics

    Technicalities over mechanics in bicycles and related topics in order to perform a wide range of repais in bicycles.

  • Quality standards

    The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.

  • Mechanics

    Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.

Skills

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Align components

    Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Install transport equipment lighting

    Install lighting elements in transport equipment according to blueprints and other technical plans.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Fasten components

    Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.

  • Use power tools

    Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.

Optional knowledge and skills

inspect worn tyres carry out repair of vehicles replace tyres electricity remove paint write records for repairs tune bicycles recognise signs of corrosion identify customer's needs use painting equipment operate drill press order supplies maintain braking system identify parts requested by customers inspect repaired tyres inspect quality of products operate soldering equipment mix paints for vehicles use welding equipment