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Prelude Ventures
Prelude Ventures

In Field Mechanic



Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
We are looking for In Field Mechanics to maintain our fleet of shared vehicles. This role is ideal for mechanically-inclined operations professionals that want to broaden and build their career experiences.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure operational compliance of fleet and complete quality checks for deployment
  • Perform basic maintenance in and out of warehouse
  • Follow established safety procedures to ensure Lime riders are on the safest vehicles
  • Support battery management operations by ensuring accurate documentation and quality checks are completed
  • Maintain and abide by safety and hygiene standards within the warehouse
  • Maximize the number of operational vehicles by efficiently completing tasks assigned
  • Safely operate a pallet jack or push cart on a frequent basis
  • Identify issues and perform small repairs in the field on vehicles including but not limited to brake adjustments, tire inflation, and vehicle cleaning to ensure vehicles are in optimal working condition when needed
  • Manage parts inventories including PAR levels and demand forecast
  • Monitor designated zones by conducting on-foot patrols of the local area to ensure vehicle parking compliance and tidiness in accordance with city requests
  • Detect and report uncommon situations related to on the ground service and product
  • Occasionally assist customers in field by providing support related to Lime vehicles
  • Safely operate a van to assist with the deployment and retrieval of Lime electric vehicles within the local market as needed
  • Safely operate a cargo bike or e-scooters to assist with the deployment and retrieval of Lime electric vehicles within the local market as needed
  • Additional job related tasks as assigned

About you:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver license and good driving record
  • Previous experience in a similar role involving vehicle maintenance preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 65lbs / 35 kg on a frequent basis required
  • Knowledge of cell phone applications. iOS experience preferred
  • Ability to work various shifts including evenings and weekends
  • Experience safely operating a pallet jack or push cart
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to perform quick and efficient repairs
  • Self-motivated with and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage daily tasks
  • A safety-oriented mindset, capable of conducting rigorous quality checks
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with team members• Adaptability to work outdoors and indoors in line with company needs and objectives
  • Ability to safely ride a bike and other Lime vehicles
This is a contracted position that will be hired, managed, and compensated through a third-party employer. By submitting information through this posting, the applicant agrees that Lime may forward all submitted information to the applicable third-party employer, and the third-party employer may contact the applicant regarding the role.
*Disclaimer: To ensure the safety of our drivers Dual-Facing AI Dash Cams that record the road and inside the cab have been installed in our vehicles. As a requirement of this position, a waiver accepting acknowledgment of the Dash Cam in Lime’s vehicle must be signed.
The hourly rate for this position is $ 17.00. This position is not eligible for benefits through Lime as this is a contract position.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.