Technical Specialist - Bellevue

Bellevue Washington
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Employment Type: Full-Time
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Posted Date: Aug- 6-2019

Job ID: 15357

Job Function: Retail Operations

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Bellevue

What's cool about this job

Want to work on building and assembling REI equipment on a daily basis? Awesome, then keep on reading to learn more about our Technical Specialist role. Your primary responsibility would be for the assembly of bikes and snow sports equipment to REI and vendor standards delivering extraordinary service to customers both in the shop and on the retail floor. Here are the primary responsibilities of what you would do:

Assembles, maintains and repairs action sports equipment meeting REI and/or/vendor standards

Assesses customer needs and confirming service and product meets those needs

Checking in and out shop and rental equipment based on REI standards

Contributes to sales results by knowing REI products and services, accurately communicating product information and inventory response processes

Reports significant quality and safety issues to the Master or Certified Technician

Assists with maintaining equipment and ensuring a clean, secure and safe work environment

Support team’s achievement of key goals through individual contribution

Promote the benefits of REI Membership

Bring your passion and expertise

You live and breathe REI equipment. You’re a builder. You’re a safety maven. At REI, the Technical Specialist is a critical role in the retail stores and has primary responsibility for the assembly, repairs, and maintenance of bikes and snow sports equipment to REI and vendor standards and to deliver extraordinary service to customers both in the shop and on the retail floor. Customers frequently interact with Technical Specialists to ensure their equipment is properly fitted and maintained for their outdoor adventures. Requirements of the Technical Specialist position include but are not limited to:

Bike maintenance and repair experience

Successful completion of certification required of the level the role, service advisor and any snow sports certifications required based on store assortment and customer need

Previous snow sports equipment and/or bike assembly experience or equivalent preferred

Interest in working in a team environment committed to providing excellent sales and service experience while increasing sales through service

Strong attention to detail

Ability to maintain open and positive relations with employees and customers

Interest in developing own skills and knowledge

Availability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, including evenings and weekends

Ability to periodically lift 40 pounds

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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