Requisition ID: 1575
Number of Vacancies: On-going Recruitment
Department: Rail Cars & Shops - Various locations
Salary Information: $86,403.20 - $107,993.60
Pay Scale Group: 8SA
Employment Type: Regular
Weekly Hours: 40, Off Days: Various Shift: Various
Reports to: Supervisor, Rail Vehicles
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."
Plans, schedules, directs and controls maintenance activities within the department. The incumbent supervises and instructs unionized employees and/or contractors on safe work methods and habits. They may conduct training sessions, investigations, inspections and quality audits. The role also entails administrative tasks such as timekeeping, preparing and maintaining records, generating reports, summaries, etc. related to the work.
The incumbent(s) may be required to work at various Rail Cars & Shops department facilities based on operational and business needs.
This position provides training and experience opportunities that would prepare you for a Supervisor position within the Rail Cars & Shops Department. These development opportunities may require you to transfer to other Foreperson positions within the Department.
Key Job Functions
Monitor and track information, data, records, and/or equipment inventory, following up, and updating as required
Inspect equipment items and rebuild or improve functionality through forming, bending, welding, or other methods of fabrication
Assist or prepare reports, estimates, employee related documents, schedules, inventory, etc., and distribute to appropriate parties in accordance with established standards
Provide assistance in the preparation, development, monitoring, or other needs for a given project or organizational unit
Ensure employees are appropriately trained on aspects of work, policies, and safety, and that track maintenance projects are aligned with standards
Liaise with other colleagues, support staff, other departments, and potentially external customers or stakeholders concerning routine matters related to the work assigned
Planning, adjusting, and projecting work, schedules, costs, and systems as needed
Verify the accuracy, quality, reliability, functionality, system requirements, and/or specifications are met in a given process, document, piece of equipment, system, or work method
Review data for discrepancies, errors, trends, or potential cost savings, report and provide suggested solutions as necessary. Evaluate the impact and implications of findings
Complete tasks required to manage employees (administrative duties) along with approving or authorizing requests which are standard and meet related policy expectations and compliance regulations
Promotes a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination. Helps to build an inclusive and accessible work and service environment for all employees and customers. Ensures the needs of employees and customers are accommodated in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies
Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program
Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations
Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance
Apply analytical skills
Audit systems, processes, and products
Communicate in a variety of mediums
Understand and apply administrative policies, processes, and procedures
Maintain documentation and historical records
Use office technology, software and applications
Education and Experience
Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent
Possession of a trade licence and/ or OACETT Engineering Technologist certification is an asset
Thorough knowledge of the body, mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and air conditioning systems utilized on urban transit vehicles (revenue and non-revenue), combined with a sound knowledge of the diagnostic, inspection, repair and maintenance procedures for these components and vehicles
Must have an understanding of how the various skills associated with the maintenance of urban transit vehicles are utilized in a major repair and component overhaul facility
Must be able to supervise the activities of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled unionized employees
Must possess a good understanding of the applicable regulations governing the maintenance and repair of rail vehicles and applicable environmental regulations, (WHMIS, etc.)
Sound judgement plus well-developed problem solving, organizational, supervisory, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including technical report writing
Strong scheduling skills with the ability to meet deadlines
Must possess a valid non-probationary Ontario Class ‘G’ driver’s licence
We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources - Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.
The TTC’s Employment Policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.