Overview

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.”

Upon successful completion of the Light Rail Vehicle Technician training program, which requires the successful passing of all tests and completion of sign-off sheets. Candidates will be re-classified as a Light Rail Vehicle Technician (Wage Group 12), and will be assigned to the first available vacancy in accordance with the Maintenance Seniority Regulations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Varied duties including diverse, and complex inspection, troubleshooting, diagnosis, testing, adjustment, maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and/or replacement work performed on streetcar vehicles (revenue and non-revenue)
Working on all electrical (both alternating and direct current), electronic, microprocessor, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment and systems associated with the propulsion, braking, suspension, HVAC, door, coupler, auxiliary systems, air supply systems and power supply/conversion systems found on streetcar vehicles
Demonstrates behaviours that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) 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.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Training obtained through completion of a 2-year Community College diploma in mechanical, electronic, electrical, electro-mechanical or avionics technology
Successful completion of Community College courses approved by the TTC in hydraulics, pneumatics, and vehicle air conditioning or equivalent specialized training
Demonstrated ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
Possess a valid non-probationary class “G” or better Province of Ontario Driver’s Licence
Must attend and successfully complete various Operations Training Centre department programs, including, but not limited to: obtain an Ozone Depletion Card; Streetcar/Subway Rule Book and acquire certification for the operation of streetcar vehicle operations, and non-revenue vehicle operations for forklift truck, transfer table/trackmobile operations, road service truck and truck trailer, and scissor lift
Must be able to pass tests set by the TTC which correspond in content to the knowledge, theory and/or the practical requirements described above
Must provide and maintain a set of hand tools as per the established tool list

About Toronto Transit Commission

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."