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Requisition ID: 6423
Number of Vacancies: 1
Department: Streetcar Infrastructure (20000709) – Streetcar Overhead Engineering (30000115)
Salary Information:  $88,306.40  –  $110,401.20
Pay Scale Group:  9SA
Employment Type:  Regular
Weekly Hours:  35, Off Days:  Sat/Sun   Shift:  Day
Posted On:  May 9, 2023
Last Day to Apply:  May 22, 2023
Reports to: Senior Principles Tester

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.”

General Accountability

Manage, review and interpret contracts and inspect associated work for the Overhead Engineering section of the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. Ensures that work is performed in accordance with the authorized contract documents as well as with applicable codes and safety regulations.

Key Job Functions

  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with the authorized contract documents and applicable TTC and government codes, policies and regulations
  • Liaise with and coordinate construction work with external contractors, TTC Departments, Municipal Government Agencies and Utility Commissions to ensure that work progresses smoothly with minimal impact to transit operations
  • Coordinate the efforts of TTC trades employees involved in construction work related to ‘One Time Work Orders’ to ensure compliance with schedules and costs
  • Prepare, submit, process and manage Public Utility Co-ordinating Committee (PUCC) documentation
  • Manage underground plant locates as mandated by Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, as well as the Ontario Underground Infrastructure Notification System Act
  • Report on contract deficient work and follow-up on corrective actions including inspection of same
  • Attend progress meetings and reporting on areas of responsibility relating to construction work activity
  • Review, modify and monitor contractual payments for accuracy and timeliness
  • Prepare and justify Contract Change Orders
  • Coordinate and follow up on the Department’s warranty programs to ensure that warranties are appropriately applied and completed within the warranty period
  • Review, maintain and conduct the Quality Index for the State of Good Repair and One Time Work Orders projects
  • Promotes a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination. Provides leadership in the development and implementation of inclusive and accessible policies, programs and/or services for employees and customers 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


  • Apply analytical skills
  • Use office technology, software and applications
  • Manage projects
  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
  • Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance

Education and Experience

  • Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline (i.e. Electrical, Civil, or Structural Engineering) or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent
  • Experience with TTC Electrical operations and operating environment would be an asset
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (P.Eng)  would be an asset

Additional Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in construction inspection, including sound knowledge of technical construction practices, methods, legislation and procedures specific to the areas of electrical installations and utility works
  • Sound knowledge of Municipal By-Laws, Safety Regulations, Building and Electrical Codes combined with knowledge of the TTC’s safety procedures, building construction methodologies and streetcar and subway operations
  • Sound judgement plus well developed organizational, administrative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) are required in order to liaise with external agencies and other TTC Departments
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the efforts of others during assignments
  • Valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s licence and ability to use personal vehicle to travel to construction work sites
  • Must have or acquire knowledge of TTC and Departmental policies and procedures applicable to the work
  • Must have or obtain Subway/SRT Rule Book and Overhead Rule Book certification
  • Working knowledge of Construction Law and Construction Lien Act would be beneficial
  • Sound knowledge and experience with tools used to collect data from the field (e.g. computers, data recorders, oscilloscopes, and multimeters) would be an asset

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQ(IA+) community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s 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 a 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.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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