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Supervisor - Streetcar Maintenance (2) (J.O. #8723ie)

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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted On: February 14, 2014
Last Day to Apply: February 28, 2014
Employment Type: Full Time

Supervisor - Streetcar Maintenance (2)

Streetcar Maintenance Department

Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our on-going recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide 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”.

We are currently seeking two SUPERVISORS – STREETCAR MAINTENANCE.


  • Planning, scheduling, directing and supervising the daily scheduled activities and maintenance personnel, forepersons and staff employees of a designated operating carhouse, Equipment Control Desk (ECD), or activities within an overhaul facility on a 24-hours/day and 7-days/week basis
  • Providing guidance and resources to enable high work performance to maintain the up-keep of the assigned facility, including the inspection, repair, cleaning and preparation/deliver of vehicles for revenue services
  • Planning and co-ordinating the inspection, maintenance, repair, emergency services and cleaning functions to prepare and deliver vehicles for revenue services
  • Collaborating with all appropriate staff to provide advice in dealing with disabled vehicles (revenue/non-revenue), accidents, fires, and other vehicle emergency situations
  • Fostering and promoting a safe working environment through effective training and leadership practices
  • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and/or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within your area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.


  • Completion of post-secondary education, or the equivalent, combined with several years of directly related work experience, including experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Comprehensive knowledge of, and ability to diagnose and correct, failures in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and HVAC components used on revenue and/or non-revenue urban transit rail vehicles and equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of the diagnostic, inspection, repair, overhaul and maintenance procedures for urban transit rail vehicle body structures and components
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of all relevant policies, procedures, legislation and regulations relevant to carhouse maintenance, repair operations, overhaul facility operations, and transit control operations
  • Familiarity with budgetary principles
  • Sound judgement supported by well-developed analytical, problem-solving, and costing skills
  • Effective interpersonal ,verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer applications and systems related to the work
  • Knowledgeable of project management concepts, practices, and vehicle testing procedures and programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and to effectively plan, co-ordinate and direct activities of a group of non-unionized and unionized employees directly or through subordinate staff
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply the provisions of a Collective Agreement, corporate policies and other regulations
  • Must have a valid Province of Ontario class “G” driver’s licence and the ability to upgrade to a class “DZ” licence
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

Annual Salary Range: $87,287.20 to $109,145.40 (Level 10SA)

At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

Committed to the principles of employment equity, the TTC encourages applications from Aboriginal People, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.

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