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Engineering Technologist - Maintenance Engineering

Job Opportunity Program
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted On: June 28, 2013
Last Day to Apply: July 12, 2013
Employment Type: Full Time

Engineering Technologist

Maintenance Engineering

Rail Cars & Shops Department

Reporting to Senior Engineer - Maintenance Engineering, you will conduct: technical problem solving, complex diagnostics, vehicle subsystem troubleshooting, equipment testing, quality assurance activities, procedure and specification development, creation of CAD drawings, and technical writing. You will work in an Engineering office environment and Carhouse or Shop as required. You will work on complex electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and air conditioning equipment installed on revenue/non-revenue rail vehicles and Shop/Carhouse support equipment. May be required to rotate into other Engineering Technologist positions in other locations within the Rail Cars & Shops Department based on operational needs and training/development initiatives. This is a 40 hour work week. Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed within the 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. Annual Salary Range: $78,644.80 - $98,280.00 (Level 8).


You require a good knowledge of engineering design, methods and procedures. You must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of, and the ability to diagnose and correct failures in: electrical, electronic and/or mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components utilized on rail vehicles or within the Shop. You possess sound judgement, good interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, and well-developed analytical and problem-solving ability. You are knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and relevant software applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, computer drafting i.e.: AutoCAD or SolidWorks) related to the work. The above skills and knowledge would normally be obtained through the completion of a 3 year Community College Diploma, or its equivalent, in the field of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Technology, with specific knowledge in the areas of AC/DC motors, power electronics and generators, microprocessors, and electronic controls, design and drafting; in combination with several years of directly related work experience. O.A.C.E.T.T. certification as an Engineering Technologist would be an asset. 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.

Committed to the principles of employment equity, the TTC encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women. We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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