Assistant Foreperson - Subway & SRT Track (3) (J.O. 8612ie)
Assistant Foreperson – Subway & SRT Track (3)
Rail Infrastructure 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 ongoing 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 three ASSISTANT FOREPERSONS – SUBWAY & SRT TRACK
- Supervising hourly-rated employees and external contractors in the Subway/SRT Track section
- Directing the rehabilitation, maintenance, construction and inspection of Subway and SRT track-related work
- Assisting the Foreperson in the co-ordination, planning and completion of work activities
- Completing daily job briefings, journals, and work plans
- Maintaining discipline and promoting harmony in the section
- Ensuring employees comply with TTC policies, regulations and safe work practices
- Conducting regular safety talks, and ensuring employees are properly trained in all aspects of work
- Investigating injuries, accidents, incidents, and initiating corrective action
- Ensuring that rules and regulations in the union agreement, TTC policies, and government legislation (human rights, labour relations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.) are satisfied and applied fairly and consistently
- Assisting in the completion of employee performance appraisals, and counselling employees as required
- 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 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.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE
- Knowledge of track and roadway inspection, construction, maintenance and repair standards
- Working knowledge of computers and basic software applications
- Good mathematical, reading, writing and blueprint comprehension skills
- Sound judgement; good organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- A valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s licence
- Completion of Grade 12 (technical program) combined with directly related working experience in the areas of track maintenance, repair, replacement and construction
- A Community College Diploma in one of Civil or Structural Engineering, or supervisory experience in the transit/railroad field would be an asset
- Successful candidates will be required to complete the Training Department’s program for truck driving operations, and pass the test necessary to obtain a DZ licence
- Have or acquire knowledge of government legislation, including the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Industrial and Construction) and other relevant regulations
Must have or rapidly acquire 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: $69,368.00 - $86,694.40 (Level 7SA) (40 Hour Work Week Involving Night Shifts and Various off Days).
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. We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.