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Structure Inspection Engineer (J.O. #8620ie)

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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted On: October 29, 2013
Last Day to Apply: November 12, 2013
Employment Type: Full Time

Structure Inspection Engineer

Structure Maintenance Section

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 a Structure Inspection Engineer


  • Providing engineering expertise associated with the inspection and assessment of Subway, SRT, LRT, bridges, underground and elevated structures
  • Identifying structure defects, preparing inspection reports, and documenting all deficiencies
  • Recommending repair and rehabilitation methods, and presenting recommendations
  • Preparing reports, analysing and maintaining field data and inspection records database
  • Reviewing structural design drawings and specifications for technical content
  • Interpreting and applying various regulations, codes and legislation
  • Taking professional responsibility accountability for the work performed as required by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
  • 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 (if applicable and within their 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


  • A University Degree in Civil Engineering or the equivalent, combined with several years of directly related work experience in structural inspection or structural rehabilitation
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario is mandatory
  • Knowledge of structural/civil engineering principles, methods and practices as they relate to structural inspection, assessment, maintenance and rehabilitation of civil infrastructure
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal communication and report writing skills, and the ability to analyze structural design drawings
  • Ability to co-ordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and codes including the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual, National Bridge Inspection Standards, Ontario Building Codes, Canadian Highway and Bridge Design Codes, MTO Rehabilitation Manual
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications, knowledge of other related software (Microstation/CADD, STAAD etc.) is 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

Annual Salary Range: $75,748.40 - $94,731.00 (Level 9SA)

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.

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