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General Body Repairperson/Painter (J.O#9954ier) - Repost

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: November 09, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time

If you applied during the posting period of October 25 – November 25, 2016, December 8 – January 13, 2017, January 20 – February 20, 2017, March 2 – April 2, 2017, April 18 – May 18, 2017, June 13 - July 13, 2017, August 3, 2017 – February 5, 2018 or February 9, 2018 - July 6, 2018 you need not reapply as all applications will be considered. Thank you.




A.T.U., Local 113

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.       

These positions involving working various shifts and off days, as assigned by the work location.


  • Performing diverse and complex vehicle body work in the maintenance, repairing, rebuilding, painting and modification of TTC, rail or rubber-tired vehicles, trucks, cabs, light, heavy, and/or special service vehicles
  • Hammering-out dents, filling, filing, grinding, sanding, and glazing
  • Preparing and applying primer and finishing paint to dented, welded or pieced areas
  • Straightening, bending, realigning and forming body sheathing and framing
  • Riveting, welding and brazing joints or breaks
  • Removing and installing body parts
  • Fabricating or repairing sheet metal parts of equipment, working with plastic body panels, and repairing couplers and related fixtures
  • 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


  • Valid Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair Certificate (310-B), as issued by the Ontario Ministry of Skills and Development and normally obtained through Grade 12 education; plus the successful completion of the apprenticeship training program or its equivalent
  • A valid Province of Ontario class “G” driver’s licence
  • Ability to pass tests set by the Operations Branch which correspond in content to the knowledge, theory and/or practical requirements of the job
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with a commitment to safety
  • Knowledge of, and experience using, computers in order to input and retrieve vehicle repair and labour reporting information
  • Required to provide a set of hand tools as per the tool list established by the TTC
  • 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

Note: Please attach a copy of your valid Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair Certificate (310-B) in the cover letter section.

Hourly Range: $28.94 - $37.55* (Wage Group 10) - 40 Hour Work Week

*Plus a skilled trade premium of $0.75 per hour for all regular hours worked

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

Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4564..

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