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

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: February 05, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time

**If you applied during the posting periods 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 or June 13 - July 13, 2017 you need not re-apply as all applications will be considered. Thank you.




A.T.U., Local 113

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”.

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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