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Coach Technician Apprentices - For Future Requirements (J.O#10500ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: December 12, 2017
Employment Type: Full Time



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”.                          

We are currently seeking a Coach Technician Apprentices for Future Requirements. This job is a 40 hour work-week involving various shifts with various off-days. The work reporting locations are Duncan Shop or a Bus Garage location as directed by Management. Successful candidates will be registered with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and Ontario College of Trades as an Apprentice Coach Technician.


  • Acquiring all required skill sets as outlined by the Ontario College of Trades by successfully completing a roughly 6,700 hour training program (approximately 3-4 Years)
  • Working under the direction of a licensed Coach Technician and acquire knowledge and skills on a variety of automotive systems and components
  • Will be exposed to all areas of Duncan Shops and Bus Garages in order to become proficient in the repair and maintenance of buses
  • Emphasis is on engine rebuilding, hybrid propulsion systems, diesel fuel injection, air brake systems, vehicle electrical systems, air conditioning systems and heavy duty suspension systems
  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship and associated examinations, graduates will be classified as Coach Technicians (Wage Group 12) and will be assigned to the first available vacancy in a Bus Garage or Duncan Shop in accordance with the Maintenance Seniority Regulations
  • 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.


  • Completed Grade 12 Technical School (with courses in English, mathematics, science and technology or equivalent) and majoring in automotive technology (both in Grades 11 and 12) or have successfully completed an equivalent automotive certificate program through a recognized community college
  • Required to pass an automotive proficiency test as part of the selection process
  • Must possess a valid non-probationary Class "G" or better Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Successful applicants will be required to attend and successfully complete TTC in–house courses including but not necessarily limited to: direct current fundamentals; automotive circuits; air conditioning and CFC certification; multiplex wiring, electronic transmission and engine controls, passenger accessibility equipment, and CZ licence upgrade/verification
  • 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.

Hourly Wage Range: $21.76 - $36.29

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.

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) 393-4570.


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