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Technical Instructor (4) (J.O#10607ier) - Repost

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: August 21, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time




*If you previously applied during the original posting period of February 26 – March 9, 2018 and April 24 – May 7, 2018 no need to reapply as all applications will still be considered. Thank you.


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.”

We are currently seeking four Technical Instructors for future needs to work a 40 hour work week that requires some shift or weekend work at various locations. The successful candidate must clear a Criminal Record Check and will be locked into the Training & Development Department for a period of three years unless promoted to a higher-level position.  


  • Developing and delivering technical programs to support all training matters pertaining to activities associated with the rail maintenance systems; and developing and documenting criteria, standards and guidelines for the needs assessment, design, delivery and evaluation of all technical programs
  • Delivering a variety of technical programs entailing diagnosing complex electrical, electronic, mechanical, HVAC, pneumatic and hydraulic circuits and components on rail vehicles and infrastructure systems
  • Carrying out both the development of technical training programs and delivery of both classroom and practical training, as assigned by the Manager
  • Conducting research and design and/or evaluating instructional materials including tests, testing mechanisms and procedures to ensure test reliability/validity; and writing or editing technical training manuals and instructional guides
  • Ensuring all training materials, supplies, equipment and locations are arranged and prepared in advance; reviewing all the training materials of a particular program prior to class delivery; and adjusting schedules and making contingency plans as required
  • Participating in the TTC customer service Ambassador Program  
  • Responsible for treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (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


  • Three-year Community College Diploma/Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Technology, plus several years of directly related work experience normally acquired as subway or light rail technician, or the completion of an apprenticeship in a motive power or electrical trade. Must have or be able to obtain a community college certificate in Training and Development
  • Knowledge of AC/DC motors and generators, microprocessors, computer networks, electronics and PLCs, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s Licence; and be able to upgrade to a class DZ/CZ or AZ as required
  • Sound knowledge of, and the ability to apply, adult education principles, instruction, assessment, testing and evaluation techniques, research methods, and program design and development methodologies
  • Ability to effectively deliver a comprehensive range of training programs to diverse groups in the classroom, at actual work locations, to large and small groups, and on a one-on-one basis; ability to read, comprehend and explain complex, technical information and/or operating and maintenance procedures; and knowledge of PCs and computer applications related to the work
  • Sound judgement; and excellent verbal/written communication, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, group facilitation, coaching and leadership skills
  • 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: $83,054.40 - $103,792.00 (Level 8) – 40 Hour Work Week

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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