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Foreperson - Structure Maintenance (J.O#10621ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: March 13, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time





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 a Foreperson – Structure Maintenance. This position involves night shift with Thursday and Friday as Off days.


  • Supervising Assistant Forepersons and hourly rated employees in the Structure Maintenance section
  • Directing the repair, rehabilitation, grouting, cleaning and inspection of all track supporting subway structures, bridges, elevated guideways, retaining walls, and tunnels etc.
  • Coordinating repair and cleaning activities with other sections, departments and external agencies
  • Supervising crews assigned to the removal of manmade material fibres (MMMF), and the repair of precast tunnel liners
  • Ordering various tools, materials, parts, equipment, and supplies and ensuring work is performed in an efficient manner
  • Performing traction power cuts
  • Ensuring work schedules are maintained, and proper work procedures and safety practices are followed
  • Responsible for staff and employee training, and for ensuring that subordinates are familiar and comply with the policies and practices of the TTC
  • Preparing various reports, worksheets, estimates, correspondence etc.
  • Participation in the TTC customer service Ambassador Program
  • 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 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


  • Sound knowledge of civil/structural engineering principles, methods, and practices
  • Thorough knowledge of procedures and techniques applicable to the maintenance/repair of reinforced concrete structures
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and work from drawings, specifications and maintenance manuals
  • Knowledge of government legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulations
  • Sound judgment, demonstrated analytical, problem solving, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to direct and motivate a unionized workforce
  • Working knowledge of a PC and basic software applications
  • A valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s licence
  • A Community College Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering Technology combined with several years of directly related structural concrete repair experience; OR extensive technical knowledge combined with practical experience in the techniques of structural concrete rehabilitation
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete various courses
  • 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 8SA) 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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