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Senior Engineer - Mechanical (J.O#10854ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

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

SENIOR ENGINEER – MECHANICAL                                                                      




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 Senior Engineer – Mechanical.


  • Preparing and supervising conceptual and detailed mechanical engineering designs for mechanical building services related to transit structures and facilities;
  • Instructing, supervising, directing and coordinating the work of Design Engineers, Engineering Technologists, and Design Draftspersons preparing mechanical drawings and specifications for contract documents;
  • Directing and overseeing the work of Consultants;
  • Supervising the production of standard and directive drawings;
  • Supervising and performing field reviews and shop drawing reviews;
  • Performing and confirming design calculations and analysis with respect to mechanical concepts;
  • Leading a project as a Design Lead, and representing the Mechanical Design Section on development reviews;
  • Assisting in supervising the section’s day-to-day activities; substituting for the Chief Engineer – Mechanical as required;
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program; and
  • 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.


  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, methods and practices for the design and construction of surface and subway transit related buildings, facilities and equipment;
  • Strong knowledge of relevant mechanical systems and equipment including: heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, plumbing, drainage, and fire protection;
  • Knowledge and experience in the design of fleet servicing equipment (fluid distribution, storage tanks, etc.), hoisting/conveying equipment, fare collection, elevators, escalators, ventilation systems related to the underground tunnels;
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of applicable codes, regulations and standards that govern mechanical design for buildings;
  • Medium or high proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel; basic proficiency with other MS Office applications; familiarity with Bentley Microstation or Autodesk AutoCAD, and building heating and cooling load analysis software applications;
  • Sound judgement; excellent technical, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, verbal communication and engineering report writing skills; demonstrated ability to carry out and coordinate projects and studies;
  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and extensive related supervisory experience in a multidisciplinary design environment where mechanical drawings and specifications are produced resulting in built facilities and structures, or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent;
  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is required;
  • A valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license, and access to a vehicle is required; and
  • 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: $92,164.80 - $115,260.60 (Level 10SA) – 35 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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