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Tester (J.O#10862ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: August 14, 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 Tester.


  • Implementing and testing train and signalling control systems
  • Performing tests, preparing test results, and ensuring pass/fail criteria is correctly assigned
  • Providing technical support for hardware installation and commissioning
  • Investigating and analysing test failures
  • Assisting with the development of project test plans
  • Ensuring the safety of site personnel, and security of TTC property during field test activities
  • Preparing and updating test procedures, guidelines and documents to ensure the accuracy and safety of the signalling system
  • Keeping abreast of industry activities, best practices, and new technologies
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program
  • Responsible for treating passengers and 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


  • A University Degree, or College Diploma in a related discipline, OR a combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent
  • Extensive experience in the area of testing and commissioning signalling and train control projects
  • Sound knowledge of current signalling and train control engineering principles and practices
  • Comprehensive knowledge of conventional and emerging computer based signalling technologies
  • Sound judgement; strong analytical, investigative and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with a multi-disciplined team
  • Able to prepare and interpret complex test reports
  • Able to recognize technical problems and evaluate solutions
  • A non-probationary Class “G” (or better) Province of Ontario Driver’s Licence
  • Proficiency in the use of a computer and associated Microsoft applications
  • Have or quickly acquire a thorough knowledge of the TTC’s organizational structure, operations, policies and procedures
  • Must obtain Subway/SRT Rule Book and WHIMIS certification
  • IRSE Competency licencing is an asset
  • 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: $80,007.20 – $100,027.20 (Level 9SA) - 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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