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Metal Fabricator (Fitter)- up to 2 (J.O#10936ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: September 14, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time



LOCAL 113, A.T.U.

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.”

The successful candidate(s) will work primarily at Harvey Shop. However, work assignments may require travel to Duncan Shop and various garages or carhouses. 


  • Producing or repairing components for vehicles and other powered equipment and stationary equipment as well as other fixtures, jigs and structures made from ferrous and non-ferrous metals, including plate, tube and structural steel
  • Performing forging operations, tempering, hardening or annealing by specified methods of heating/cooling
  • Maintaining arc welding equipment and oxy/acetylene torches by inspecting, testing, checking calibration status, adjusting, etc.
  • Maintain and organize a stock of raw material required for ongoing jobs/projects and general fabrication
  • Storing welding consumables by inspecting consumables, maintaining storage conditions and protecting and replacing defective items
  • Using drawings, specifications and codes to identify fabrication requirements for an assembly and listing material requirements
  • Developing a sequence of assembly by verifying component dimensions and assembly composition
  • Developing templates and lay out patterns
  • Assembling subcomponents and components by preparing a job for welding, etc.; and welding components
  • Working with other trades and Technical Support Services to fabricate parts or assemblies and heat treat metals, etc.
  • Treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and/or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within your 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


  • Possession of a valid Province of Ontario Certificate of Qualification for a Metal Fabricator (Fitter), (licence 437A) issued by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, obtained through the completion of Grade 12 education plus the successful completion of the apprenticeship program
  • Must demonstrate an ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Requires a valid class G Province of Ontario driver’s licence
  • Must pass tests set that correspond in knowledge, theory and practical requirements of the job
  • Successfully complete a TTC approved Metallurgy course, on own time, within the first year of being in the job
  • Successful candidates must attend and successfully complete TTC training programs for forklift and pallet lift operation, safe use of hoist and overhead cranes, oxyacetylene torch awareness, WHMIS; and respiratory protection. The incumbent will be fitted for a respirator and follow the established procedures while wearing the respirator (clean shaven)
  • Must complete the American Welding Society (AWS) certifications for MIG, TIG and Stick welding
  • Incumbents must provide and maintain a set of tools as per the TTC’s established tool list. Specialized tools will be provided by the TTC.
  • 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

Hourly Wage Range: $28.94 - $37.55* (Wage Group 10) – 40 Hour Work Week

*Plus a skilled trade premium of $0.75 per hour for all regular hours worked

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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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