Friday , January 27 2023

TTC Jobs – Garage Foreperson

Website Toronto Transit Commission

Job Description:

Plans, schedules, directs and controls the maintenance operations at the assigned Bus Garage. Required to supervisor and coordinate the daily work activities of a unionized and non-unionized workforce with an emphasis on safety, operational efficiency and cost effectiveness to ensure budget objectives and Department schedules are met. Manages cleaning, servicing, inspection, maintenance, repair and emergency road services functions for both revenue and non-revenue vehicles in order to provide safe, clean and mechanically reliable vehicles  and ensures the workforce are updated on approved practices and procedures pertaining to their work.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct technical investigations and procedural quality audits, as required.
  • Complete tasks required to manage employees (administrative duties) along with approving or authorizing requests which are standard and meet related policy expectations and compliance regulations.
  • Monitor and track information, data, records, and/or equipment inventory, following up, and updating as required.
  • Candidate will be required to participate in the TTC’s Customer Service Ambassador Program.
  • Verify the accuracy, quality, reliability, functionality, system requirements, and/or specifications are met in a given process, document, piece of equipment, system, or work method.
  • Assist or prepare reports, estimates, employee related documents, schedules, inventory, etc., and distribute to appropriate parties in accordance with established standards.
  • Ensure employees are appropriately trained on aspects of work, policies, and safety.
  • Liaise with other colleagues, support staff, other departments, and potentially external customers or stakeholders concerning routine matters related to the work assigned.
  • Planning, adjusting, and projecting work, schedules, costs, and systems as needed.
  • Promotes a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of inclusive and accessible policies, program and/or services for employees and customers in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.
  • Provide assistance in the preparation, development, monitoring, or other needs for a given project or organizational unit.

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and air conditioning systems utilized on urban transit vehicles combined with a sound knowledge of diagnostic, inspection, repair and maintenance procedures for these components and vehicle body structure
  • Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid, non-probationary, Province of Ontario, class G driver’s license with the ability to obtain a class CZ license.
  • Requires an understanding of the skills associated with the maintenance of urban transit vehicles (mechanical, body/paint repair, wheel/tire installation) are used in a major automotive repair environment
  • Possession of a valid Truck and Coach Technician Certificate (310-T)
  • Possession of a valid Automotive Service Technician Certificate (310-S) is an asset
  • Required to complete training courses, as determined by management, in effective supervision, safety and the environment, and technical training in matters such as mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulics
  • Must have, or possess the ability to acquire, a TSSA Site Operators Certificate

Job Details:

Company: Toronto Transit Commission

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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