Vehicle Engineer, Electrical (9227)
Job Type
Full Time
March 20, 2024 1:47PM
Toronto, Ontario
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."


About the job


Requisition ID: 9227

Number of Vacancies: 1

Department: Rail Cars And Shops - Subway Operations - T1,Srt & Workcar Engineering

Salary Information: $88,306.40 - $110,401.20

Pay Scale Group: Level 9

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35, Off Days: Sat/Sun Shift: Day

Posted On: March 20, 2024

Last Day to Apply: April 3, 2024

Reports to: Sr. Electrical Engineer

Career Opportunity

Provides expertise in relation to engineering work associated with the design, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of TTC's structures, systems, and/or equipment; provides engineering support and guidance to relevant TTC staff; takes professional responsibility for engineering work as required by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

What You Will Do

  • Prepare complete technical specifications, reports and detailed design drawings relating to electrical components of TTC’s subway/SRT vehicle fleet and associated equipment
  • Conduct comprehensive testing programs to ensure Subway/Workcarvehicles and components are operating at prescribed specification levels
  • Investigate, diagnose, and perform failure analyses of complex electrical engineering problems and troubleshooting to locate electrical malfunctions and faults; recommend alternate design, procedures, equipment, materials and related matters
  • Provide technical recommendations and opinions on electrical engineering problems, tests, specifications and related matters
  • Coordinate, direct and guide relevant TTC staff and/or consultants, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers in section specific design work, equipment or systems; resolve design issues to ensure compliance with TTC design standards and specifications
  • Review technical proposals and quotations from consultants for compliance with TTC requirements, evaluate tenders, recommend for award and monitor progress
  • Provide technical support and engineering guidance to relevant staff on a 24-hour basis as required
  • Demonstrates behaviours that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) 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.
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program

What Skills Do You Bring

  • Use office technology, software and applications
  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
  • Identify and minimize risk of Health and Safety issues
  • Demonstrate specialized expertise and knowledge in the assigned field
  • Apply analytical skills
  • Communicate in a variety of mediums
  • Manage projects
  • Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations

What Qualifications Do You Bring?

  • Completion of a post-secondary college diploma, university degree in a related discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent, combined with directly related electrical engineering experience
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (PEO) is mandatory or eligible to obtain the P.Eng designation in the province of Ontario within 1 year.
  • University degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Sound knowledge of electrical engineering principles, methods and practices with specific knowledge in the areas of drafting, AC/DC motors and generators, microprocessors, and electronic controls
  • Expertise in the use of diagnostic instrumentation, sensors, transducers, dataloggers, chart recorders and data analysis
  • Basic understanding of mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound judgement supported by well-developed technical, analytical, problem-solving and technical writing skills.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and computer applications related to the work (i.e., MS Office, MS Word, Excel, etc.) with strong knowledge of CADD systems and operations.
  • Must have or be able to acquire Subway Rulebook Certification to be able to work at track level,
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, CSA, NFPA, and applicable codes/practices/standards is an asset.
  • Must have the ability to quickly become familiar with the TTC subwayworkcar vehicle fleet and associated electrical and electronic equipment, as well as the various functions carried out by the Rail Cars and Shops department

What We Offer

  • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve.
  • One of the great benefits of being a full-time TTC employee is becoming a member of TTC defined pension plan.
  • A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision and more.
  • Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being.

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.

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

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