Manager, Transit Facilities (8954)
Job Type
Full Time
March 20, 2024 1:23PM
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


About the job


Requisition ID: 8954

Number of Vacancies: 1

Department: Engineering (20000108) - LRT Systems Engineering (30000237)

Salary Information: $114,168.60 - $142,669.80

Pay Scale Group: 11SA

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35 Off Days: Saturday/Sunday Shift: Day

Posted On: March 18, 2024

Last Day to Apply: March 29, 2024

Reports to: Director LRT Operations and Systems

Career Opportunity

Come join our team at this exciting time for the position of Manager, Transit Facilities!

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Director - LRT Operations and Systems, the Manager - Transit Facilities is responsible for developing TTC operating requirements and reviewing designs with respect to Metrolinx LRT and expansion projects from a physical infrastructure and fixed facility perspective. This includes ensuring that station & stop facilities, right-of-way/alignment, and maintenance & storage facilities/room size/layouts meet TTC requirements. The Manager - Transit Facilities interfaces with Metrolinx, Metrolinx contractors, and TTC internal workforce (i.e. operations) to coordinate and facilitate work impacting TTC infrastructure or work requiring integration, through all phases of the project including planning, design, commissioning, and operation and maintenance. The Manager - Transit Facilities substitutes for the Director - LRT Systems and Operations as needed.

Candidate will be required to participate in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.

What Skills Do You Bring?

  • Manage projects
  • Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations
  • Demonstrate specialized expertise and knowledge in the assigned field

What Qualifications Do You Bring?

  • A University Degree in Engineering or Architecture, along with related experience in the public transit sector managing and leading technical staff, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.
  • Must be registered as a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
  • Extensive knowledge of facilities, operations, maintenance, systems and components as related to bus, subway and LRT.
  • Broad knowledge of engineering principles, methods and practices as related to systems and facilities design, construction and project management.
  • Familiarity with relevant provincial and national laws, codes, acts, regulations and standards that include but is not limited to Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, CSA, environmental legislation, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business administration, fiscal concepts, human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding safety, human rights, employment, etc.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems, and recommend/evaluate solutions.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software, including Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Must have or rapidly acquire knowledge of the requirements within the Master Agreement between Metrolinx, City of Toronto and the TTC as applicable to area of responsibility.
  • Act as a resource and provides consultation, direction, and guidance regarding project management and engineering issues.
  • Liaise with TTC operating departments to ensure that LRT/expansion work meets their functional requirements.
  • Manage a team of staff and/or consultants.
  • Ensure all policies, procedures and standards of the TTC and the Group are adhered to by all staff and/or consultants.
  • Promote and maintain professional working relationships and communications among staff, operations, Metrolinx and their consultants and contractors.
  • Keep abreast of industry activities, trends and best practices, technological developments, government legislation, etc. related to areas of responsibility.
  • 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.

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.
  • A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities.
  • 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.

Committed to EDI

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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