TTC Careers - Rail Vehicle Analyzer

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

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 Rail Vehicle Analyzers. These positions are a 40-hour work week involving Night shifts, various off-days and work at various locations.


  • Performing varied and complex work involving the inspection, maintenance, overhaul, modification, repair, testing and troubleshooting of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical components and body equipment found on revenue and non-revenue rail transit vehicle
  • Assignments vary from the running repair to complete analysis of vehicle defects involving modifications and bench work associated with the removal, testing, troubleshooting, repairing / modifying and re-installing of components
  • Performing emergency repair work on rail vehicles in the shop, yard or main service line and involves responding to emergency calls either by riding the trains, or by driving to the scene in an emergency truck; inspecting, troubleshooting and, if possible, correcting/isolating problems while vehicles are in service.
  • Responding to accidents and may be required to re-rail vehicles; preparing damaged vehicles for movement to shops; and providing assistance to emergency responders
  • Operating vehicles in order to make change-offs when at a carhouse between calls
  • Responsible for operating vehicles in order to make change-offs when at a carhouse between calls
  • Responsible for 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


  • Completion of Grade 12 (technical program), or its equivalent as defined by the Training & Development Department’s guidelines for the assessment of grade 12 technical program
  • Completion of Community College level courses approved by the TTC in electrical theory (alternating and direct current) and industrial electronics; or provide proof of equivalence from an accredited academic institution
  • Must have successfully completed the Training & Development Department’s Rail Technology course, or attend and successfully complete the course when scheduled by Management
  • Attend and successfully complete training programs for Subway/SRT Rule Book certification, operation of a TTC vehicle, forklift truck operations and rail vehicle operations (revenue and non-revenue pertinent to the assigned location)
  • A valid class “G” or better province of Ontario driver’s licence and may be required to obtain a class “DZ” licence
  • Required to keep up-to-date with the latest equipment in use on rail vehicles, and with the latest testing and repair procedures and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must pass tests set by the Operations Group which correspond in content to the knowledge, theory and/or the practical requirements described above
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide and maintain a set of tools as per the established tool list
  • 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

This position is designated Safety Sensitive under the TTC's Fitness for Duty Policy.  If you do not hold a designated position, you will be required to pass a drug test as part of the certification process

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 LGBTQ(IA+) 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 Human Resources – Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received relating to 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.

Note: All TTC Employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a precondition of employment in accordance with TTC's Mandatory Vaccination Policy

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


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