Senior Inspector, TTC (Closes Feb 28, 2023)

  • 14 Feb 2023 5:12 PM
    Message # 13097985
    Hina Brinkworth (Administrator)

    Requisition ID: 7216 
    Number of Vacancies: 2 
    Department: Signal/Electrical/Communication (20000051) - Signals And Train Control-Supervision (30000453) 
    Salary Information:  $86,577.40  -  $108,235.40
    Pay Scale Group:  9SA
    Employment Type:  Regular
    Weekly Hours:  35, Off Days:  As per schedule   Shift:  Various
    Posted On:  February 14, 2023
    Last Day to Apply:  February 28, 2023
    Reports to: Supervisor, Signals 

    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."

    General Accountability

    Reviews and interprets contracts and inspects associated work. Ensures that work is performed in accordance with the authorized contract documents as well as with applicable codes and safety regulations.

    Key Job Functions

    • Inspecting work carried out by TTC employees and external contractors in accordance with authorized contract documents and project quality standards
    • Reviewing specifications and drawings, and inspecting work to ensure it is completed in accordance with contract documents and project schedules
    • Reporting on quality of construction work and noted deficiencies and following up on corrective actions including inspection of same
    • Coordinating site access with external contractors, TTC Departments, Municipal Government Agencies and Utility Commissions to ensure that work progresses smoothly with minimal impact to subway operations
    • Preparing project deficiency lists and minor signaling project initiatives for TTC trades employee
    • Maintaining work progress and status reports on the various work projects
    • Monitoring site for hazards and unsafe conditions through personal observations
    • Participate in the TTC's Customer Service Ambassador Program
    • 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, programs 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.


    • Apply analytical skills
    • Use office technology, software and applications
    • Manage projects
    • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
    • Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance

    Education and Experience

    • Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline (i.e., Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology) or the equivalent relating to the construction or engineering field, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.
    • Several years of directly related work experience
    • Completion of a signal apprenticeship program is preferred

    Additional Requirements

    • Sound knowledge of signals and train control engineering principles and procedures, as well as signals installations principles and best practices gained through working in a signals design and/or construction environment
    • Familiarity with signaling equipment and installation methods
    • Knowledge of radio based computer train control systems and computer based interlocking technologies
    • Strong understanding of the complexities involved in installing new signaling equipment within a brown field environment
    • Familiarity with construction laws, construction inspection, as well as knowledge of TTC operating environment
    • Knowledge of the Construction Lien Act, Occupational health and Safety Act, Regulations for Construction Projects
    • Knowledge of, and experience in scheduling signaling work in and around an operational rail environment
    • Sound judgement, well developed organizational, administrative, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications
    • Must display tact and diplomacy to motivate employees, contractors, and fellow inspection staff etc.
    • A valid Province of Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s license and use of an automobile to travel to construction work sites

    Apply Now

    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 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.