Workcar Operator Trainee (Pool), TTC (Closes Feb 20, 2023)

  • 14 Feb 2023 5:16 PM
    Message # 13097992
    Hina Brinkworth (Administrator)

    Requisition ID: 7254 
    Number of Vacancies: Various 
    Department: Track & Structures (20001107) - Subway Track Maintenance (30000429) 
    Salary Information:  $26.11  -  $34.00
    Pay Scale Group:  WG5
    Employment Type:  Regular
    Weekly Hours:  40 Off Days:  Thursday/Friday   Shift:  Night
    Posted On:  February 13, 2023
    Last Day to Apply:  February 20, 2023
    Reports to: Senior Foreperson 

    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."


    This posting is for current and upcoming opportunities which may involve working night shift with Thursday/Friday as off days and various work reporting locations, which may vary as directed by work assignments.
    Upon successful completion of the classroom and on-the-job training, the candidate will be re-classified as a Workcar Operator (Wage Group 7).


    • Trainees follow a 12 month program involving the safe and efficient operation of motorized equipment and non-revenue rail vehicle operations
    • Attaining and maintaining proficiency in work involving: the safe and efficient operation of non-specialized work cars such as flat cars, locomotives, wall washing units, rail cleaning cars, rail grinding cars, ballast cars, steel-wheeled snow removal equipment, etc.
    • Attaining and maintaining proficiency in work involving: non-revenue rail vehicles for the delivery of tools, materials, supplies, parts and equipment to various TTC locations and work sites; loading and unloading cargo; pushing/pulling non-powered cars; grinding rails, washing/cleaning of walls and rails, spreading of ballast, etc.
    • Successful completion of  training programs for workcar monitor, workcar operations – modules 1 through 4 and SRT workcar initial to qualify for the operation of various of non-specialized workcars such as flat cars, locomotives, wall washing units, rail cleaning cars, rail grinding cars, ballast cars, steel-wheeled snow removal equipment, etc.
    • Operating battery recharging equipment, performing daily service checks on workcars, performing Track Maintainer duties, and assisting with a wide variety of manual tasks
    • Successful completion of training programs for Subway/SRT Rulebook, first aid, C.P.R. and WHMIS
    • Upon successful completion of the  training program, you will be classified as a Workcar Operator in Wage Group 7
    • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within the 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 a Grade 12 education, or its recognized equivalent as determined by the Training Department
    • Completion of the Way Training - Track Maintainer Training Program
    • Ability to comprehend verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to speak clearly in order to exchange information
    • Possess a valid non-probationary Class “G” Province of Ontario Driver’s Licence
    • Ability  pass a vision test and an established pre-test  set by the Training Department
    • 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

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    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.