General Body Repairperson / Painter

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City : Toronto

Category :

Industry : Public Transportation

Employer : Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)


Requisition ID: 1002 
Number of Vacancies:  For Future Requirements 
Department: Bus, Maintenance & Shops - Various Garages / Shops

Union: ATU, Local 113
Salary Information:  View on TTC website  -  View on TTC website, plus a skilled trade premium of $1.00 per hour for all regular hours worked
Pay Scale Group:  WG 10

Employment Type:  Regular
Weekly Hours:  40,  Off Days:  View on TTC website   Shift:  View on TTC website
Posted On:  January 30, 2020
Last Day to Apply:  December 31, 2020
Reports to: Manager / Supervisor 


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."




  • Performing diverse and complex vehicle body work in the maintenance, repairing, rebuilding, painting and modification of TTC, rail or rubber-tired vehicles, trucks, cabs, light, heavy, and/or special service vehicles
  • Hammering-out dents, filling, filing, grinding, sanding, and glazing
  • Preparing and applying primer and finishing paint to dented, welded or pieced areas
  • Straightening, bending, realigning and forming body sheathing and framing
  • Riveting, welding and brazing joints or breaks
  • Removing and installing body parts
  • Fabricating or repairing sheet metal parts of equipment, working with plastic body panels, and repairing couplers and related fixtures
  • 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.



  • Valid Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair Certificate (310-B), as issued by the Ontario Ministry of Skills and Development and normally obtained through Grade 12 education; plus, the successful completion of the apprenticeship training program or its equivalent
  • A valid Province of Ontario class “G” driver’s license
  • Ability to pass tests set by the Operations Branch which correspond in content to the knowledge, theory and/or practical requirements of the job
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with a commitment to safety
  • Knowledge of, and experience using, computers in order to input and retrieve vehicle repair and labour reporting information
  • Required to provide a set of hand tools as per the tool list established by the TTC


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

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources - Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.

The TTC’s Employment 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 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.

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