General Maintenance Carpenter

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City : Toronto

Category : Carpenters

Industry : Public Transportation

Employer : Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Requisition ID: 1498 
Number of Vacancies: View on TTC website 
Department: Plant Maintenance (20000007) - Carpenters (30000470) 

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

                                 Start rate to be determined at time of offer

Pay Scale Group:  WG 0010
Employment Type:  View on TTC website
Weekly Hours:  View on TTC website, Off Days:  View on TTC website   Shift:  View on TTC website
Posted On:  February 5, 2020
Last Day to Apply:  March 5, 2020
Reports to: View on TTC website 

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."

Plus a skilled trade premium of $1.00 per hour for all regular hours worked.

  • Perform a wide variety of moderately complex carpentry, joining and cabinet making duties necessary to construct, repair, renovate, and maintain structural woodwork such as concrete forms, shoring, hoarding, building framework, trim, stairs, doors, window frames, partitions, walls, ceilings, etc.
  • The work will also involve a variety of bench carpentry duties such as fabricating and assembling wooden items or components
  • 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
  • Valid Certificate of Qualification as a General Carpenter (403-A) normally obtained through Grade 12 education, plus proof of successful completion of the apprenticeship training programme for the Carpentry trade
  • Ability to comprehend verbal and written instructions
  • Possession of a valid, non-probationary, Province of Ontario, class “G” driver’s license
  • As the successful bidder, you will be required to attend and successfully complete the TTC’s in-house training programs for truck driving and pass the written and practical tests required for a Class "D" Driver's Licence, Subway/SRT Rule Book and WHMIS certification
  • Required to provide a set of tools as per the established tool list
  • A copy of your valid General Carpenter Certificate of Qualification (403-A) must be submitted upon request
  • 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.

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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