Manager, Bus Maintenance

Toronto Transit Commission - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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JOB INFORMATION
Requisition ID: 1529
Number of Vacancies: 1.00 immediate and Future Requirements
Department: Bus Maintenance & Shops
Salary Information: $107,616.60 - $134,479.80
Pay Scale Group: 11 SA*; *The incumbent will be eligible for a Responsibility Premium once the incumbent has attained full job rate for one year.
Employment Type: Regular
Weekly Hours: 35, Off Days: Saturday / Sunday Shift: Day
Posted On: November 13, 2019
Last Day to Apply: November 19, 2019
Reports to: Senior Manager Garages

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 position manages a 24-hour/day, 7 days'/week operation and is required to be on-call to deal with unusual or emergency situations outside normal working hours. The assigned work location will be determined by senior management. The incumbent may be moved to other Bus Management & Shops Garages in accordance with operational needs.

General Accountability

Plans, manages and controls the Section's daily operations and administrative activities. Ensures that programs, projects, and systems are developed, implemented/installed, delivered, monitored and managed efficiently and timely to meet business requirements. Oversees and directs all aspects of the maintenance, repair, servicing and cleaning of equipment, vehicles and systems. Supervises Section employees and oversees the work of external contractors and internal stakeholders engaged in related activities. Ensures employees are trained in work and safety procedures, and ensures facilities are clean and safe. The role will administer Section budgets and prepare various reports and documentation related to the work. The role will oversee and support systems, equipment, and processes. Maintains operational efficiency and cost effective methods.

Key Job Functions

Planning, directing, managing, staffing, and controlling the work activities of the bus maintenance garage
Ensuring that sufficient buses, non-revenue vehicles and equipment are available, in a safe and reliable condition, to allow other Departments to meet daily revenue service, related transit revenue operation and non-revenue support activities
Overseeing operational efficiency, employee training, effective labour relations, workplace safety, regulatory and legislative compliance, and budgetary and financial effectiveness
Directing and overseeing all aspects of the maintenance, repair, servicing and cleaning of buses, non-revenue vehicles and equipment; ensuring facility/shop equipment and systems are operational
Ensuring employees are properly qualified and trained in work and safety procedures; ensuring regulatory and legislative requirements are adhered to and complied with (e.g. MTO inspections, environmental issues, waste disposal, etc.)
Preparing financial budgets to manage business plans and preparing relevant reports and presentations for up to the Commission level
Maintaining a professional relationship among unionized employees and staff to ensure overall effectiveness of the workforce
May be required to substitute for other Managers in Bus Maintenance, the Senior Manager and the Head - Bus Maintenance
Participation in the TTC 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.
Skills
Use office technology, software and applications
Apply analytical skills
Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations
Manage human resources
Communicate in a variety of mediums
Manage projects
Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance
Secure and manage fiscal resources
Demonstrate specialized expertise and knowledge in the assigned field
Education and Experience

Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline (Engineering), combined with substantial progressively responsible experience in a management capacity over related functions, preferably in a unionized environment.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (P. Eng.) is considered an asset.
Certification as a Truck & Coach Technician (310T), Automotive Service Technician (310S) and/or a Site Operator are considered assets
Possession of a valid "CZ" Driver's License would be an asset
Additional Requirements

Extensive knowledge of concepts and practices associated with fleet maintenance management including, standards and procedures development, program maintenance, scheduling, resource allocation, etc.
Extensive knowledge of relevant vehicle maintenance principles, practices, preventative maintenance programs, quality assurance and associated technology as well as the related trades, certifications and disciplines
Strong knowledge of relevant policies and procedures, government laws and regulations as they apply to a large bus maintenance/repair operation and motor vehicle safety standards and maintenance (e.g. MTO regulations & procedures, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.,)
Knowledge of business administration, statistical analysis, budgetary, human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding human rights, employment, safety, etc. (e.g. Corporate Policies, Collective Agreements, Ministry of Labour Regulations, Employment Standards Act, etc.)
Sound business judgement combined with excellent administrative, analytical, investigative, time management and problem solving skills
Strong management and interpersonal skills are required; ability to effectively manage, motivate, counsel, coach, discipline, commend and assess performance of subordinate employees
Well organized, excellent team building, leadership and decision making skills; very strong oral and written communication skills
Strong computer skills with familiarity of TTC computerized systems (e.g. IFS, VWO), Fuel Management System, Materials Systems, Job Based Cost System, etc.; and relevant software programs)
May be required to obtain certification as an Internal Combustion Alternate Fuel Technician for propane (ICE/P)
Completion of the St. John’s Ambulance Course in First Aid required

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.