Saturday , April 13 2024

Toronto Careers – Design Engineer, Power

Website Toronto Transit Commission

Job Description:

Provides expertise in relation to engineering work associated with the design, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of TTC’s systems and components for traction power and all types of transit structures and facilities and subway and surface structures; provides engineering support and guidance to operational maintenance staff on a 24-hour basis; takes professional responsibility for engineering work as required by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 (if applicable and 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
  • Preparing conceptual and final traction power and substation engineering designs for transit related structures
  • Establishing concepts for traction power and substation systems to meet identified criteria established by user groups and other engineering disciplines
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program
  • Performing analysis and design calculations to verify that final designs conform to all current codes and standards such as the Ontario Building Code, the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, and the TTC Design Manual
  • Preparing/presenting various reports and recommendations related to the work
  • Assisting to prepare standard drawings, and performing field reviews and shop drawing reviews
  • Reviewing and signing contract documents ready for bid and construction
  • Providing sketches and marked drawings for Design Draftspersons
  • Representing the section on development reviews
  • Reviewing and approving/signing design drawings prepared by Design Draftspersons or Consultants for technical content

Job Requirements:

  • Computer literate with a strong knowledge of personal computers and software applications related to the work (i.e. Bentley Micro-station V8i or AutoCAD and their applications)
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering principles related to traction power and substation services, methods and practices for the design and construction of dc power distribution for major transit facilities such as traction power substations, carhouses, storage yards or other structures of similar size and function
  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
  • A valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license, and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrate specialized expertise and knowledge in the assigned field
  • Use office technology, software and applications
  • Sound judgement plus excellent technical, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, verbal communication and engineering report writing skills
  • Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance
  • Design expertise of equipment and systems including transformers, AC/DC switchgear, rectifier transformers, emergency power, DC traction power and high voltage AC substation equipment, etc.;
  • Completion of a university degree in electrical engineering specializing in power systems, combined with several years of directly related experience in a multidisciplinary design environment
  • 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
  • Communicate in a variety of mediums
  • Apply analytical skills
  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Ontario Building Code, Canadian standards association, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc.;

Job Details:

Company: Toronto Transit Commission

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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