Do you enjoy hands-on technical work? Do you thrive in a work environment that keeps you moving? Are you a team player who enjoys the chance to work independently?
Take the leap and make your mark at Plan Group!
We are currently looking for Service Technicians to join our Transportation team to be responsible for the maintenance and installation of PRESTO devices for TTC.
PRESTO is an electronic fare system that allows transit users in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) and Ottawa to use a smart card to move between and within transit systems.
Maintenance and installation of PRESTO devices
Programming and provisioning of devices
Servicing on-board and off-board SRVMs (ticket vending machines located on streetcars, subway stations and curbside)
Work on existing TTC bus fleets at various garages across GTA
Work on existing streetcars at three different car houses
Qualifications & Experience Requirements :
High School Diploma or equivalent
Electrical / Mechanical Technician or Technologist diploma (non-union)
Valid Driver’s License and car required to get to and from garages
Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong work ethic and superior troubleshooting skills
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
Previous experience working with PRESTO devices an asset
Installation of automobile accessories experience an asset
Must be comfortable carrying and lifting tools and parts weighing up to 20 lbs., and bending, squatting, walking, standing and / or sitting for prolonged periods of time
Job Type & Conditions :
Full Time : 40 hours per week.
Night Shifts and some weekends, occasional days
On the job training
This is a contract role with potential for extension