Fall CO-OP Student, Asset Lifecycle Management

  • Full Time
  • Toronto


Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster, and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

We embody our values in everything that we do. We Serve with Passion, Think Forward, and Play as a Team. If you can relate, we want to hear from you!

Our Asset Lifecycle Management Office is looking for a CO-OP Student to assist with the planning, implementation, and monitoring of GO Transit rail assets.  The CO-OP Students will work with internal stakeholders to provide analytical support in the completion of required tasks and deliverables.

What will I be doing?

  • Provides a variety of analytical and/or technical services to support the asset class teams which may include collecting asset data, data integrity checks, work order data processing and visualization
  • Update asset registry attribute data
  • Reading and interpreting technical engineering drawings (i.e., as-built drawings) to obtain asset attribute details.
  • Use GIS tools for data collection and spatial analysis
  • Assist in the production and formatting of asset management documentation
  • Research and report on emerging technologies
  • Recommends improvements and innovations to existing processes and procedures to achieve greater efficiency
  • Prepare agendas, coordinate, attend, and take minutes for asset class team meetings
  • Certain travel and/or field work (e.g., On-site data collection) may occasionally be required

What skills & qualifications do I need?

  • Must be attending school full-time and returning to an academic institution
  • Must be at least 15 years of age before starting employment
  • Enrolled in Engineering program at a post-secondary institution
  • Previous experience working within a business environment is preferred
  • Experience with GIS data and spatial analysis is preferred (ArcGIS Online, Arc Collector app).
  • Experience with PowerBI or business intelligence tools is preferred
  • Knowledge of asset Life cycle Costing (LCC) is preferred
  • Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Competence in software such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to co-operate and assist other co-workers with various projects
  • Interest in rail transportation and transit/operational planning is a strong asset
  • A willingness to learn while being exposed to all aspects of asset management


Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Application Process:

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate, or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

Metrolinx employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with Metrolinx’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy as a condition of being eligible for the recruitment process.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required.  If you are not able to obtain COVID-19 vaccination for a reason related to a protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation, you can request accommodation from Metrolinx.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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