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Assistant Engineer, COM OCC 1


Job Purpose

The Assistant Engineer is responsible for performing preventive and corrective maintenance work on Communication systems. He also contributes to KAIZEN workflow improvements to enhance the reliability of the Communication systems, as well as guiding field service teams and ensuring the work quality and safety of external contractors and/or stakeholders.


He is required to perform rotating shift duties at Kim Chuan OCC. He demonstrates team leadership skills, ensures the maintenance work is carried out in a safe and orderly manner, as well as contributing to the team’s performance in achieving established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).



  1. Participate in the maintenance of the Communication systems for North South / East West Line OCC, to ensure that the safety, reliability and availability of the systems meet the standards agreed with the Authority
  2. Perform complex fault analysis and testing of Communication systems
  3. Liaise with LTA/SMRT contractors for works carried out in the Communication Equipment Rooms
  4. Conduct proper housekeeping, always ensure safety and security of Communication Maintenance Offices (CMO) and Communication Equipment Rooms (CER)
  5. Assist in the managing and controlling of maintenance spares
  6. Ensure workplace adherence to Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) policies, procedures and regulations when carrying out work
  7. Ensure compliance with relevant Codes of Practice, Quality Procedures, Work Instructions, Standing Instructions, OEM manuals, and any relevant change instructions disseminated
  8. Undertake any other tasks as and when assigned and directed by Supervisors


Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Applicants should possess a minimum Diploma in Electronics and Communications / Electronics / Electrical / Computer / Telecommunication Engineering from any recognized institution
  • Applicants who are CCNA certified or its equivalent are preferred
  • Applicants who has Cybersecurity knowledge are preferred
  • Applicants should be able to work independently and in control room environment
  • Able to perform 3 rotating shifts
  • Ability to identify colours



Technical skills include:

  • Condition-based Assets Monitoring Management
  • Communication Auxiliary Systems / Communication Backbone System / Radio System / Travel Information System / Video Surveillance System Maintenance and Housekeeping
  • Work at Heights
  • Understanding of System Logs
  • Report Writing


Generic skills include:

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Leadership
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

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