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Assistant Engineer, Engineering Trains Branch


Job Purpose

The Assistant Engineer, Engineering Trains is responsible to lead and manage a team of technical officers to perform preventive and corrective maintenance and overhaul of a fleet of locomotives and specialist track-borne maintenance vehicles so as to support SMRT in providing safe and reliable train service to our commuters.



The duties and responsibilities of an Assistant Engineer, Engineering Trains are as listed below.  Note that the list is not comprehensive and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.


  • Assist supervisors on fault finding (Electrical Circuit and Programmable Logic Control) and incident investigation, ensure proper documentation is in line with the ISO 9000 and 14001.
  • Audit the work done by your technical officers, adjudication of RFQ, monitor and ensure adequate spares for maintaining and repair of locomotives under your charge.
  • Assist in the modification and upgrading work of locomotives and specialist track-borne maintenance vehicles, fleet wide inspection or component replacement.
  • Drive the locomotive to conduct daily maintenance works.
  • Carry out any duty as and when assigned by the supervisor.
  • Perform 3 rotating shift work and permanent night shift if required.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Diploma in Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics Engineering.
  • Preferably with at least 1-3 years of relevant experience in heavy plant or marine engine maintenance, trouble-shooting of electrical, electronics, air-conditioning and program logic control.


  • Possess a valid Class 3 driving license.
  • Able to communicate effectively, lead a team and work independently.


SMRT Trains Ltd was incorporated in 1987 and operates Singapore’s first mass rapid transit system. Today, we manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, East-West Line, the Circle Line, the Thomson-East Coast Line, and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. With over 5,000 employees, more than 250 trains, and 141 km of rail tracks across 108 stations, we serve millions of commuters daily.

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.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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