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Assistant Engineer, Rolling Stock


Job Purpose

The Assistant Engineer, Rolling Stock is responsible to perform Preventive / Corrective and Overhaul Maintenance of Circle Line trains, fault attendance, fault diagnosis tests, troubleshooting, upgrading, and improvement works/repairs of Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) and Plant Equipment.


The duties and responsibilities of an Assistant Engineer, Rolling Stock are as listed below. Note that the list is not comprehensive and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.
•    Plan and supervise work carried out by the team members.
•    Plan team duty rosters in consultation with the supervisor.
•    Disseminate to team members any instructions and procedures issued by supervisors.
•    Carry out, preventive and corrective maintenance, overhaul maintenance, fault attendance, fault diagnosis tests, trouble-shooting upgrading, and improvement works/repairs of EMU and Plant Equipment.
•    Lead the team in the general care and housekeeping of EMUs.
•    Assist supervisors in conducting engineering analysis and investigations on incidents/accidents.
•    Raise corrective maintenance job orders and review upon completion when required.
•    Record all faults reported, complete work orders and key in other input into the maintenance management system and any other recording system.
•    Undertake any other tasks/functions that are incidental or ancillary to the performance of the works assigned e.g. attending to mainline emergency incident
•    Certify work carried out by contractor for example train cleaning, pest control, train advertisement etc.
•    Perform RSD staff functions (e. g. certification of M/Cs, leave applications, monetary claims, etc.)
•    Drive the company vehicle for the purpose of work if required – Applicable to Qualified driver only (Class 3).
•    Drive train within depot limit and shunt. – Applicable to Qualified MTO only.
•    Drive company forklift for purpose of work. – Applicable to Qualified forklift driver only.

Qualifications & Work Experience

•    Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
•    Preferably at least 1 year of relevant experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of electro-mechanical equipment.
•    Able to perform rotating shift work.
•    Able to work at height (Preferably)


•    Able to communicate effectively with other departments pertaining to maintenance work and fault rectification
•    Able to work independently
•    Possess basic MS Office 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.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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