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Assistant Engineer, Signalling & Platform Screen Door - Thomson-East Coast Line

Job Purpose


As an Assistant Engineer working on the live railway, you will play an important role in ensuring your teams’ safety while carrying out preventive and corrective maintenance activities at trackside or onboard a train.



  • You will be responsible for maintaining the equipment that moves the trains safely in a highly complex and fast-moving environment. 

  • You will be maintaining various signalling assets such as Signals, Points and Track Circuits and their controlling systems.

  • You will be responding to failures which may require working with other departments to rectify.

  • You will be using diagrams, tools and electrical equipment to assist in faulting and maintenance duties as well as following standards and company policies.

  • As you will be required to work in small close-knit teams, your ability to work with others is a key asset. In a technically demanding role, you are expected to have close attention to details, be able to problem solve and work in a safety conscious way.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Diploma in Electrical or Electronics Engineering with at least 3 years relevant working experience.
  • Previous Railway System or related qualifications and/or working experience would be advantageous.


  • Experience of organizing and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work.

  • Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing.

  • Knowledge of discipline-specific maintenance, inspection, faulting and renewal techniques.

  • Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

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
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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