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Branch Manager (CCL, Operational Engineering)


Job Purpose

To provide engineering solutions to CCL Maintenance branches to deliver high systems availability and reliability. The work scope spans across reliability engineering, technical document development and review, and contract management for all CCL organic maintenance branches.

The manager shall lead a team of approximately 5 engineers in carrying out the job scope. Beyond working closely with CCL organic maintenance branches, he/she is required to also liaise with SMRT Train agencies, and Land Transport Authority (LTA) and also contractors to achieve the job scopes described. 


  • Lead an Investigation Team for peculiar defects and major disruptions
  • Carry out Defect, No Fault Found (NFF), Can Not Duplicate (CND) Rate and Reliability Trending and Monitoring
  • Ensuring Defect Closure and Review of failure mode and maintenance actions
  • Manage and Review Work Instructions (WI)/Work Records (WR) (Corrective, Preventive and Overhaul Maintenance)
  • Validation & Verification of New/Changes to Engineering Instructions (EI)/Engineering Records (ER) & WI/WR
  • Review of Relevant Technical Documents (Design Acceptance Review (DAR), Testing & Commissioning (T&C) procedures) 
  • Development of new maintenance capabilities, technical proposals for reliability optimization
  • Coordinate with LTA and SMRT Centre of Excellence (CoE) for engineering/technical issues
  • Collaborate with Project Team for project issues

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Communications / Telecommunications Engineering
  • Preferably with at least 5 years of work experience in supervisory position in maintenance organization with involvement in material management or training management


A strategic thinker who is resourceful and mature, and possess excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills


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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