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Cell Controller, IMCC


Job Purpose

Integrated Maintenance Control Centre (IMCC) is a 24/7 maintenance operations centre which coordinates the conduct of maintenance activity for the sustainment of North-South and East-West Line. Based in Kim Chuan Depot, the maintenance controllers liaise with rolling stock, signal & communications, building & facilities, and permanent way department to ensure that faults and abnormalities are rectified timely.


Controllers are assigned to control cells, each with a dedicated control focus over rolling stock, signal and communications, building & facilities, and permanent way maintenance activities. The duties and responsibilities of the controllers include:

  1. Registering reported defects and coordinating follow-up maintenance activities
  2. Coordinating with maintenance units to respond to emergencies and contingencies
  3. Coordinating with Control, Train, and Station Operations Department to ensure the arrangements needed to support maintenance work are in place
  4. Monitoring and reporting of signalling system readiness state

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Interest in railway and railway maintenance operations
  • Ability to work on rotating shift: 0700 to 1500hrs; 1500hrs to 2300hrs; 2300 to 0700hrs
  • Electrical Engineering Diploma and/or prior work experience with communication-based train control system signalling experience
  • Aptitude and openness to learn
  • Ability to work independently in the cell
  • Team player and good communicator


  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power point and Word
  2. Able to read and write in English proficiently
  3. Training will be provided on operating procedures and relevant system knowledge


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.

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Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Safety & Service, Excellence


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