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Depot Shift Manager

Job Purpose

  • To plan, organize and optimize available resources within Rolling Stock Branch to ensure train availability and equipment performance meet the set targets.


  • Lead, manage and supervise the teams in the preventive & corrective maintenance of the Trains 
  • Review and manage train faults.
  • Lead, manage and supervise the teams in troubleshooting.
  • Analyze and verify the Preventive Maintenance/Corrective Maintenance works and defects/faults raised.
  • Provide technical and engineering support to the section.
  • Administration and control of staff within the Preventive Maintenance/Corrective Maintenance Teams.
  • Raise incident/accident reports.
  • Administration of work carried out by contractor e.g. escort for downloading of logs, etc.
  • Assist Section Manager in the management of train faults, incidents and emergencies occurring on mainline.    
  • Review preventive & corrective maintenance performed by staff on Trains / Locomotives.
  • Review and update Work Instruction and reports periodically.
  • Manage urgent check and fleet wide activities as when required.
  • Assist Section Manager in coordinating work with other sections, e.g. Rail Ops, Signaling, Comms, and RS with regards to mainline train faults.
  • Assist Section Manager for the proper maintenance of the Trains / Depot Equipment.
  • Responsible for safety of staff under his charge, conducting tool box meeting/audits, dissemination of safety messages and staff work in accordance to safety procedures.
  • Leader for productivity improvement, cost reduction and innovations for his team through KAIZEN.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Polytechnic diploma or Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Marine/ etc.) or equivalent from a recognized institution. 
  • Preferably 5 year's relevant experience in the railway environment.



  • Leadership qualities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Supervisory experience in handling a team of technical staffs
  • Basic computer skills e.g. Ms Word, Ms Excel 
  • Maintenance Management System usage

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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