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Executive / Senior Engineer, Permanent Way


Job Purpose


Responsible to lead and manage maintenance work in Permanent Way to ensure work quality and commuter safety. This shall include planning, executing and management reporting of corrective and preventive work in line maintenance in Permanent Way branch. Also, to ensure efficient and effective use of resources to maximise maintenance output and uphold the highest standard of rail reliability.  




  • Ensures that maintenance work is conducted safely and with high quality.
  • Perform night supervision of maintenance work during engineering hours.
  • Ensures that staff from the line maintenance and engineering support teams under Permanent Way branch are adequately trained to support maintenance work effectively and efficiently.
  • Responsible for the preparation of periodic reports for LTA, internal & external auditors.
  • Ensures high motivation and maintain good communications with maintenance teams.
  • Understands organization objectives and is aligned with management decisions.
  • Ensures that all Permanent Way maintenance and audit requirements are met to maintain high standard of asset condition.
  • Performs planning of maintenance work and executes command and control of daily maintenance activities.
  • To prepare and execute Work Instructions and Procedures to the required standards.
  • Reports directly to the Manager and assist him in managing the Branch by carrying out task and project as assigned by him.
  • To respond to occasional activation after office hours for emergency recovery on the mainline.
  • Works closely with other departments and divisions to support organizational objectives.

Qualifications & Work Experience


Engineering with preferably minimum 3 years working experience.



  • High energy and willingness to do night work on a regular basis
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Effective communication including writing and reporting skill

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.

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