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Executive/Senior Engineer, Rolling Stock Engineering


Job Purpose

You are responsible for the upkeep of trains, in terms of reliability, maintainability, availability and safety. The desired outcome is to support SMRT in delivering safe, reliable and excellence train service for the commuters. As part of your job scope, you will be directly involved in engineering issues related to the train-borne systems. There are different types of trains serving SMRT Network, like NSEWL (North-South and East-West Line), BPLRT (Bukit Panjang Light Rail Train Line) and CCL (Circle Line) respectively. Each train type comprises various train-borne systems, generally grouped as “electrical systems” e.g. Propulsion, Auxiliary, Electrical Power, Lighting etc. and “mechanical systems” e.g. Pneumatic, Brakes, Aircon, Doors etc. For Depot equipment e.g. Wheel Lathe, Wash Plant, Bogie Rotator, Lifting Jacks etc. in terms of reliability, maintainability, availability and safety are also part of your work scope. Depending on your competency, you will be assigned to the appropriate train-borne systems and Depot Equipment to Manage and be responsible for their associated engineering issues. At work, you will report to the Branch Manager of the team.


As part of the job nature, you will work in cross-functional teams within SMRT and interact with staff from the various disciplines. In the course of your work, you will also engage Land Transport Authority and OEM on a variety of engineering related issues.


This appointment offers opportunity for you to build your engineering competency and develop inter-personal skills. Your roles generally include:

  1. Propose engineering policies to improve reliability/safety/maintainability of trains
  2. Propose modification on train-borne systems, as part of engineering programs to continuously improve reliability and service quality, and safeguard sustainability
  3. Carry out troubleshooting, defect trend analysis, engineering evaluation and investigation
  4. Participate in design reviews and acceptance tests
  5. Collate field data necessary for reporting of Key Performance Indicators and support in preparation of management reports

Qualifications & Work Experience

In order to meet the challenges of the job scope, you will require the following:

  1. Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  2. Able to work independently, under pressure and tight timelines
  3. Resourceful and self-motivated individual, and a strong team player
  4. Strong in critical-thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  5. Excellent communication and written skills


1. Leadership skills

2. Good communications skills, verbal and written

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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