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Technical Officer, Engineering Trains Branch


Job Purpose

The Technical Officer, Engineering Trains Branch is responsible to perform preventive and corrective maintenance and overhaul of a fleet of locomotives and specialist track-borne maintenance vehicles so as to support SMRT in providing safe and reliable train service to our commuters.


The duties and responsibilities of a Technical Officer, Engineering Trains Branch are as listed below.  Note that the list is not comprehensive and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.


  • Shunting of locomotivesfor daily maintenance works.
  • Assist Supervisor on troubleshooting and incident investigation, ensuring proper work procedures and documentations.
  • Carry out any duty as and when assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Operate an engineering consist (include locomotives), safely and efficiently. 
  • Comply and execute tasks in accordance to Work Instructions and Procedures.
  • Comply and exercise safety at all times in accordance to Safety Procedures.
  • Responsible for the safety of self, peers and the track throughout the working period.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Higher Nitec / Nitec in Electrical / Electronics or Mechatronics.
  • Preferably with at least 1-2 years of relevant working experience in maintenance.
  • Revelant knowledge of heavy plant or marine engine maintenance, trouble shooting of electrical, electronics, air-conditioning, program logic control and have a valid class 3 driving license will have an added advantage.
  • Must be prepared to perform rotating shifts and if required, permanent night shift.


  • Able to communicate effectively and a good team player.
  • Proficient in using tools and equipment.


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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