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Technical Officer (CCL, Train Maintenance, Rolling Stock)


Job Purpose

The Technical Officer, Train Maintenance is responsible to perform Preventive / Corrective and Overhaul Maintenance of Circle Line trains, fault attendance, fault diagnosis tests, troubleshooting, upgrading, and improvement works/repairs of Passenger Vehicle (PV) and Plant Equipment.


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

  • Conduct Preventive and Overhaul Maintenance on PV according to planned schedule.    
  • Perform Corrective Maintenance on PV and Plant Equipment as assigned by supervisors.
  • Perform modifications on PV as assigned by supervisor.
  • Provide attendance to contractor and personnel from other sections when others work or access into trains.
  • Drive train within depot limit and shunt. – Applicable to Qualified MTO only.
  • Perform ground shunter duty when required.
  • Drive company forklift for purpose of work. – Applicable to Qualified forklift driver only.
  • Drive company vehicle for the purpose of work. – Applicable to Qualified and authorized drivers only (Class 3).
  • Undertake any other tasks or functions that are incidental or ancillary to the performance of the works assigned, e.g., attend to emergency mainline incident.
  • Not be sensitive or allergic to Rolling Stock Materials, POLs (Petrol, Oils and Lubricants) and dust involved in the conduct of the work. Note that standard PPE of safety shoes, gloves, masks, and hearing protection will be provided.
  • Able to work at height (WAH) on the train roof, while donning the necessary WAH safety equipment.
  • Fit and able to climb staircases and ladders, stand for sufficient duration (4 hours) to accomplish the required maintenance works.
  • Lift and handle heavy machineries, tools, equipment, or spares of up to 10kg for men and 7kg for women.
  • Able to work underframe of Trains, for sufficient duration (4 hours) which may require frequent squatting and bending.
  • Able to work in a rotating shift system (Day and/or night shifts) without affecting his concentration at work.
  • Able to work under sheltered and non-sheltered area within SMRT Depots, for any other related operations/tasks.
  • Undertake any other tasks or functions that are incidental or ancillary to the performance of the works assigned by Supervisor when required: e.g., respond to OCC activation to recover trains that have stalled in the network, and passenger detrainment from stalled trains.
  • Every staff in Circle Line is responsible for their own as well as their Team’s Safety. Staff shall uphold the CCL Safety Mission and 3 principles to complete tasks, perform duties, fulfil the goals of the organization, and adhere to the individual roles and responsibilities.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Nitec Certificate in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of electro-mechanical equipment is an added advantage.
  • Able to perform 3 rotating shift works.
  • Able to work at height (Preferably)


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, Service & Safety, Excellence


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