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Technical Officer, Signal Communications & Control


Job Purpose

The Technical Officer, Signal Communications & Control works in a team to perform preventive and corrective maintenance of railway signalling systems and platform screen doors to improve its reliability. He assists in the preparation of maintenance activities and is technically inclined and adept in handling electronics and computer-based systems and equipment for maintenance. He also supervises the works of contractors and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to operating requirements, quality standards and safety standards.
He may be required to perform shift duties at various rail premises such as depots, train stations, viaduct, and tunnels. He is capable of communicating effectively within the team, is able to multi-task and can prioritize his assigned maintenance workload in supporting maintenance activities.



1.    To provide 1st line fault response and recovery 
2.    To perform timely trackside CM activities including fault troubleshooting, rectification and testing
3.    To plan and carried out trackside PM work according to schedule
4.    To perform trackside equipment overhaul activities and to ensure that the programs adhere to the schedule
5.    To carry out day-to-day monitoring of equipment performance and follow up 
6.    To carry out day-to-day fault analysis and follow up
7.    To assist in managing and controlling of maintenance spares
8.    To perform tasks in compliance with relevant procedures and instructions contained in Quality Procedures, Work Specifications, Work Instructions, Signal Standing Instructions and any relevant change instructions disseminated
9.    To operate safely and efficiently all Signal Measuring, Test Equipment, Instruments and Tools
10.    To comply with and exercise safety at all times in accordance to all Safety Procedures.
11.    To be responsible for the safety of self, peers at workplace; off and on trackside throughout working period
12.    To carry-out the role of PIC and PM duties and responsibilities
13.    To complete the necessary reports for the task at hand
14.    To ensure good housekeeping workplace

Qualifications & Work Experience

Qualifications and work experience include:

•    Higher NITEC in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or equivalent
•    Preferably 2 years’ experience in a fast paced maintenance environment


Technical skills include:
•    Condition-Based Assets Monitoring Management
•    Data and Statistical Analytics
•    Equipment Maintenance and Housekeeping
•    Network Systems Maintenance
•    Rail Regulatory Compliance
•    Report Writing
•    Signal Interlocking Systems Maintenance
•    Signalling Auxiliary Device and Equipment Maintenance
•    Trackside Automatic Train Control Equipment Maintenance
•    Vendor Management
•    Work at Heights
•    Workplace Facilities Safety Management
•    Workplace Safety and Health for Confined Spares
•    Workplace Safety and Health for Electrical Safety
•    Workplace Safety and Health for Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

Generic skills include:
•    Communication
•    Interpersonal Skills
•    Lifelong Learning
•    Teamwork
•    Problem Solving


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.

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