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Technical Officer, Trainborne


Job Purpose

Technical Officer (TO) works in a team to perform preventive and corrective maintenance of railway signaling and communications systems to improve its reliability. TO assists in the preparation of maintenance activities and is technically inclined and adept in handling electronics and computer-based systems and equipment for maintenance.

TO also supervises the works of contractors and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to operating requirements, quality standards and safety standards. O can communicate effectively within the team and able to multi-task and can prioritize assigned maintenance workload in supporting maintenance activities. 



  1. To perform the preventive maintenance (PM) as per maintenance schedule.
  2. To timely perform corrective maintenance (CM) including troubleshooting and fault rectification.
  3. To perform mainline/test track testing whenever required.
  4. To normalize the system after PM and CM.
  5. To perform equipment overhaul activities and to ensure that the programs adhere to the schedule.
  6. To perform loco PM, CM and test track testing.
  7. To complete the PM/CM checklist in the MOM according to the performed task.
  8. To arrange spare for IEW repair and withdrawing from warehouse.
  9. To perform tasks in compliance with relevant procedures and instructions contained in Quality Procedures, Work Specifications, Work Instructions, Standing Instructions and any relevant change instructions disseminated.
  10. To operate safely and efficiently all Signal Measuring, Test Equipment, Instruments and Tools.
  11. To always comply with and exercise safety in accordance with all Safety Procedures.
  12. To be responsible for the safety of self, peers at workplace.
  13. To carry-out the role of PIC and PM duties and responsibilities.
  14. To complete the necessary reports for the task at hand.
  15. To ensure good housekeeping at the workplace.

Qualifications & Work Experience

Physical Requirement 

  1. Able to work on a Shift Roster system in accordance with the MOM guidelines and Collective Agreement.
  2. Able to work in harsh environment with present of dust, oil, grease etc.
  3. Able to work at height.
  4. Able to climb staircase ladders, work undercarriage in limited space, squat and stand for long duration up to 4 hours.
  5. Able to lift, carry and install heavy tools/equipment up to 15kg.


Qualifications and Work Experience 

  1. Higher NITEC in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or equivalent
  2. Preferably 2 years’ experience in a maintenance environment


Technical skills include: 

  • Rail Regulatory Compliance
  • Railway System Maintenance
  • Signaling System Maintenance
  • Radio System Maintenance
  • Travel Information System Maintenance
  • Public Announcement System Maintenance
  • CCTV System Maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance and Housekeeping
  • Report Writing
  • Workplace Facilities Safety Management
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Electrical Safety


Generic skills include: 

  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • 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.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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