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Train Captain, NSEWL


Job Purpose

As Train Captain, you will play an important role in operating the SMRT North-South and East-West line trains to ensure that our customers have a safe, reliable and comfortable journey.



  • Able to work independently and analyse train faults systematically in order to make a sound and safe decision while operating the train.
  • Understand the train system functions and have an in-depth knowledge of the train technicalities to follow up on train technical investigations
  • Successful candidates will undergo a structured training program which requires short attachments to other Departments such as Station and Control Operations departments. This is to ensure that they equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the duty of a Train Captain and/or Train Captain’s Trainer.


Qualifications & Work Experience

  • NITEC in an Engineering discipline.



  • Possess a friendly and customer-oriented personality and be fluently conversant in English.
  • Possess an inquiring mind.
  • A team player.
  • Able to handle stress well.

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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