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Train Driver (Part-time Contract)



*Good performers will be considered for conversion to full-time permanent employment.



Job Purpose

The Train Driver will be in charge to operate/drive trains during the Testing & Commissioning phase in compliance with safety policies and temporary operating procedures. The activity will be performed in depot and stations (mostly under construction) following instruction of Integrations and System Wide Contractors.



  • Operate trains for testing and commissioning within depot and stations.
  • Manage daily operations of train control, Signalling and Communication systems.
  • Perform functional and health checks and notify contractor of any train issues.
  • Master train system functions and analyse train faults systematically.
  • Apply professional driving standards and maintain situational awareness while operating the train.
  • Contribute to service delivery performance and continuous improvement.
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of train technicalities. Handle situations, incidents, accidents and implement recovery measures in a calm and systematic manner.
  • Perform other duties as directed by his/her superiors.
  • Perform any allocated shift of 3 rotating 8.25hrs shift duties.
  • Able to work in a construction environment.

Qualifications & Work Experience


  • NITEC/Higher NITEC or equivalent, preferably with Engineering background.
  • Preferably with 2 to 3 years relevant experience in railway environment.



  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Safety awareness.
  • Team spirit.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Communication, integrity, and honesty.


We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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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