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Assistant Engineer, Permanent-Way Line Maintenance


Job Purpose

  1. Overall in charge for all Planned Preventive Maintenance as well as Corrective Maintenance works related to Track, Track Foundation, Trackbed and 3rd Rail System in SMRT
  2. Ensure all Line Maintenance works (PM & CM) are complied with approved quality procedure, work instruction ( ISO 9002 Standard)
  3. To achieve and maintain Key Performance Indicator set by Permanent Way Management.



  1. Responsible for all staff’s welfare, attendance, disciplinary matters, safety and maintenance work matters.
  2. To submit weekly maintenance programme to LM.
  3. To prepare monthly report on team man-hours 
  4. To upkeep and maintain the office.
  5. To coordinate with Chief Controller on all fault reports and arrange for proper deployment to execute the work.
  6. To plan out all Correction & Preventive Maintenance works and ensure it is carried out promptly and comply to approved quality procedure and WIs.
  7. To check, compile Daily Work Record submit by staff.
  8. To conduct and brief staff on Toolbox briefing
  9. To carry out project implementation as and when assigned by supervisor.
  10. To perform PIC & PM roles.
  11. To attend to Emergency work when call by Supervisor.
  12. To assist LM on Track Quality report by :
  • Reviewing and verify patrol reports.
  • Assist with fault card
  • Monitor and priorities assessment of track defect and quality.
  • Input work request into Pway CM list.
  • Monitor & coordinate work done in Pway CM list.

Qualifications & Work Experience

Diploma in Mechanical or Civil Structure Engineering
Possess relevant working experience in railway trackwork maintenance.
Able to communicate effectively and good team
Good Leadership.
Report writing.
IT literate ( MS Outlook , Words)



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
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