Principal / Senior Engineer, Asset Management (Civil / Permanent Way)

Recruiter: Land Transport Authority
Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore

You will manage the maintenance of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) infrastructure assets by monitoring the performance, condition and health status of the permanent way assets, including third rail. In this respect, you will work closely with the MRT operators and the respective internal LTA divisions, supported by your line engineers. LTA intends to adopt a condition-based and risk-based approach to asset maintenance.  You will be required to guide and steer the MRT operators and your staff towards preserving asset value and maintaining excellence in permanent way maintenance. You will also lead in studying and developing condition monitoring tools and/or processes to enhance maintenance monitoring; process MRT operator submissions and various applications; schedule maintenance audits; and support the Transit Regulator in investigations in the event of incidents or systems technical failures.


  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering; candidates with specialist qualifications in trackworks will be considered favourably
  • At least 15 years of working experience in design, supervision and maintenance of permanent way and third rail systems
  • Specialised knowledge and experience in repair and maintenance work of permanent way and third rail systems
  • A team player with a strong analytical mind and ability to work independently
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to lead a strong team of permanent way engineers and technical staff
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and have a positive attitude

We introduced Asia's first automated underground heavy rail system. 

We also built Southeast Asia's longest underground expressway. 

Now, we are mapping out much more for Singapore's land transport system and we would like you to join us on this journey. 

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