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Assistant Engineer #PublicService #SGUnited

Agency: PUB, The National Water Agency
Job no.: 565931
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore

"PUB is an organisation that is recognised internationally for good water management. PUB won the 2007 Stockholm Industry Water Award and was named Water Agency of the Year 2006 in the international Global Water Awards. In 2008, PUB was awarded the Singapore Quality Award for business excellence. NEWater, Singapore's high-quality reclaimed water, also clinched the 'Environmental Contribution of the Year' at the Global Water Awards 2008. At PUB, the national water agency, you will enjoy opportunities to build a clear future for the water industry."

As an Assistant Engineer, you may be deployed to one of PUB’s five Operations Departments to manage and develop Singapore’s water resources:

  1. Catchment & Waterways

    As part of the Catchment & Waterways (C&W) Department, you will be part of a team that plans, develops and manages our reservoirs and waterways for water supply and flood control, and integrate them with the surrounding environment in a sustainable manner.

  2. Water Supply (Plants)

    The Water Supply Plants (WSP) Department aims to provide an adequate and reliable supply of potable water at the most economical cost, and to operate and maintain Water Treatment Plants and Desalination Plants to produce safe drinking water to meet daily demands.

  3. Water Supply (Network)

    The Water Supply Network (WSN) Department plays a key role in delivering good water to businesses and end-users 24/7 – to ensure reliable and good quality supply to customers, and to manage and keep water demand low. This is done through various ways such as network optimisation, maintenance and renewal, as well as network planning and data management.

  4. Water Reclamation (Plants)

    The Water Reclamation Plants (WRP) Department is responsible for the treatment of all used water to a quality suitable for the production of NEWater or Industrial Water, and for safe discharge to the sea. Officers may be deployed to one of PUB’s Water Reclamation Plants in Jurong, Ulu Pandan, Kranji or Changi.

  5. Water Reclamation (Network)

    The Water Reclamation Network (WRN) Department aims to collect and convey all used water for reclamation cost effectively and reliably. This is done through three key functions – Planning & design of sewerage infrastructures; Network operation and maintenance; and Project management.

Your responsibilities could involve the following areas:

  • Support plant operations and maintenance of equipment
  • Field work as first respondents to incidents on-site at installations/customers’ premises providing on site investigation, troubleshooting and resolution
  • Attend and manage to customer feedback pertaining to water supply or drainage matters
  • Carry out routine inspections of drainage network system within flood sensitive areas
  • Patrol reservoirs, catchment areas, pumping stations, dams, intake towers, infrastructures, and pipelines etc and in other areas as required
  • Assisting engineers in the budgeting of projects, as well as in the preparation works leading to tender calling of projects
  • Assisting the engineers in project management work

During the course of the work, you may be required to work closely with departments, consultants, contractors and other public agencies.


  • Diploma in Engineering (eg. Civil/Environmental, Mechanical and Electrical as well as other relevant disciplines)
  • Officers may be required to perform shift duties

Application Status

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.


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