Network Systems Maintenance

Implement preventive and corrective maintenance activities of network systems



Competency Area

Rail Systems Maintenance


Carry out scheduled maintenance work

Perform preparation work to conduct preventive maintenance on network systems

Follow organisational maintenance procedures, WI and/or OEM technical manuals to carry out preventive maintenance on network systems

Perform systems functional checks

Adhere to safety guidelines and operating instructions for tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record network systems maintenance activities

Conduct corrective maintenance

Interpret work orders and prepare for corrective maintenance

Apply power isolation procedures during network systems maintenance

Apply debugging and rectification procedures to software bugs and hardware faults of network systems

Dismantle network hardware and/or equipment for corrective maintenance

Carry out rectification, repair and/or replacement of faulty hardware and/or equipment components

Reassemble and reinstate network systems

Perform functional tests on network systems

Apply operating and safety measures in operating tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record and collate documentation of network systems maintenance work

Troubleshoot, locate faults and recommend rectification

Use troubleshooting tools and equipment to locate and analyse causes of faults on network systems

Recommend corrective actions for identified faults on network systems

Implement procedures on safe device usage during maintenance work

Analyse maintenance work documented for network systems to identify possible workflow improvements so as to prevent fault recurrence

Diagnose root causes of failure and prevent recurrence

Establish structured failure investigation and specify functional testing requirements

Apply failure investigation methods to diagnose root cause failure of network systems

Develop debugging and rectification methods and techniques

Review organisation network system maintenance procedures

Propose new and/or enhanced maintenance procedures and/or, WI in reference to OEM technical recommendations

Monitor overall maintenance progress of network systems to determine system performance reliability and effectiveness

Develop long-term solutions by analysing diagnostic data to prevent faults and failures recurrence

Develop test procedures for system performance checks

Coordinate network system maintenance with other rail systems maintenance needs