Railway Carriage and Wagon Fitter

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Fitter, Railway Carriage and Wagon expected to perform include:

Checking repairs and setting various metal parts and units of railway coaches and wagons to locate damage or worn out parts

Stripping off wooden and metal fixtures, removing outer shell or coach and placing it on wooden block using hoisting equipment

Removing under carriage frame, bogey, wheel assembly, vacuum units, springs, buffers, etc. as required

Proficient in getting bogey completely cleaned by Khalasis, examining it for damages, cracking etc. and replacing cross members damaged and worn out parts of body using

hand tools

Adept at checking pivot pins, side bearings, etc. to set and maintaining necessary clearances

Well-versed in checking condition of springs, brake fittings, buffers, etc. and repairing or replacing worn out and damaged ones

Knowledge of testing vacuum unit for vacuum pressure over testing machine, changing defective parts and resetting them

Adept at cleaning and inspecting wheel bearing and replacing them where necessary

Proficient in getting wheel machined, faced and tyre set and refits wheel assembly using new parts such as keyways, guides, space bars, etc.

Well-versed in examining condition of coach work and replacing worn or corroded frames with new ones

Adept at fitting various fittings to coaches such as doors, windows, lamp and fan brackets, locker, water closet fittings, placing repaired or overhauled coach over bogey using

overhead crane, fastens and fits bogey to coach by tightening bolts, nuts space bar, connecting rods, etc. and aligning and fitting metal frame and doors to wagons

Knowledge of specializing in erection of new coaches or wagons or in conducting their periodical overhauling

Knowledge of attending to repairs of coach and wagon buffers, vacuum brakes, etc.

Knowledge of keeping record of parts examined

Good physical health

Good mental health

Flexible for spending long days away from home

Team worker




It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Blind (B), Low Vision (LV) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include stress-related illness, back pain, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Indian Railways in India

Indian Railway is one of the largest world?s railway networks which is appreciated and accepted by the rest world. The tracks of the Indian Railways are spreading over 115000 km in the route of 65000 km and 7500 stations. Indian Railways is Indian state owned network which is operated and control by the Ministry of Railway, Government of India. Indian Railways is divided into 4 zones Northern Railways, Eastern Railways, Southern Railways and Western Railways. Indian Railways has around 1.3 million of employees dedicated to sharpen the quality and workings of Indian Railways. And Indian Railways keep recruiting more employees throughout the year.

Railways Jobs are the one of the highly preferred and searchable jobs by the desirable candidates and also having a huge scope in India. Well, Indian Railway are never ending network in India that means there may be a chances of Advancement and Development but there will be 0% chances of the termination of Indian Railways. So having Jobs in Indian Railways is the great thing to be secure in the whole life and to earn higher income.

From the Low Level to the Top Level, Indian Railways issued the vacancies to join the Indian Railways each year. The regions are divided into four and each region released their recruitment notification. Every Year around Lakhs number of vacancies is released by the Indian Railways of the every region in which large number of people applied for and some of them deserving and suitable candidates get the job in the Railways.

Indian Railways

Towns and cities across India