Loco Fitter

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Fitter, Loco expected to perform include:

Repairing locomotives and setting them to working condition according to instruction and guidance of Loco Foreman

Examining drawings and other specification, checking parts for defects and accuracy of fit, using gauges, micrometers and other measuring instruments

Dismantling units and components partly or completely to remove damaged or worn out parts and repairing them or obtaining replacements

Proficient in assembling parts, doing supplementary tooling as needed ensuring accuracy of fit

Adept at uncoupling all parts and mechanism from wheel assembly fitted to engine chassis or frame to get boilers mounted on frame free from wheels

Well-versed in directing Crane Operator to lift and placing engine frame along with boiler over wooden stand or blocks

Knowledge of sending wheel assembly and connected parts to machine shop for repairing or reconditioning of wheels, cross bars etc.

Adept at unscrewing nuts and bolts and removing all boiler mounting such as safety valve, gland steam fountains, whistle pipes, smoke box fittings etc.

Proficient in unscrewing nuts and bolts and removing all boiler mounting such as safety valve, gland stem fountains, whistle pipes, smokes box fittings etc.

Well-versed in lifting boiler from frame by crane and sending it to boiler section for repairing and servicing

Adept at examining engine frame for damage, cracks and other defects and marking area for welding, rivetting etc. as required

Proficient in checking piston, valves, cylinder etc. and getting cylinder bored to specific accuracy

Adept at repairing valve assembly, fits new rings and assembling all parts and units according to specifications under guidance of Loco Supervisor/Foreman

Well-versed in testing reassembled parts, units for components and making necessary adjustments

Knowledge of checking, adjusting and lubricating parts and joints periodically or directing helpers to do so and performing other tasks under guidance of Loco Foreman to keep loco engine and equipment in good working order

Knowledge of keeping record of parts examined and equipment performance

Knowledge of specializing in steam or diesel engine

Knowledge of specializing in repairing, servicing and overhauling of particular units or components

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