Loco Cleaner

Cleaner Railway

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Loco Cleaner is expected to perform include:

Cleaning loco engines and performs allied tasks in loco-shed

Cleaning engine and its parts using waste cotton and kerosene oil

Applying white chalk or lime stone solution on cleaned parts and striking with hammer to check cracks, if any

Moving engine backward or forward with help of crow-bars and turning it by pushing it on mechanical device when required

Lighting up firebox, shovelling coke in it

Dropping fire by shaking handle of fire-grate or operating lever in engine and performing other tasks as guided

Proficient in cleaning engine and its parts using waste cotton

Knowledge of moving engine backward or forward with help of crow-bars

Proficient in lighting up firebox, shovelling coke in it

Knowledge of oiling and lubricating engine parts

Knowledge of dropping fire from firebox of engine after completion of journey

Good physical health

Problem solving ability

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

Travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include overexertion, back pain, body-ache, etc.

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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