Coach Builder, Railway

Coach Maker, Railway

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Coach Builder, Railway is expected to perform include:

Constructing and repairing wooden bodies of railway coaches, using hand and power tools

Studying sketches or diagram for design of body to be constructed

Estimating and collecting timber pieces of required quantity and sizes

Replacing broken, damaged or worn out wooden parts for panels of railway coach with new ones and fixing fasteners, fittings, latches, glass on doors and windows etc. as


Knowledge of reading sketches, diagram

Proficient in cutting and shaping wood to required shape and sizes

Knowledge of using chisel, planer, saw and other hand tools

Well-versed in different type and quality of timber

Proficient in cutting wood with power driven machines according to drawing and other specifications

Well-versed in fitting and assembling various parts on chassis or frame of coach

Knowledge of laying or fixing floor, sides, roof, wooden panels, board, etc. and securing them tightly to frame with screws, pop rivets, bolts and nuts

Knowledge of applying wax, french polish or shellac to wooden surface as protective coat of paint

Knowledge of engraving or carving decorative or ornamental designs on wooden panels

Good physical health

Good mental health

Flexible for spending long days away from home

Team worker




It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team of Helper

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?

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include exposure to wood, wood dust, sharp blades and tools, chemical additives, heavy lifting, working in high decibel noise environment, etc.

Occupational hazards include injuries, cuts, hearing problems, respiratory problems, skin irritants, etc.

For freshers - INR 4,600 to INR 6,000 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