Candidates must be Indian citizens and have a three years engineering diploma from a recognised University/ Institute in Mechanical/ Production Engineering/ Electronics/ Electric /Manufacturing/ Tools & Die Making/ Industrial/ Machining/ Instrumentation/ Automobile & Machining/ Civil and Control/ Tools Engineering.
Or the applicants will have to have a B.Sc. (three years) degree in Civil Engineering or a combination of any sub-stream of Civil Engineering basic streams from a recognised university. In addition, the candidates must be in the 18 to 25 years age bracket.
A Railway Engineer designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, or roads. Reviews designs, tests and assesses materials, and performs necessary data collection and calculations in areas such as traffic forecasting, soil capacity, groundwater analysis, and structure design.
Being a Railway Engineer, responsibility also include estimating costs, estimating personnel and material needs, preparing proposals, and establishing completion dates. He/she may also assist in inspecting aging infrastructure or overseeing improvement projects. Additionally, Railway Engineer requires a bachelor's degree in engineering.
He/she may require a Professional Engineer License (PE). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Railway Engineer work is closely managed. He/she Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Railway Engineer typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.
Additional skills which may benefit anyone considering a job as a rail systems engineer include:
You’ll spend most of your time in a rail depot or engineering workshop, with some time on the sidings.
You could find jobs with train operating companies, London Underground, light rail and metro companies in big cities, and rail freight and leasing firms. You may also be able to work with specialist engineering maintenance companies who are contracted by the rail operators.
You’ll have a wide range of jobs, which will probably include:
For most of these you’ll use hand and power tools such as welding equipment, following technical drawings and instructions.
You’ll work closely with other craftspeople, such as Carpenters and Painters.
During the training period of RRB JE in Indian Railways salary will be INR 34,500. Candidates will be entitled to other benefits such as HRA, Dearness Allowances, and other perks once the training period is done. The RRB JE salary after the training period will be INR 42,000 per month. The RRB JE salary will depend on the candidate’s location that they will be posted at, divided into three different classes. The below-tabulated details will give you a brief division of the salary:
|House Rent Allowance
|30% of Basic Pay - INR 4050
|20% of Basic Pay - INR 2700
|10% of Basic Pay - INR 1350
|Salary In Hand