Career Scope and Salary Structure of RRB JE Job Profile

Oct 28, 2020 9:45 AM ET

Oct 28, 2020 5:45 AM ET
iCrowd Newswire – Oct 28, 2020

The Railway Recruitment Board every year releases the notification to fill the post of Junior Engineering. One of the eligibility criteria to take up this job is to be from a science and engineering background. The RRB JE recruitment process involves an entrance exam for which candidates need to prepare well in advance. Since there are lakhs of candidates appearing for the exam, coming top in the merit list is a significant task.

Once you are in the merit list and complete the recruitment process, you will certainly get a promising job. After years of experience, you will also be eligible for a good RRB JE salary and allowance.

The RRB JE exam is conducted for the following posts-

  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Engineer (IT)
  • Depot Material Superintendent
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant

Aspirants seeking interest to get any of the position mentioned above should undergo the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to appoint candidates for different groups. Group B and C, Non-Technical and Non-Gazetted posts under SSC, RRB and IBPS. The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) conducts the CET. Indian Railways is the most significant sector offering low pay to high pay jobs for lakhs of people in India.

Let us check the job profile of each vacancy available under RRB JE:

Junior Engineer:

The civil engineering department offers various posts, and to get these posts, there are specific eligibility criteria. Some of these are-

Candidate should carry three years of diploma in Civil Engineering. The combination of any sub-stream from a recognized university will work.

The job profile of the junior engineer includes supervising in the civil engineering departments of railways. The employee is called as the Inspector of Works. The junior engineer will be responsible for constructing and maintaining railway building.

The pay scale of the Junior Engineer is

  • Rs 9300 to Rs 34000/- pm
  • Then there is a grade pay of Rs 4200/- and initial pay of Rs 9300/-

There is profitable career growth in this position. Once can grow to the post of Junior Engineer, Senior Section Engineer, Divisional Engineer and Senior Divisional Engineer.

Junior Engineer (Permanent)

This Permanent job as the Junior Engineer is also called as the Open Line in Indian Railways.

Roles and Responsibilities

He will be in charge of the track section, which stretches to a couple of stations. The responsibility also involves checking and maintaining the best track condition to ensure the smooth running of the train. The junior engineer will be working under SSE.

The salary structure and perks for the RRB Junior Engineer will be same as Junior Engineer (Works)

Junior Engineer (Bridge)

Junior Engineer (Bridge) is responsible for building and maintaining overhead bridges of railway stations.

  • Salary Structure

The pay scale of the Junior Engineer Bridge is approx. Rs 9300- 34800/- pm along with the grade pay of Rs 4200/-

Junior Engineer (Track Machine)

The Junior Engineer will have the responsibility to work track machines. He is responsible for handling the maintenance of the track machine. The junior engineer will be working along with technicians.

Inspecting of track machines and ensuring all machines are working satisfactory and in proper working condition.

  • To ensure availability of staff for railway operations and utilizing machines in the right way.
  • To ensure all tools and gadgets are working at their best

Electrical Engineering

In railways, the electrical engineering department is essential, and the respective engineer is responsible for working on the electric locomotive, traction distribution and other areas. The engineer will also be liable to check the air conditioning, power supply, train lights, etc.

The electrical engineering department is divided into four branches-

  1. General Service
  2. Traction Distribution
  3. Traction Rolling Stock
  4. Traction Operation

Career Growth

There is promising career growth for an electrical engineer. This includes-

  • Assistant Electrical Engineer
  • Senior Divisional Electrical Engineer
  • Section Engineer

The total vacancies for the RRB JE 2020 are around 13487, and there are three stages of exam candidates need to go through.

  1. CBT Stage 1
  2. CBT Stage 2
  3. Document verification

A candidate wanting to get into the RRB engineering department should be ready with all the documents for verification purpose. Having complete knowledge of the selection process, job profile, and salary will help you to prepare for the exam.