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As per the Notification from Railway Recruitment Board, there are openings for huge number of Railway jobs for Group D across 28 profiles for various railway zones. This is a Golden opportunity to secure a permanent job with Indian Railways. In this article we will take you through the job profiles and job responsibilities of the Railway Jobs under Group D. Please go through the RRB Notification for Railway Jobs under Group D for complete syllabus of the exam.

Railway Jobs 2018 Profiles and ResponsibilitiesRRB Group D Posts: Job Profiles and Responsibilities

Profile Description and Responsibilities
Hospital Attendant Helping in maintenance of the hospital and taking care of patients
Assistant Pointsman/ Switchman Assisting in handing of switches and railroad points. Also, to control the lever to direct the train to the required rail track.
Porter Helping the passengers at the railway station and to handle the loading & unloading of railway passengers and goods
Shunter Shunters safely move trains between the yards and platforms – they marshal the trains, hook on locomotives and detach defective carriages. They also direct and move freight trains, organise rail freight and conduct safety checks.
Gateman Maintenance and smooth functioning of Gates at railway crossings to ensure no delays of trains occur because of road traffic
Helpers in Electrical / Engineering / Mechanical / Signal and Telecommunication departments/Civil etc.


Helpers may be deputed to assist the skilled workers such as Fitters, Mechanics, Welders, Machinist, Equipment Maintainers etc, in their technical works. Helpers may also be deputed to assist in non-technical works in the offices etc.
Track Maintainer Grade IV (Trackman) To maintain railway Tracks and remove any unwanted materials like rocks etc. from tracks
Cabinman/ Leverman Watch over the safe passage of trains arriving and leaving a station. Clearing signals for trains to pass.
Fitter Railway fitters and electricians carry out the practical work needed to keep railway machinery and equipment running smoothly and safely. They carry out repairs and routine maintenance.
Keyman Responsibility is to regularly check sections of tracks for faults with a view to prevent accidents.


As the Group D job profiles and job responsibilities are now clear, so we hope you will prepare well for the exam and secure one of the above-mentioned Railway Jobs under Group D.

All the Best!

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