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Platform Inspector, Railway

Aliases: Platform Administrator, Railway

Industry/Sector(s): Railways


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Platform Inspector, Railway is expected to perform include:

  • Controlling the platform staff and ensuring the cleanliness and general appearance of the platform and attached rooms in the railway station
  • Supervising the work of the Porters to ensure that passengers are not overcharged or harassed by them
  • Allotting duties to the station service staff, checking the cleanliness of the platforms, waiting rooms, tea stalls, refreshment rooms etc. and ensuring that they are clean and a proper, hygienic standard is maintained
  • Preventing the entry of unlicensed Porters, Vendors etc., onto the platform
  • Inspecting the directional notices, posters and advertisements displayed on the platform and getting defective and unauthorised ones removed
  • Attending to complaints, requests and inquiries from passengers and arranging services as provided under the rules
  • Ensuring the safety of passengers in the waiting rooms and taking the necessary steps to prevent theft or any other illegal acts within his jurisdiction
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling may be 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 8 hours everyday for 6 days a week
  • Shift system is available
  • Overtime is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and those who are Hearing Handicapped (HH) (This is organization-dependent)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum - 10th pass or ITI

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Understanding of the license requirements of vendors, porters etc.
  • Knowledge of all railway traffic and operative rules
  • Proficient in controlling the platform staff and ensuring cleanliness at the railway platform
  • Knowledge of how to allot duties to the station service staff
  • Proficient in examining the records and registers maintained
  • Knowledge of the safety regulations to be followed
  • Proficient in resolving public complaints and investigating minor accidents, theft of goods, delays etc.
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of how to intervene or settle platform disputes amongst passengers
  • Knowledge of how to check the overcrowding of passengers on the platform and ensuring a smooth flow by locating passages
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • All schools across India
  • All ITIs across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://mhrd.gov.in/scholarships-education-loan-0

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
EXPECTED EARNINGS 5

For new entrants - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Indian Railways

KEYWORDS 
  • Platform Inspector, Railway 
  • Platform Administrator, Railway
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1324.1600 Platform Inspector, Railway
ISCO 2008 1324 Supply, Distribuition and Related Managers
NIC 2008 52212 Support service at railway stations, bus stations, bridges etc.
QP Reference - -
NSQF - -
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