Job profile of Telecom Maintainer (TCM)

Job profile:

  • Telecom maintainer (TCM) will be in charge of maintaining Telecom equipments in a section of Railways comprising a few stations - both normal maintenance and attendance during failure.
  • The work indoor as well as outdoor where Railway communication equipments are provided.
  • Responsible to maintain Railway Phones, Control phones, Station announcement systems, telegraph lines etc.
  • As the job demands extensive stay outdoors in remote locations it is not advisable to women.
  • TCM works under the control of Junior Engineer(Telecom).

Career path :

  • Technician Gr III GP 1900 -->>
  • Technician Gr II GP 2400 -->>
  • Technician Gr I GP 2800 -->>
  • Junior Engineer JE(Telecom) GP 4200 -->>
  • Section Engineer SSE(Telecom) GP 4600

Normally promotions upto Gr I comes quickly within couple of years, but after it can take longer depending on Division.

Qualification :
Tech GrIII - I) Matriculation plus course completed Act Apprenticeship/ITI in Electrician/ Fitter/Wireman/ Electronics/Information Technology/ TV & Radio or ii) 10+2 with Physics and Maths or iii) Three year Diploma in Engineering in Electrical/ Electronics/Microprocessor/ Industrial Electronics/ TV Engineering/ Fibre Optical Communication/Electronic Instrumentation/ Communication / Sound & TV Engineering/Industrial control/ Information Science/Information Technology/Process control/ Telecommunication/Applied Electronics/Computer Application/Computer Networking/Data Networks/Power Electronics/Digital electronics/Radio Engineering from a recognized institution approved by AICTE.
Selection Process :

  • Written Examination followed by Document Verification.

Training

  • Technician Gr III : 12 months

Salary and other perks

 

 

Tech Gr III

(i)

Pay Scale

5200 – 20200

(ii)

Grade Pay

1900

(iii)

Initial Pay

5830

(iv)

Total Pay (i) + (ii )

7730

Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence can’t be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :

 

DA on Total Pay above

Transport Allowance

House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters

  • Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

 

Comments

Sir ,

      I am app. TCM Gr.3.I am getting only basic + DA(80%). My question is that, is TA             will be applicable to us or not. plz reply as soon as possible. Thanking you sir   

You are not eligible for TA

KSP - 20/07/2013 - 18:31

You are not eligible for TA during traning.

 

But in the above artical it is clearly written that TA is applicable.

Reference:- 

Training

  • Technician Gr III : 12 months

Salary and other perks

 

 

Tech Gr III

(i)

Pay Scale

5200 – 20200

(ii)

Grade Pay

1900

(iii)

Initial Pay

5830

(iv)

Total Pay (i) + (ii )

7730

Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence can’t be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :

 

DA on Total Pay above

Transport Allowance

House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters

  • Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

 

Dear sir,

I am intrested in railways so i want to apply for the assistant loco pilot but im having sight so i cant apply for that and the remaining jobs like technician telecom maintainer and signal grade iii and grade ii are present are they good for the settlement of my career and what is the initial DA rate which will be given for the fresh railway employees please reply me sir its very valuable for me.

Thank you sir.

Sir I am TCM2, are'nt we eligible for Over time allowance? If yes plz send the letters regarding OT or if not plz tell me why? Thank you.

Dear Sir,

I have been selected as Technician Gr-3 (Telecom Maintainer) in RRB Siliguri.I have both B.tech and Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

How many time it would take to get promotion normally to JE(Telecom) and after that to Sr. Section Engineer post? Please suggest me about the job profile and future promotion for this post. 

sir i am selecting in TCM technician three in NF Railway in CG Ground group c my i am studying in B tech and Diplomo and ITI so my training period is 6months or 1year plz reply

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