Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) recruits General Manager / Chief Engineer – September 12, 2014

Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) invites application for the recruitment of General Manager / Chief Engineer with B.Tech/B.E holders

Company name :Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA)
Posts :General Manager / Chief Engineer
Qualification :  B.Tech/B.E
Salary : Rs.1.25 -1.60 lac per month
No of Post : 01
Location :Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad
Last date to apply : 30/9/2014

Details of Post :

General Manager / Chief Engineer

Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Co. Ltd., a Government of Gujarat undertaking, is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project.

MEGA invites applications from qualified and experienced Engineers for appointment to key senior, middle / junior level management positions in the Project Wing. All appointments proposed will be on “contract basis” only.

In case of non-availability of experienced and suitable candidates for appointment, employees working in Metro Railways / Railways / Government / PSUs will be considered for appointment on deputation.

Retired Officers from Metro Railway / Railways / Government Departments/ PSUs, not more than 61 years of age, may also apply for contract appointment

  1. NAME OF POST General Manager / Chief Engineer (Planning & Designs)
  2. JOB DESCRIPTION Will head the team that designs the Metro rail project. The General Manager will be responsible for planning, checking / reviewing the designs of piles, piers, segmental viaducts, tunnels, PEB Structures, ROBs, interchanges and any other structure to be constructed in the Metro Rail Project. The General Manager shall also be responsible for checking Track Layout on main line and Depots. GM will also ensure that the project is completed in line with all the relevant safety standards and regulations. The GM will be required to interact with Systems Division dealing with AFC, S&T, OCC, Electrical Systems, Rolling Stock etc. to take care of integration of Civil Structures with the Systems. He will consider the costs & possibilities of reducing them without compromising quality or safety.
  3. MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION BE/B.Tech. Graduate (Civil Engineering) or Equivalent OR ME/M.Tech Graduate. (Civil / Structural Engineering) or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with post graduate qualification. Required Software Skills: Essential : Computer Aided Design Software like Stadd Pro, Strap,Rm Software, ETab,
  4. Desirable: Finite element , Analysis Packages.
  5. EQUIRED EXPERIENCE In case of B.Tech. Graduates, the candidates should have minimum post qualification experience of 20 years, in design / planning of Viaducts, Bridges and Multistoried Buildings. Out of 20 years, 5 years should be hands on experience in “Designs” i.e. preparation of designs by self and not through others. In case of M.Tech. Graduates, the candidates should have minimum experience of 15 years in planning / design of Viaducts, Bridges and Buildings (preferably Multistoried). Out of 15 years, 5 years hands on experience in “Design” i.e. preparation of designs by self and not through others. The candidates should be familiar with the Standard Codes and Practices followed in India for Buildings, Bridges etc. Candidate with having worked on Metro Rail will be preferred.
  6. AGE: The maximum age limit for the post of Chief Engineer is 58 years as on 1.9.2014
  7. NO. OF POST: 1 (One)
  8. PAY: Rs.1.25 lac to Rs.1.60 lac per month


  1.  ON DEPUTATION As drawn in the Parent Department., plus Allowances as admissible under MEGA Rules
    • Exceptionally qualified and experienced candidates can be considered for higher compensation package.
    • The compensation package would be increased every year by 5 to 10 % based on performance review at the end of each year.Further the selected candidates will be extended medical and personal accident insurance cover and reimbursement of outpatient medical expenses as per MEGA Rules will be provided.
  3. CONTRACT APPOINTMENT1. The Contract Appointment will be initially for 3 years, extendable to 5 years. 2. The contract of appointment may be terminated by either side by giving 30 days notice or by paying the contractual remuneration of one month in lieu of notice period, if the circumstances so warrant.


  1. Candidates who have appeared for interviews conducted by MEGA for the above said posts on an earlier occasion need not send their applications again unless there is a change in the eligibility criteria.
  2. Prescribed qualifications are the minimum requirements and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.
  3. The experience is post qualification and the minimum required. Mere possession of minimum experience does not confer any right for interview / selection.
  4. The candidates who are working with State Government Departments / Public Sector Undertakings may send the advance application and if the candidate is selected, MEGA will seek consent for deputation from the respective Organization. In respect of candidates working in Central government / Central PSUs, they may send the application, after obtaining prior permission from their respective Organizations
  5. Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or to bring political or other outside influence with regard to selection/appointment shall be a disqualification.


  1. Applicants should download application format attached, fill up the same and send the application through email or by post
  2. Any candidate found guilty of impersonation or submitting fabricated documents or making statements, which are false or incorrect or indulging in suppression of facts, attempts to use unfair means for the purpose of recruitment, will be liable for rejection.
  3. The candidate shall have to indicate his/her acceptance to the offer within fifteen days from the receipt of offer, if not; next candidate in order of merit will be offered the appointment on similar lines. However, the Competent Authority may grant such extension of time depending upon the exigencies, if so requested.


  1. Original Documents in support of qualification and relevant experience shall be submitted along with the Resume at the time of interview. Non-submission of documents along with the Resume, will lead to rejection of candidature at any stage during the process of recruitment.
  2. MEGA shall not be liable for any damage / injury / loss to the individual, if any, sustained during the entire recruitment process and journey.
  3. Management reserves the right to assess fitness or otherwise of the candidates selected.

TIME & DATE OF INTERVIEW : Call letters for interview will be issued to shortlisted applicants indicating Time, Date and Venue of the Interview

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 30/9/2014

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