Concrete mixer truck operator - Salary and Career
General Cargo Vehicle Drivers

Concrete mixer truck operator - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They transport, collect and deliver loads in general, tow trucks, dismantle and remove damaged vehicles and provide mechanical assistance. They handle bulky and heavy loads, they can also operate equipment, carry out vehicle inspections and repairs, inspect loads, in addition to verifying vehicle and load documentation. They define routes and ensure the regularity of transport. The activities are carried out in accordance with technical and safety standards and procedures.

How much does an Concrete mixer truck operator earn

A Concrete mixer truck operator earns between $1.513 and $3.242 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.971 and a median salary of $1.953 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 887.411 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Concrete mixer truck operator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.971 23.648 493 9
1º Quartile 1.513 18.154 378 7
Median Salary 1.953 23.433 488 9
3º Quartile 2.472 29.670 618 11
Higher Salary 3.242 38.904 810 15

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • cross function workers
      • vehicle drivers and operators of lifting and cargo handling equipment
        • general cargo vehicle drivers

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Main workplaces

General Cargo Vehicle Drivers the professionals of this family work, as service providers, in companies whose economic activities belong to the fields of land transport, agriculture, livestock and extraction of non-ferrous minerals, as self-employed or with a formal contract. They work in vehicles, individually and in pairs, during irregular and alternating hours. In the performance of their duties, they may remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, with some of the activities performed with exposure to toxic materials, as they can be performed in tunnels, mining and coal mines.

What does it take to work in the field of General Cargo Vehicle Drivers

These occupations are performed by workers with elementary education and require basic qualification courses. The full exercise of the professional activity takes place after a period of one to two years of experience for the performance, permanent supervision is required, except for self-employed truck drivers.

Functions and activities of Concrete mixer truck operator

General Cargo Vehicle Drivers must:

  • transport loads;
  • towing and uncovering vehicles;
  • set routes;
  • move bulky and heavy loads;
  • towing and detopping vehicles;
  • wishing and unfolding vehicles;
  • chowing and debunking vehicles;
  • communicate in real time;
  • wishing and debunking vehicles;
  • give help;
  • winching and collapsing vehicles;
  • communicate in real time;
  • towing and tipping vehicles;
  • rescue;
  • chowing and untilting vehicles;
  • towing and debunking vehicles;
  • verify vehicle and cargo documents;
  • transport cargo;
  • howing and unfolding vehicles;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • inspect transported loads;
  • operate equipment;
  • hoisting and debunking vehicles;
  • give aid;
  • work safely;
  • check vehicle and cargo documents;
  • perform vehicle inspections and repairs;
  • tow and topple vehicles;
  • towing and unfolding vehicles;
  • define routes;
  • inspect transported cargo;
  • winching and debunking vehicles;
  • give help;
  • help;
  • render help;
  • ensure regularity of transport;
  • towing and cracking vehicles;
  • ensure transport regularity;
  • perform vehicle inspections and repair;

  • Activities

    • handle the mixer's compression lever;
    • inspect required tools;
    • demonstrate a sense of responsibility;
    • charge, from shipper or customer, proper place for loading and unloading;
    • activate the support of the military road police;
    • distribute load weight between axles;
    • clear the lane with a water truck;
    • transport cooled cargo in an isothermal trunk;
    • remove truck from the rear;
    • render services to the dealership;
    • set vehicle wear values;
    • canvas cargo;
    • verify emergency form for handling dangerous goods (mop) together to the invoice;
    • set load balance point;
    • define proper times for loading and unloading;
    • identify strange vehicle noises;
    • untilting truck and bus;
    • turn on the water valve and compression lever at the same time;
    • activate the hydraulic system of the stork, with safety pins;
    • respect the limits of your physical strength;
    • signal accident site;
    • communicate the arrival and departure of the customer to the central;
    • check the vehicle's maximum load limit;
    • be aware of the machine's limits;
    • operate water truck;
    • removing medium vehicles on platform;
    • untilting vehicles with flammable cargo;
    • position cargo according to delivery order;
    • manage finances;
    • towing vehicles from the middle of the bed and above the carriageway;
    • transport mineral products in bucket;
    • check cargo quantity;
    • propose itineraries;
    • to winch vehicles with broken front pivot;
    • inspect electrical parts;
    • transport grain in bulk trucks;
    • communicate by radio;
    • transport vehicles and heavy machinery on a plank vehicle;
    • transport liquids in tanker truck;
    • tow trucks and buses;
    • follow traffic laws;
    • operate bottom load system;
    • verify animal vaccination certificates;
    • inform yourself about geographic and topographical features of the destination;
    • transport packaged products in a box truck, conventional body and sider;
    • use gloves, boots, flashlights and reflective vests;
    • dress properly;
    • manage vehicle range;
    • collect goods;
    • select vehicle by type of cargo;
    • demonstrate quick reflexes;
    • identify vehicle height, length and width;
    • position the truck at the animal dock;
    • to wink vehicle using munk;
    • operate medium-hydraulic platform winch;
    • transport vehicle on trailer with hydraulic ramp;
    • perform preventive maintenance;
    • distribute the weight in equal parts;
    • measure load height;
    • check goods and accessories available inside the accident car;
    • demonstrate consistency;
    • inspect mechanical part;
    • load vehicle with established weight limit;
    • transport concrete in concrete mixer truck;
    • communicate arrival at the switchboard;
    • define period for unloading the goods;
    • operate heavy winch, with munk;
    • towing empty trucks and broken buses;
    • move dangerous goods;
    • master the basics of mechanics;
    • handle cargo safely;
    • examine cargo stowage;
    • set removal price;
    • negotiate debts;
    • disconnect the vehicle's battery;
    • control concrete unloading;
    • centralize loads;
    • search itineraries;
    • untilting concrete mixer truck and chives;
    • remove crashed car;
    • preserve accident site;
    • operate hydraulic ramp (stork);
    • report arrival at the switchboard;
    • trigger dangerous cargo transhipment company;
    • lift loads;
    • towing vehicles shelved by accident;
    • check seal;
    • transport perishable food in refrigerated trucks;
    • towing overturned articulated vehicles;
    • observe suspended load positioning;
    • transport live loads in cage;
    • estimate transport costs, according to the type of cargo;
    • take special care with live cargo transported;
    • define stay (time granted for loading and unloading);
    • identify surface irregularities;
    • inspect water and oil;
    • set dwell time in vehicle direction;
    • activate water valve and compression lever at the same time;
    • perform minor vehicle repairs;
    • positioning steel cables in equilibrium degree;
    • remove user from risk location;
    • untilting refrigerated truck;
    • count animal heads;
    • preserve cargo integrity;
    • inspect winch equipment;
    • define the period for loading the goods;
    • communicate via satellite (gps system);
    • select vehicle by type of load;
    • demonstrate determination;
    • orient oneself in relation to geographic and topographical features of the destination;
    • master the basics of first aid;
    • communicate the output to the control panel;
    • set up claims report;
    • operate light winch - hydraulic platform;
    • calculate freight price ton / km;
    • isolate discharge area, with cones;
    • transport liquids in a tank truck;
    • check cargo weight and volume;
    • lifting rugged vehicles from rivers and banks;
    • check steel cables;
    • demonstrate determination;
    • position yourself properly for removal operation;
    • towing trucks with locked brakes;
    • transport sized cargo in special vehicles;
    • demonstrate physical endurance;
    • arrange cargo according to weight;
    • check the position of the animals in the cage;
    • control concrete unloading time;
    • communicate the output to the switchboard;
    • develop live load handling;
    • operate forklift with multiple functions;
    • position vehicle for loading and unloading;
    • identify transportation codes classified by the united nations (un) organization ;
    • pruning tree branches over the carriageway (stork);
    • identify types of products to be loaded (fuel);
    • control balloon beat speed;
    • avoid the range of forklifts;
    • operate vehicle with platform and chainsaw;
    • scaling load weight;
    • check manifest;
    • master the basics of economical driving;
    • perform corrective maintenance;
    • activate the company for transshipment of dangerous goods;
    • inspect the bodywork;
    • removing heavy vehicles in boom system;
    • transport extra heavy load, in bi-articulated truck;
    • operate boom and drag pump truck;
    • lock container locks;
    • connect air hose to towed vehicle brake;
    • control balloon beat speed;
    • master mechanical basics;
    • note information in the logbook;
    • send detour message to switchboard;
    • transport container on container ship;
    • check itinerary;
    • participate in training;
    • check flammable discharge point;
    • identify damages in the goods;
    • check cargo with invoice;
    • mount vehicle damage report;
    • check goods;
    • keep up to date on traffic legislation;
    • master how the machine works;
    • set supply points;
    • contact insurance;
    • clear public roads and highways;
    • plan itinerary;
    • transport excess cargo in a specific vehicle;
    • estimate freight costs on unpaved roads;
    • get accurate information about the accident site;
    • towing vehicle with broken gimbal;
    • propose operational changes;
    • provide quality services;
    • operate heavy winch (jib and telescopic turret);
    • check for cargo leaks;
    • activate the gyroflex in dangerous situations;
    • stopping the winch on the ground;
    • check base charging point (fuel);
    • handle loads by forklift;
    • deliver goods;
    • operate fire fighting equipment;
    • remove passenger vehicles on hang gliders and platform;
    • set costs of the stopped vehicle;
    • tie cargo;
    • inspect tires;

    Sectors that hire Concrete mixer truck operator the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • road cargo transport
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • building highways and railways
    • general building material retail trade
    • earthworks
    • manufacture of raw sugar
    • building construction
    • non-hazardous waste collection
    • sugar cane cultivation

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