Garage manager (road transport) - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Garage manager (road transport) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manage and control the vehicle fleet in the road transport of cargo and passengers. Supervise driver and auxiliary activities, check and inspect driver and vehicle documentation. They supervise loading and unloading of cargo and passengers, inspect vehicle and cargo conditions, complete and issue tax and control documents. They schedule and control travel schedules and expenses. They provide care and assistance to victims and their relatives in the event of an accident, and activate support services and official bodies.

How much does an Garage manager (road transport) earn

A Garage manager (road transport) earns between $1.303 and $4.367 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.052 and a median salary of $1.782 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 5.643 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Garage manager (road transport)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.052 24.618 513 10
1º Quartile 1.303 15.634 326 6
Median Salary 1.782 21.384 445 8
3º Quartile 3.330 39.964 833 16
Higher Salary 4.367 52.402 1.092 21

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • road transport technicians

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Main workplaces

Road transport technicians they work in land transport companies, in the management, planning and inspection (public sector technicians) and in the operation and execution of services (private sector technicians). They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who organize themselves as a team, under permanent supervision. They work indoors or in shift vehicles. Occasionally work under pressure.

What does it take to work in the field of Road transport technicians

The exercise of the profession of Road transport technicians requires high school vocational technical education or equivalent experience built on an occupational trajectory in the companies in which they operate. The full exercise of activities occurs after a period of three to four years of experience.

Functions and activities of Garage manager (road transport)

Road transport technicians must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • program travel schedules;
  • answering accidents on the road;
  • supervise shipment of cargo and passengers;
  • answering road accidents;
  • supervise loading and passengers;
  • schedule travel time;
  • responding to road accidents;
  • communicate;
  • supervise loading of cargo and passengers;
  • supervise drivers and travel assistants;
  • manage fleet;
  • supervise drivers and travel aides;
  • attend to road accidents;
  • supervise drivers and trip assistants;
  • supervise drivers and travel aids;
  • respond to road accidents;
  • control travel expenses;

  • Activities

    • check type and quantity of cargo and luggage;
    • control fuel consumption;
    • compatize service demand with fleet;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor drivers and assistants' workload;
    • trigger technical expertise;
    • work as a team;
    • check vehicle and driver availability;
    • check cargo removal;
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • issue tax document for the cargo;
    • negotiate;
    • report to the company number and destination of victims;
    • scaling vehicles;
    • inspect baggage transfer;
    • report an occurrence to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • assign drivers and assistants;
    • collect passengers' personal belongings;
    • providing passenger list;
    • close cashier;
    • issue the cargo tax document;
    • check drivers' documentation;
    • supervise separation of cargo and baggage;
    • replace drivers and assistants;
    • move to the accident site;
    • guide drivers and assistants;
    • serve customers;
    • track vehicle along route;
    • photograph accident site;
    • make vehicle available for maintenance;
    • show organization;
    • delegate responsibilities;
    • warn drivers and assistants (in writing and orally);
    • lead;
    • check travel route;
    • arrange vehicle removal from site;
    • argue;
    • register customer complaints and suggestions;
    • report the accident to the legal department;
    • check invoices and accountability;
    • settle travel accounts with drivers;
    • release financial resources for travel;
    • activate the company's social service sector;
    • check intervals between working hours for drivers and assistants;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • demonstrate clarity;
    • inspect vehicle hygiene conditions;
    • monitor vehicle along route;
    • send mechanic to accident scene;
    • measure drivers' alcohol content (breathalyzer test);
    • provide information;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • relocate drivers and assistants;
    • check tachograph analysis;
    • inspect the driver's conduct in relation to the boarding of passengers;
    • plan fleet utilization;
    • report to the company's financial sector;
    • resize fleet utilization;
    • acting insurance;
    • supervise driver training;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • assist non-victimized passengers;
    • providing assistance to victims;
    • analyze market demand;
    • call the police;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • manage unforeseen events;
    • providing a vehicle and driver to continue the journey;
    • listen to suggestions;
    • fill out incident report;
    • interview drivers before traveling;
    • control travel cost spreadsheets;
    • consult occurrence information systems;
    • warn drivers and aides (in writing and orally);
    • monitor entry and exit times of vehicles;
    • issue boarding program per vehicle;
    • update drivers and trip assistants history;
    • hire third-party services;
    • analyze requests from drivers and assistants;
    • relocate vehicles;
    • compose;
    • report an incident to the insurer, shipper and customer;

    Sectors that hire Garage manager (road transport) the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • road, bridge, tunnel and related services concessionaires
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, municipal
    • temporary labor lease
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • driverless car rental
    • school transport
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, intermunicipal in metropolitan region
    • engineering services
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies

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