Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo) - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo) - 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 Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo) earn

A Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo) earns between $1.376 and $6.428 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.696 and a median salary of $2.181 according to an Averwage.com 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 5.718 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.696 32.352 674 13
1º Quartile 1.376 16.511 344 6
Median Salary 2.181 26.172 545 10
3º Quartile 4.902 58.829 1.226 23
Higher Salary 6.428 77.139 1.607 30

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 Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo)

Road transport technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Head of road transport service (passengers and cargo) the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, municipal
    • temporary labor lease
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, interstate
    • collective road transport of passengers, under charter, intercity, interstate and international
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • road cargo transport
    • driverless car rental
    • building highways and railways
    • manufacture of raw sugar

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