Inspector for transporting dangerous goods - Salary and Career
Metrological and quality fiscal agents

Inspector for transporting dangerous goods - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect measuring instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services, in accordance with legislation. They check materialized instruments and measurements, perform tests, analyzes and calibrations. They record the inspection, verification and calibration process, supervise metrological activities, guide the public, train human resources in the metrology area.

How much does an Inspector for transporting dangerous goods earn

A Inspector for transporting dangerous goods earns between $1.288 and $8.729 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.086 and a median salary of $2.073 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 4.724 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Inspector for transporting dangerous goods

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.086 37.036 772 14
1º Quartile 1.288 15.456 322 6
Median Salary 2.073 24.870 518 10
3º Quartile 6.657 79.888 1.664 31
Higher Salary 8.729 104.751 2.182 41

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • inspection, inspection and administrative coordination technicians
        • metrological and quality fiscal agents

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Main workplaces

Metrological and quality fiscal agents they work in metrological inspection bodies, such as the weights and measures institutes. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who are organized as a team, under permanent supervision. The workplace can be closed, open or in vehicles. They work daytime and irregular hours. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, be exposed to toxic materials and, eventually, to explosives. In inspection, they are subject to pressures that can trigger stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Metrological and quality fiscal agents

The professional exercise of these occupations requires a technical course in metrology (medium level), a technical course in the textile area or other inspection area, followed by a specialization of two hundred to four hundred class hours.

Functions and activities of Inspector for transporting dangerous goods

Metrological and quality fiscal agents must:

  • verify instruments and materialized measures;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • inspect instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services;
  • training human resources in the metrology area;
  • train human resources in the metrology area;
  • register the inspection, verification and calibration process;
  • perform tests, analysis and calibrations;
  • train human resources in metrology;
  • supervise metrological activities;
  • technically guide the public;
  • verify materialized instruments and measures;
  • check materialized instruments and measures;
  • perform tests, analyzes and calibrations;

  • Activities

    • evaluate trainees' performance;
    • examine formal aspects - existence of all the mandatory information;
    • prepare metrological technical reports;
    • control equipment, instruments and materials used in inspection;
    • evaluate the team;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • charge a training certification fee;
    • examine quantitative aspects - information fidelity ;
    • prepare expert reports of fraudulent instruments and products;
    • check compliance with the notification;
    • issue calibration certificate;
    • charge metrological service fees;
    • keep up to date;
    • display sensory acuity;
    • perform initial verification;
    • perform maintenance and conservation of metrological standards and instruments;
    • issue terms;
    • elaborate technical opinion;
    • coordinate teams;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • participate in study groups;
    • give lectures;
    • inform the public about the legislation;
    • demonstrate ability for calculations and measurements;
    • issue records;
    • inspect safety in the transport of dangerous goods ;
    • test products and instruments �in loco�;
    • provide means for the execution of the work;
    • collect products;
    • manage time;
    • fill in the verification report;
    • acting with professional ethics;
    • perform preliminary and selective tests of textile and pre-measured products;
    • search information;
    • clarify technical procedures;
    • issue a disapproval term;
    • arch tanks;
    • prepare classes;
    • act with discretion;
    • participate in the preparation of guidance material;
    • orient the consumer;
    • precautionary seize;
    • examine the existence of composition information textile;
    • clarify the requirements of the legislation;
    • seal the instrument;
    • demonstrate proper posture;
    • maintain self-control;
    • issue reports;
    • inspect maintenance workshops;
    • disseminate metrology;
    • perform periodic verification;
    • guide the inspected party;
    • issue verification certificates;
    • forward products for laboratory testing;
    • monitor works;
    • deliver internal training;
    • notify the inspected party;
    • issue bank slip;
    • providing refresher courses for technicians;
    • issue technical opinion;
    • organize special operations;
    • issue subpoenas;
    • monitor the release;
    • master the legislation;
    • organize special operations;
    • inform the public about technical and administrative procedures;
    • deliver training courses for new technicians;
    • check the conformity mark;
    • manage conflicts;
    • perform tests and tests in accordance with legislation;
    • provide training courses for new technicians;
    • track metrological standards;
    • disable irregular products;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • register verification data;
    • calibrate instruments;
    • find out definitively;
    • prohibit products and instruments;
    • evaluate the performance of trainees;
    • make decisions;
    • perform inspections in special operations (blitz );
    • submit the person responsible for the violation;
    • schedule work;
    • act with discipline;
    • work as a team;
    • issue notifications;
    • deal with complaints and claims;
    • complete daily report;
    • demonstrate security;
    • place checkmark;
    • fill in registration forms;
    • demonstrate assessment ability;
    • subject the person responsible for the violation;
    • examine instruments and materialized measures;
    • issue inspection certificate (approval);
    • forward products for laboratory tests;
    • perform eventual verification;

    Sectors that hire Inspector for transporting dangerous goods the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • tests and technical analysis
    • industrial assembly works
    • temporary labor lease
    • maintenance and repair of tanks, metallic reservoirs and boilers
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • building construction
    • other installation works in construction

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