Road traffic inspector - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Road traffic inspector - 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 Road traffic inspector earn

A Road traffic inspector 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 Road traffic inspector

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 Road traffic inspector

Road transport technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Road traffic inspector 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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