Road traffic manager - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Road traffic manager - 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 manager earn

A Road traffic manager 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 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 Road traffic manager

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 Road traffic manager

Road transport technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Road traffic manager 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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