Road traffic supervisor - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Road traffic supervisor - 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 supervisor earn

A Road traffic supervisor 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 Road traffic supervisor

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 supervisor

Road transport technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Road traffic supervisor 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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