Road transport programmer - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Road transport programmer - 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 transport programmer earn

A Road transport programmer 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 transport programmer

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 transport programmer

Road transport technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Road transport programmer 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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