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Job Description of a Driver Manager

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Driver managers oversee their transportation crew's work. According to the Occupational Information Network, driver managers are also known as first-line supervisors and managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators.

Responsibilities

According to the Occupational Information network, driver managers supervise and coordinate activities of material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers. These workers plan and delegate work assignments, monitor field work and create employee schedules.

Environment and Hours

According to the Occupational Information Network, these workers may utilize tools on site, such as forklifts, hand trucks or accessories, pallet trucks, screwdrivers and welding tools. Managers may work within the office when reviewing orders or creating schedulers.

Education and Training

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, work experience within a related occupation is the most significant form of training. These workers may have began as lower-level transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators before being promoted to a managerial position.

Earnings

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, first-line supervisors and managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators earned a national mean hourly wage of $26.32 and a national mean annual wage of $54,750 in May 2009.

Outlook

According to the National Employment Matrix from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for first-line supervisors and managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators is expected to decline slowly through 2018.

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