Job Listing Description

Dangerous Goods Shipper

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Must have an “active” (not an expired or a non-transferable) 49 CFR and IATA regulations certificate
  • Accurately and safely compiles and ships Dangerous Goods consignments per 49 CFR and IATA regulations
  • Inspects DG shipments via company check lists for compliance to the regulations made by DG Shippers other than your self
  • Stays abreast of applicable local, state, and federal Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods regulations and legislation.  Analyzes potential impact on client Services’ business processes.  Advises senior leadership and advocates appropriate actions
  • Maintains current training certificates for both Air (IATA) and DOT (Ground) Dangerous Goods shipping


  • Key decision-maker in authorization to ship Dangerous Goods, impacting ability to maintain relationships with carriers


  • Responsible for ensuring that outgoing shipments are adequately packaged and meet client Services quality requirements per ATA 300 Spec


  • Complies with Electro Static Discharge (ESD) requirements when handling ESD material


  • Completes Shippers Letters of Instruction




  • Files Automated Export System (AES) online customs applications


  • Assures that Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) compliance via completion of Shippers Export Declarations (US Government Form 7525-V or equivalent) using defined ECCN codes


  • Accurately completes FedEx/ UPS / DHL shipping documents using carrier defined programs (I.E. UPS WorldShip)


  • Detailed understanding of Site Hawk Safety Data Sheet repository


  • Provides support as needed for AOG calls 24/7/265


  • Cross-trains to support operational requirements in other warehouse duties such as Picking, Invoice and Debatch


  • Other duties as requested by Management

Certifications, Knowledge and Skills
  • Expert in 49 CFR and IATA regulations
  • IATA Dangerous Goods By Air certified with 5 years of recent DG shipping experience
  • 49 CFR, US DOT DG By Road certified with 5 years of recent DG shipping experience
  • Working knowledge of carrier defined shipping programs (UPS – WorldShip, FedEx Ship Manager…)
  • Automated Export System (AES) customs – 2 hour AESDirect Online Training completed
  • DGM Dangerous Goods processing software trained
  • Successfully attend and become internally certified in EAR/ITAR Export Control

b) Competencies

  • Organizational Skills
  • Technical Capacity
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management
  • Communication Proficiency

c) Education and/or Experience

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years of experience in shipping Dangerous Goods by Air and Ground

Job Number: 1610053841
Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 02/22/2017
Attention: Rodney Kinlaw
Address: 900 CIRCLE 75 PKWY SE STE 600
City, State: ATLANTA, GA 30339
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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