Dangerous Goods Sort Agent (A3, 3rd shift)

Erlanger, Kentucky, United States DHL Express req49529 03/11/2017
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A Dangerous Goods Sort Agent must perform all of the required functions and duties of a typical Sort Agent/Package Handler to include shipment loading/unloading, compliance to ULD build up principles, use of JAG scales, & compliance to the proper routing and sortation of packages.A DG Sort Agent collects, processes, inspects, and ensures proper buildup of all DG shipments. A DG Sort Agent must functionally operate Restricted Commodities Transport System (RCTS) and produce Notice to Captain (NOTOCs) reports. Supports and communicates the regulations and policies in accordance with the air carrier’s ground operations manual, US DOT (FAA), IATA/ICAO dangerous goods regulations and DHL Express company policy.    

Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Collect and process all DG shipments within the sort and evaluate the regulatory compliance of each shipment for proper transport in the air network.

  • Must comply with all ICAO/IATA regulations for Dangerous Goods quantity limitations and commodity segregation in addition to the standard ULD build up principles.

  • Complete shipment level data entry into RCTS. Assemble the shipment and ULD level information within RCTS to generate a flight movement NOTOC with accurate load positions.

  • Must complete ULD build up of all DG packages with in the HUB to all destinations to include building skids or running freight to the load area, jagging shipment in and completing ULD tag.

  • Must be knowledgeable with all reload stations in the HUB for loading purposes.

  • Must be knowledgeable of aircraft type differences for ULD buildup and loading requirements.

  • Identify and completes follow up on regulatory failure investigations.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must successfully complete the DHL approved IATA Category 6 designated training program with an advanced understanding of dangerous goods regulations including 49CFR, IATA, and ICAO regulations.

  • Knowledge of DHL internal applications (RCTS, RCIR), Microsoft Office applications

  • May be required to obtain a forklift certification

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. 

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express US

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Nights/third shifts

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