AECOM Hazardous Material Shipping Specialist in Morrisville, North Carolina

Business Line Environment

Position Title Hazardous Material Shipping Specialist

United States of America - North Carolina


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Hazardous Material Shipping Specialist for immediate employment in the Morrisville, NC office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond to client hazardous material transportation questions through phone call discussions, e-mail, and in-person meetings

  • Conduct research with vendors, suppliers, transportation companies, freight forwarders, regulatory agencies to respond to hazardous material transportation regulatory questions

  • Classify hazardous materials for transportation

  • Prepare written applications for competent authority approvals, including special permits (U.S. DOT) and equivalency permits (Canada), and written requests for interpretation to regulatory agencies

  • Prepare regulatory updates summarizing new hazardous material transportation regulatory actions

  • Develop and conduct hazardous material transportation training, both in-person and web-based

  • Perform site reviews to evaluate compliance with hazardous material transportation requirements

  • Develop and update hazardous material transportation compliance programs and SOPs to assist clients in achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance

  • Develop, maintain, and update databases with hazardous material transportation information

  • Prepare shipping guides with instructions for preparing hazardous materials in transportation

  • Provide hazardous material transportation information for SDSs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or Biology

  • 2+ years hazardous material transportation, logistics, and/or EHS experience

  • Motivated/results-orientated

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced environment and offer solutions when issues arise

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience in hazardous material transportation regulatory compliance, including program development and conducting and coordinating hazardous material transportation regulation audits and training

  • Experience working with international dangerous goods transportation regulations and international government entities, including ICAO/IATA, IMDG, ADR, TDG, Mexico NOMs

  • Knowledge of domestic United States regulatory compliance programs for transportation, including DOT hazardous material transportation; EPA, including RCRA and TSCA; FMCSA, OSHA GHS

  • Knowledge of international GHS requirements, and EU CLP requirements

  • Experience working in transportation logistics/warehousing/materials management, with freight forwards/Customs

  • Experience with SDS authoring

  • Experience with database development and management

  • Experience interpreting regulations and standards

  • Experience conducting regulatory review audits

  • Experience conducting training classes


  • Current DOT Hazardous Material Transportation Training Certification (49 CFR)

  • Current IATA/ICAO and IMDG Training certification

  • Current DGSA training certificate

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 172525BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.