CRST International HazMat Administrator in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

CRST Expedited is seeking a detail oriented and safety minded *HazMat Administrator *to be located in our Cedar Rapids, IA office.

*Job Summary: *Working with drivers to ensure compliance with the FMCSA Regulations and collection of relevant paperwork identifying problems and solutions.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *

  • Answer and problem solve inquiries to the CRST Hazmat call center
  • Assist drivers with Hazmat loads by determining the correct markings, placards, and securement
  • Conduct Hazmat check list to ensure drivers are road ready and violation free
  • Help the driver determine if they cannot open the load then coach the driver to get SSLC signture
  • Follow up with drivers during transport and after the load delivers
  • Retrieve and index Bills of Lading
  • Address and record all system warning regarding driver assignments to hazmat loads
  • Follow up on all Hazmat DOT violations to determine why they occurred and how to prevent them in the future
  • Coordinate with Operations, Load Planning, and Customer Service on Hazmat loads
  • Act as general support and knowledge base Hazmat SME
  • Keep all data entry and tracking results current
  • Aggressively challenge CSA Hazmat issues through the FMCSA DataQ System
  • Manage CRST's weather efforts through the winter months (October - March), including managing the temporary staff brought in to monitor winter weather, making independent decisions regarding what areas of the country to initiate shut-downs and/slow downs for trucks, and recommending discipline for violators of shut/downs & slow/downs

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 6-12 months of previous experience in a related field required
  • High school diploma or GED required and a degree in a related field preferred
  • Verbal and written communication skills must be excellent
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

CRST is an EOE. Candidate subject to successful completion of pre-employment drug and background screening.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Employment duration: Full time