Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

$3000 Sign on bonus for experienced drivers 

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Local (Hourly) Driver in our Traffic Department at our Riverside, California foam manufacturing plant. The Hourly Driver is responsible for operating and maintaining a company vehicle to deliver finished products to external customers safely, on time, and following Company policies and government regulations within a defined local delivery area.  

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. This position works in a normal manufacturing environment with exposure to temperature changes. 


  • Must have a Class A CDL.
  • Position would require operating under DOT regulations for local and over the road routes.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must adhere to all DOT Regulations and practice safe driving techniques.
  • Must maintain accurate paperwork and electronic DOT logs.
  • Must unload finished product at each destination as required.
  • Must be able to lift carpet cushion rolls weighing 50 to 90 lbs. each.
  • Must follow all Carpenter Co. rules to include safety regulations, attendance and personal conduct.
  • Receive and understand instructions from Dispatcher, Traffic Manager, and External Customers.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with all customers.
  • Ability to communicate, and relay information to others.
  • Transport and deliver materials and services per customer requirements.
  • Report conditions that may affect the operations of the trucks and trailers.
  • Must be able and knowledgeable of the loading and unloading of hydraulic squeeze trailers.
  • Required to perform checks to equipment and or vehicle used at start, during, and end of use.
  • Fueling and checking of equipment’s fluid levels required of unit, or units used.
  • Note any errors or customer concerns to company management as soon as practical.
  • May also assist garage personnel with cleaning of equipment, note any errors or customer concerns to company management as soon as practical, may be responsible for Yard Driver duties

Skills/ Requirements

  • Class A CDL
  • 1+ year of driving and product delivery experience
  • Working knowledge of all DOT regulations
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

Pay depends on qualifications and experience. The Local Driver hourly rate is $30.09 per hour.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.