Job Description

$3,500 SIGN ON BONUS! 

Home Every Weekend AND SOME NIGHTS!

Carpenter Company has an immediate opening for an  Regional CLASS A CDL Truck Driver (over the road, however, home every weekend and some nights) at our Richmond, VA manufacturing plant. This position is responsible for operating and maintaining a company truck to deliver finished products to external customers safely, on time, and following company policies and government regulations within a defined geographic delivery area.

Carpenter Company employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence.  Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Receive and understand instructions from Dispatcher, Traffic Manager, and External Customers
  • Maintain a positive relationship with all customers
  • Communicate and relay information to others
  • Possess and maintain a clean MVR record within company guidelines
  • Follow administrative procedures regarding billing and manifest paperwork
  • Transport and deliver materials and service per customer requirements
  • Know, understand, and strictly adhere to all State and Federal DOT rules and regulations governing the operation of tractor trailers and transportation of company products and materials
  • Report conditions that may affect the operations of the trucks and trailers
  • Maintain accurate DOT logs to include daily work logs and trip sheets
  • Maintain compliance with DOT, both Federal and States, and adhere to all rules and regulations thereof
  • Assist in loading and unloading product(s)
  • Perform checks to equipment and/or vehicle used at start, during, and end of use
  • Fuel and check equipment fluid levels required of unit/units used
  • Note any errors or customer concerns to company management as soon as practical

Skills / Requirements

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Must have and maintain a valid CDL driver's license
    • Working knowledge of all DOT Regulations
    • Previous employment checks must be acceptable
    • Basic reading, writing, and math skills
    • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, and call-in with little notice
    • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
    • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

Important Notes

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.