Job Description

Carpenter Co has an immediate opening for a Yard Driver (Spotter) at our Temple, Texas plant.

This position is responsible for the timely movement of trailers to and from specific loading docks for the loading of finished products for delivery to external customers and the staging of loaded trailers in specific locations for over the road drivers to hook up to for delivery to external customers.

Daily communication with security guards, Production Plant management and personnel and over the road Drivers to make sure the proper loads of customer orders are pulled by the proper driver and delivered to the correct external customer.

Works in a normal traffic department environment with exposure to temperature changes.  Major challenges involve the safe operation of the equipment and the ability to back trailers into defined confined areas.

Key Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

Spot trailers in the dock for loading

Check trailers and tires for any damages

Do a trailer report for every shift

Keep parking lot organized, clean and well maintained


Skills / Requirements

Experience spotting in a yard, driving a truck or working in a truck shop.

Must have a safe driving record

Must be able to work any hours and overtime if necessary

CDL license preferable

Experience with trucks and/or trucking

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.