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Hawthorne CAT Class C Driver in Lakeside, California


We Build Better Communities

Be Part of the Hawthorne Difference!

Hawthorne Cat is a family-owned company that has led the equipment industry for over 60 years in the sale, rental, and servicing of construction machinery and power generation equipment for industries on which our communities depend like agriculture, construction, marine, and government.

Every member of our team plays a significant role in our success. Hawthorne Cat hires individuals who share our vision of Building Better Communities with our Customers and our values of Passion, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence (PRIDE).

If you are looking to build your future with an established, thriving company with countless opportunities for growth and advancement, you’ve come to the right place! At Hawthorne Cat, we’re always looking for exceptionally skilled, hardworking individuals interested in contributing to our success and the success of the communities that we serve.

Our people are our most valuable asset. That’s why at Hawthorne Cat we are committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

We are currently seeking talented individuals for our Class C Driver position!

Here is some of what you’ll do…


The Class C Driver will pick up and deliver equipment as directed by their Supervisor.or Central Dispatch.



  • Safely load equipment on vehicle and deliver as directed by the dispatcher.

  • Observe all State and Federal Laws and regulations that pertain to loading and hauling of heavy equipment.

  • Observe all State and Federal Laws and regulations that pertain to operating a vehicle.

  • Observe all Hawthorne Machinery policies and procedures.

  • Give any necessary instructions to contractor or operator.

  • Return equipment as directed.

  • Inspect equipment, accessories, and attachments to determine that they are secure and free of damage when loading and unloading equipment.

  • Perform and properly document daily vehicle inspections.

  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness.

  • Maintain appropriate status with the GPS system.

  • Attend department meetings.

  • Assist dispatcher with projects.



  • Must have experience hauling heavy equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of loading and securing equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of applicable laws and regulations pertaining to loading and hauling heavy equipment.

  • Must be able to read maps and find jobsites on time.

  • Must be a good communicator and have good customer service skills.

  • Must have a valid California Class C License and a clean driving record.


  • Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven terrain.

  • Handling: Works with hands.

  • Lifting: Raises or lowers miscellaneous equipment parts, small tools, batteries, and tampers. May lift up to 60 lbs. with frequent exertion.

  • Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.

  • Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.

  • Standing: Remains in standing position if required to perform various functions of the job.

  • Climbing: In and out of equipment.

  • Vision: Reads rental documents, invoices and bills.

  • Talking: Communications via telecommunications and in person.

  • Sitting: Sits in equipment and in vehicles.


  • Noise: Works in conditions with constant or intermittent noise.

  • Temp/Weather: Works in an office environment outside with variations of temperature and weather.

  • Exposure: Foul odors, fumes and harsh substances.

Here’s what we Offer…

  • Competitive Compensation

  • A great work environment and culture

  • Career growth and advancement opportunities

  • Training

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans

  • Medical Video Appointments available

  • Health Savings Account available

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Pay

  • 401(k) Plan + Company Matching

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life & Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Legal Plan

  • Travel Assistance Plan

  • Wellness Programs

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Longevity Bonus Program

  • Recognition Programs and much more

  • Hawthorne CAT discounts

  • Boot Reimbursement

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Company-Supplied Uniforms

  • Advanced Technical Training

  • Estimated Compensation $20.00 to $22.00 per hour


    Reasonable accommodations for essential functions of the position will be considered.

    Hawthorne Cat® is an Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

    Hawthorne Cat® Participates in E-Verify.

Job ID2024-2832



TypeRegular Full-Time

Location : NameHawthorne - Lakeside