In this post Hive Job Submission failed with exception
I had mentioned about deleting .Trash folder. For any reason if you are not able to delete the folder you can go with Option B.
Change the scratchdir for Hive / Sqoop to use
Create a new folder under hadoop file system. Example /db/tmphive
Grant read write access to other user to /db/tmphive folder and use this SET property in hive script.
Hive> set hive.exec.scratchdir=/db/tmphive/;
If same is used in Sqoop use it with -D option
Sqoop import -Dhive.exec.scratchdir=/db/tmphive/ ….