Sand Plant Attendant

Tend equipment that separate sand according to texture and grade.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sand Plant Attendants do?

Tends equipment that separates sand according to texture and grade: Presses buttons or flips switches on control panel to start conveyors, washing, and separating units. Adjusts controls of classifying tanks to obtain specified grade of sand. Observes color of sand to determine clay content and notifies supervisor when excess clay or equipment malfunction is detected. Lubricates conveyor idlers, using grease gun, and assists in routine equipment maintenance. Shovels sand spillage clear of moving equipment parts and work area.


Should I be a Sand Plant Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Sand Plant Attendant

    Sand Plant Attendants generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Sand Plant Attendant-related education!
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