Sand Plant Attendant

Tend equipment that separate sand according to texture and grade.

What does a Sand Plant Attendant 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.