About Atlas Sand 

Headquartered in Austin, TX with operations in Kermit and Monahans, TX, Atlas Sand is the leading provider of frac sand to the Permian Basin. We are proud of what we do – we have state of the art manufacturing facilities, high quality products, outstanding customer service, and exceptional work culture and a commitment to giving back to the community. Atlas was established in 2017 by a team of career oil & gas operators led by Bud Brigham. Since then, we’ve added top industrial sand mining talent and have navigated, grown and innovated our way through the recent ups and downs in the commodity markets. We’re very excited about what we see in front of us, and we think you will be too – so come join the team! 

Dredge Helper / Deckhand  

The Dredge Helper / Deckhand is works with the mining team to execute the daily operations of the dredge including all safety procedures, inspection activities, light maintenance work to support continuous plant operation, general maintenance, and housekeeping duties to ensure a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.


  • Work with the dredge team to understand and execute duties for daily dredge operations
  • Complete and document equipment inspections, escalating any deficiencies, and ensure safe, compliant operations
  • Aid mechanics in dredge maintenance and repair
  • Able to complete shore work which includes moving anchors and helping to repositioning dredge
  • Drive watercraft safely between shore and dredge
  • Perform any job-related duties assigned by the Mine Manager and Plant Superintendent.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Able to take and successfully complete Boat Safe (having it completed is an asset)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Good people skills, problem-solving abilities, empathy for others and a willingness to work together toward the common good.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and Basic math skills

  Physical Demands: 

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
  • Required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, sit and climb or balance
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Capable of working a rotating shift; 14 days on, 7 days off.  You will rotate between days and nights and work 12 1/2-hour shifts
  • Must be able to tolerate working conditions associated with no air conditioning or heat
  • Must be comfortable with a working area that consists of a small body of water and shoreline 

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