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! 

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic provides technical support for the safe and efficient operation of terminal and logistics equipment with limited supervision. Duties include but are not limited to maintenance and repair of equipment such as bucket elevators, conveyors, pumps, and control devices. Troubleshoots issues, repairs failures of production and facilities equipment and ensures maximum efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Understands process flow and evaluates ways to increase operating efficiency.


  • Gathers technical information to perform the job
  • Performs equipment walk around and inspects and adjusts equipment; properly disposes of wastes
  • Performs equipment repairs, changes out parts, checks the status of equipment availability with site supervisors, and follows procedures to pick up parts and supplies from the warehouse
  • Responsible for all tasks related to predictive and preventative maintenance programs. Tasks include but are not limited to: repair and maintenance of all machinery and equipment such as bucket elevators, conveyors, compressors, and pumps; repair or replacement of control devices such as switches, photo eyes, proximity sensors, pushbuttons, contactors, motor starters, as needed
  • Performs work order repairs
  • Performs light welding and cutting to patch holes in chutes and reduce spillage throughout the system
  • Coordinates and plans down time efficiently to maximize uptime of production
  • Understands all equipment in depth from electric motors, gearboxes, conveyors, hydraulics, load out chutes, gas and diesel engines, vehicle and machine repairs, with the ability to trouble shoot, analyze, and make quick responsive repairs without guidance
  • Able to set up operator welders, drill press, grinder, hand tools and other metal working equipment.


  • Ability to work in adverse conditions
  • Required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Must regularly lift and/or move 75-100 pounds frequently
  • Ability to work at elevated heights without fear
  • Open and willing to learn operations of a manlift and a forklift
  • Have strong VERBAL communication skills
  • Capable of working a rotating shift, 14 on 7 off rotating between days and nights


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Sufficient education to make appropriate arithmetic equations and complete written documentation and records; or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the desired knowledge, skills and characteristics
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, follow routers, use simple math, and use basic hand held measuring tools
  • Minimum Three (3) years' experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and basic electrical repair
  • Must have experience in maintaining and repairing processing equipment and heavy equipment
  • Strong electronics experience with controls and drives
  • Basic computer skills required to use maintenance software to track and log maintenance costs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft word and Excel are required
  • Courses and/or logged hours in the industrial maintenance field are recommended
  • Knowledge in equipment reliability and preventative maintenance preferred
  • Prior training and certification in the following areas highly desirable: welding certification, vibration analysis, electrical/mechanical, bearing training, conveyor systems, pumps, fans, screening equipment, and vibrating conveying systems

What You’ll Love About Us

  • Best People and Great Places to Work, Hire Vets ,Top Place to Work For – Austin American Statesman
  • Your Well-Being is a 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Invest in Your 401K with company match, immediate vesting

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