Wellsite Forklift/Equipment Operator (HOUSING PROVIDED)

SandBox Logistics - Lubbock, TX2.5


PLEASE READ: This position is based out of Midland, TX and the Permian Basin area. SandBox provides housing at no cost to the operator employees that reside out of the company’s regional area of the operation.

SandBox Transportation is looking for a qualified onsite forklift operator for wellsite operations. SandBox is a new innovative company that has developed a new system for providing logistics of frac sand to hydraulic fracturing operations. During the course of the operation, specialized containers (weighing up to 55,000 lbs.) are moved off of and onto trucks and onsite equipment by a heavy capacity forklift. The model of the forklift is a Kalmar DCD250 with a lift capacity of 60,000 LBS. Heavy equipment or Oilfield operator experience a must. Job details consist of the following:

Compensation Includes:

  • STARTING WAGE is $17/Hour PLUS OVERTIME with Opportunities for Career Growth and Pay Increases
  • Health/Medical benefits offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (Health Savings Account options included)
  • Dental, Vision, Short & Long term Disability, AD&D and other coverage also offered
  • Matching 401(k) Program
  • Housing Accommodations Provided during 14-day rotation if needed (Housing is provided in Midland, TX and surrounding operating area)



  • 12 hour shift per day (day shift or night shift; 6am/pm-6am/pm)
  • 14 days on, 7 days off rotation (alternating from dayshift to nightshift every 14-day rotation)
  • Housing Accommodations Provided during 14-day rotation if needed
  • Housing is provided in Midland, TX and surrounding operating area

Basic Requirements:

  • Must Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have own means of transportation
  • Must have ability to work out-of-town
  • Oilfield and/or heavy forklift operating experience
  • Safeland and H2S training and certifications a big plus

If interested, please reply with your resume with a valid phone number or email listed. You can also visit the Midland, TX (13000 HWY 191 Midland, TX 79707)

OFFICIAL Applications can be found on the "Employment" page of our website under "Other Applications", link titled "Forklift Operator Application". Link to the application below. Fax back to 713-999-0429

For more information on the company, please visit www.sandboxlogistics.com

Job Type: Full-time


  • Heavy Equipment Operating: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Forklift Operator: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Onsite Oilfield: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Certified Forklift Operator (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Others