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Company: Calgon Carbon Corporation
Location: PA - Pittsburgh PA
Last Updated: 5/22/2022
Posted: 5/19/2022
Salary: N/A

Calgon Carbon Corporation

Calgon Carbon | A Kuraray Company currently has an opportunity where you can be a part of our growing team as we provide our customers outstanding products that make the air we breathe and the water we use safe for generations to come.

Position: Blaster
Location: Neville Island Equipment and Assembly facility - Pittsburgh, PA

$21.51 to start with a wage step progression plan
Eligibility to receive a $500 new hire retention bonus after 6-months
Excellent Benefits: Medical, dental, prescription, vision and retirement savings (401k)

Under the direction of the Production Supervisor or Group Leader, the Blaster will perform tasks as necessary in the fabrication and maintenance of Calgon Carbon Corporation products and equipment. The worker will perform all assigned duties in compliance with all company and safety policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to)

  • Abrasive blasts interior and exterior of tanks and piping systems to achieve the specified SSPC surface cleanliness and surface profile. Assists sprayers as required.
  • Inspects interior and exterior lining and coating systems on purchased and produced equipment. Coatings include but are not limited to: Plasite 4110, 4006, Ceilcote 242, epoxy, polyurethane-based coatings.
  • Prepares equipment for painting and coating by cleaning, solvent wiping, taping and papering prior to painting. Mixes paint and linings in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Visually inspects own work for defects and noncompliance to specifications and makes necessary repairs.
  • Inspections will include both surface preparation and finished coatings. Surface preparation verification in accordance with SSPC for cleanliness and surface profile. Coating inspection will include dry film thickness gage use, holiday or spark testing. Complete inspection result documentation.
  • Ambient condition monitoring and reporting. Wet bulb and dry bulb temperature, relative humidity and surface temperature to ensure application requirement compliance.
  • Operate fork trucks and overhead cranes while moving equipment in and out of paint booth. Assist in other areas with various tasks as required.


  • Must be able to work a 3 shift rotation
  • A High School diploma or Trade School certification is required
  • Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years industrial laboring is required.
  • Valid PA drivers license is required.
  • Ability to operate Hand Tools, Forklift, lift up to 70 lbs and climb ladders; Work in standing, kneeling or squatting position for an extended period; Work in confined spaces and at heights of up to 20’.
  • Able to wear a positive sealing respirator.

More about Calgon Carbon, A Kuraray Company

We are a company of scientific innovators with over 205 patents. For over 75 years, we’ve been innovating solutions to the world’s emerging challenges. Since creating the first activated carbon products from bituminous coal in the 1940s, Calgon Carbon has been a pioneer in developing advanced products, systems and services for air and water purification. Calgon Carbon’s product portfolio now encompasses more than 700 direct market applications.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Calgon Carbon employs approximately 1,350 people and operates 20 manufacturing, reactivation, innovation and equipment fabrication facilities in the U.S., Asia, and in Europe, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron.

Calgon Carbon was acquired by Kuraray in March of 2018. With complementary products and services, the combined organization will continue to focus on providing the highest quality and most innovative activated carbon and filtration media products, equipment, and services to meet customer needs anywhere in the world.

Calgon Carbon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
VEVRRA Federal Contractor


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