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CARBO Ceramics President, CEO, and Director Gary A. Kolstad
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denton, TX

    I worked at CARBO Ceramics (More than a year)


    Everyone was friendly and seemed to really enjoy there work.


    Wasn't there long enough to find any cons.

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Declined Offer
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    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at CARBO Ceramics (Houston, TX) in February 2014.


    The job posting did not mention any travel requirements, but when I got to the interview the position required heavy travel. I met with the HR director and the Shared Services Supervisor. Both were really friendly and the HR Director was really friendly and informative. I would have have accepted the position, but there was too much travel involved.

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    • None of the questions were difficult. They asked the normal HR questions.   Answer Question

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America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2008

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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1987
Type Company - Public (CRR)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

CARBO Ceramics' proppants (tiny alumina-based ceramic beads) are a welcome release for natural gas and oil well operators. To increase well production, operators often pump fluids down wells at high pressure to create fractures in the hydrocarbon-bearing rock formation (hydraulic fracturing). Proppants are suspended in the fluid to fill the channels and "prop" up the fissures so that natural gas and oil may flow to the surface. The company's products compete against sand-based proppants. CARBO Ceramics also operates related software, consulting ... More

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