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Machine Operator

Company: National Oilwell Varco
Location: Navasota
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: Under the direction of a supervisor and/ or experienced machinist, responsible for the output of quality parts produced on CNC lathes in a safe and timely manner.



  • Perform various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on assigned machines
  • Inspect parts to specifications and making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications.
  • Set up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery.
  • Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications and in a timely fashion.
  • Manufacture parts and components within the specified tolerances, with limited scrap and in time with the production schedule
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance conditions and adjust machine controls as required
  • Perform in-process inspections to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and quality standards
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


    • High School Diploma/GED preferred
    • 0-2 years in manufacturing environment
    • Basic computer skills
    • High attention to detail -
    • Ability to communicate and work safely in a team oriented environment


      NOV is committed to providing employees and their families with valuable benefits and wellness opportunities. We are proud to provide the following for our U.S. employees at no cost:

      • Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance*
      • Short-term disability*
      • Basic long-term disability*
      • Employee assistance program (EAP)
      • 401(k) retirement plan
      • Business travel accident (BTA) insurance
      • International SOS travel assistance service
      • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

        In addition to the company provided benefits, we are pleased to offer the following benefits at competitive rates:

        • Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage
        • Health savings account (HSA), only available with enrollment in Consumer Plan + HSA
        • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care reimbursements
        • Voluntary life and AD&D insurance*
        • Buy up long-term disability coverage*
        • Voluntary benefits, including group hospital indemnity, group critical illness insurance, and whole life insurance

          Preferred method of application and to view all opportunities visit:

          NOV -is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination or Harassment of Any Kind: -NOV is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for everyone and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. NOV values inclusion and diversity; we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

          - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -ABOUT US

          Every day, the oil and gas industry's best minds put more than 150 years of experience to work to help our customers achieve lasting success.

          We Power the Industry that Powers the World
          Throughout every region in the world and across every area of drilling and production, our family of companies has provided the technical expertise, advanced equipment, and operational support necessary for success-now and in the future.

          Global Family
          We are a global family of thousands of individuals, working as one team to create a lasting impact for ourselves, our customers, and the communities where we live and work.

          Purposeful Innovation
          Through purposeful business innovation, product creation, and service delivery, we are driven to power the industry that powers the world better.

          Service Above All
          This drives us to anticipate our customers' needs and work with them to deliver the finest products and services on time and on budget.

          - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ABOUT THE TEAM

          - Grant Prideco
          Grant Prideco is the world's largest supplier of premium drill pipe and drill stem accessories. We specialize in providing innovative solutions for drilling, completion, and intervention operations. Our offerings include a full range of proprietary and API drill pipe, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipe, and other drill stem components. We combine worldwide operations, expert engineering and design resources, and a global service network to supply all drill stem needs.

          Whether manufacturing products for the simplest well or for drilling in the harshest environments, it's our mission to increase efficiency, improve performance, and reduce the total cost of ownership. From the design room to the well site, we produce the industry's highest-quality, innovative drill stem technologies to help achieve lasting success.

Keywords: National Oilwell Varco, College Station , Machine Operator, Other , Navasota, Texas

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