Mechanical Engineer

Houston, Texas
18 May 2019
06 Aug 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
About NOV and Rig Technologies

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers' full-field drilling, completion, and production needs. Since 1862, NOV has pioneered innovations that improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations.

NOV Rig Technologies makes and supports the world's most advanced drilling solutions. With a long history of manufacturing advanced drilling equipment packages-think top drives, iron roughnecks, drawworks, BOPs, and risers-as well as complete land rigs, we're constantly working to solve our customers' operational challenges. We're designing new technology and robotics that deliver increased automation; expanding our training offerings to help our partners close the industry's generational gap; and developing smarter, more advanced drilling solutions for all types of land and offshore environments.

We're continually pushing our own standards higher to deliver the safest, most efficient, and most reliable drilling solutions in the world. Join us as we continue to power the industry that powers the world.

NOV R&D Engineering Group is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team at the R&D facility in Northwest Houston, the main responsibilities of this role include:

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide engineering support on mechanical equipment.
  • Conceptualize mechanical design solutions.
  • Perform and/or supervise creation of design layouts.
  • Perform and/or supervise creation of detail drawings.
  • Perform tolerance studies and check design documentation.
  • Research and specify purchased component parts.
  • Create component and system level test plans and test fixtures.
  • Create engineering reports documenting design efforts and results.
  • Work with operations to identify product improvements.
  • Perform other work related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.

Facility/Group Specific Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
  1. Experience in the manufacturing process
  2. Ability to create testing assembly procedures
  3. Respond to NCR deviation requests



Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

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