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CNC Machinist at NOV

CNC Machinist

NOV Houston, TX Full-Time
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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, draw works, 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 Pressure Control Group is currently recruiting for a CNC Machinist to join our team at 12950 West Little York Road. The main responsibilities of this role include:


Responsible for using expert knowledge to operate and control computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. Maintain knowledge of G & M codes and input them into CNC machines for production, while ensuring products have precise and accurate measurements.


  • Under the direction of a supervisor and/or experienced machinist, responsible for quality parts produced on CNC machines such as, but not limited, to lathes and milling machines in a timely, safe and efficient manner.
  • Mazak machines milling with 4 and 5 axis mills FH-8800, FH-6800, Mazak control
  • Turning is also Mazak, the machines are Mazak Intergrex 650, and 670E, control is Mazak
  • Operate, perform set-up changes and first article inspections on production runs utilizing CNC Machines.
  • Load parts utilizing overhead lifting equipment, proving tapes, operating controls, setting offsets, simple edits, deburring and inspection of quality parts for conformance to requirements.
  • Identify problems before production runs, then start and observe machine operation to detect any other malfunctions or out-of-tolerance conditions, and adjust machine controls or control media as required.
  • Read blueprints, precision measuring instruments and job orders to determine dimensions, tolerance and tooling requirements.
  • Maintain knowledge of dimensions and tolerances for tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut and cutting tools to be used.
  • Prove out new programs and make simple edits of NC programs on at least one or more numerically controlled machines.
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Perform other work related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • Focus on various computer-controlled machines.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of basic math, blueprints, and routers.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of measuring tools/gauges and cutting tools.
  • 3 or more years’ relevant experience.


  • High school diploma.
  • Knowledge of basic math, blueprints and routers.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of measuring tools/gauges and cutting tools.
  • 3 or more years’ relevant experience.


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Job ID: 2599