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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at National Oilwell Varco

Who Are We?

National Oilwell Varco is a leading supplier of drilling products around the world. We are a Fortune 500 company with a global HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) program and a strong commitment to the safety of our employees. Our products are used by major Energy and Service companies to drill and complete oil & gas wells all across the globe.

Where Are We?

We are located at 500 Conroe Park West Dr, Conroe, TX 77303.

What Do We Do Here?

Our Conroe Facility produces downhole products for drilling activities in North America. Our plant has high demand and is operating 24/7 to produce these products for our customers. To meet the demand for our products, we provide employees with an air-conditioned environment, highly organized and clean 300,000 SQ. ft. fabrication facility, new CNC Machines (Mazak, Mori Sieke, DMG Mori, Weiler, etc.), and a strong safety program designed to ensure our team goes home safe to their families after every shift.

What is the Team Like?

At NOV and at our 500 Conroe Park West location, we recognize the value of people. Building strong work relationships is key to keeping talented, reliable, and loyal employees. That's why we work hard to ensure our team feels appreciated for their hard work. Collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability are core concepts for our success.

What's the Job Like?


  • Manage and coordinate the activities of staff including training, employee development, performance evaluation, hiring decisions, and the establishment of goals and performance objectives for assigned department.
  • Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, or disciplinary measures.
  • Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair, or maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use.
  • Confer with personnel, such as management, engineering, quality control, or customers to coordinate work activities, resolve employee grievances, or identify and review resource needs.
  • Provide continual evaluation of department processes, methods, and activities to assure the most effective use of resources and equipment.
  • Responsible for all repairs and maintenance on facility machinery and equipment.
  • Develop, implement, or evaluate maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Manage budget and expenditures. Participate in budget preparation and administration, coordinating purchasing and documentation and monitoring departmental expenditures.
  • Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • Compile operational or personnel records, such as time and production records, inventory data, repair or maintenance statistics, or test results.
  • Review, evaluate, accept, and coordinate completion of work bid from contractors. Meet with vendors or suppliers to discuss products used in repair work.
  • Oversee emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Determine, monitor and measure department Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors.
  • Oversee mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Design equipment configurations to meet personnel needs. Interpret specifications, blueprints, or job orders to construct templates and lay out reference points for workers.
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.
  • Provide oversight and guidance for the performance of skilled repair or maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand or power tools, hydraulic presses or shears, or welding equipment.
  • Responsible for all repairs and maintenance on facility machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements.
  • Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Maintain NOV guidelines on safety, quality, and delivery.
  • Clean work areas as necessary to maintain cleanliness, health, and safety standards.
  • All other reasonable tasks assigned with the goal of helping the team, operations, or the facility overall.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience desired.
  • 5+ yrs. knowledge of standard safety and manufacturing processes preferred.
  • 5+ yrs. of practical and demonstrable experience with management and maintenance.
Why Would I Want to Join the Team?
  • Competitive Wages
  • Opportunities for Professional & Personal Growth and Learning
  • Great Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
NOV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are given consideration for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Conroe, TX

National Oilwell Varco

Since 1841, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has been dedicated to ensuring customers receive the highest quality oilfield products and services.

Leveraging over 800 worldwide manufacturing, sales and service centers, National Oilwell Varco supplies customer-focused solutions that best meet the quality, productivity, and environmental requirements of the energy industry.

National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide leader in providing major mechanical components for land and offshore drilling rigs, complete land drilling and well servicing rigs, tubular inspection and internal tubular coatings, drill string equipment, extensive lifting and handling equipment, and a broad offering of downhole drilling motors, bits and tools. National Oilwell Varco also provides supply chain services through its network of distribution service centers located near major drilling and production activity worldwide.


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