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Manufacturing Technician - Military Veterans

at National Oilwell Varco

Manufacturing Technician will assemble, install, modify, and test printed circuit boards, cables, electronic components, sub-assemblies, or systems using a variety of materials, tools and documentation.


  • Read and interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams, assembly prints, and schematics.
  • Assemble and install either electrical, electronic, mechanical or hydraulic pneumatic components.
  • Operate machines or use hand tools and power tools to secure parts in place.
  • Install finished assemblies or subassemblies.
  • Assemble and attach functional and cosmetic hardware to assemblies using hand tools and power tools.
  • Perform functional / continuity tests on completed assemblies.
  • Perform the assembly, start up, and function test of equipment systems.
  • Troubleshoot equipment systems, make necessary repairs and any corrections to the system.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.
  • Operate production line machinery and computers.
  • Follows manufactures instructions to mix, apply, cure and store potting materials and epoxies.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Follows assembly drawings and or work instructions to assemble and or attach electrical, electro-mechanical or mechanical parts or devices using epoxies.
  • Assembles electronics and electro-mechanical assemblies according to product specifications.
  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift to 40 pounds required.
  • Assembly personnel must be able to clearly recognize a Text Height of .0540" on blueprints and work instructions.
  • Assembly personnel must be able to recognize all colors within the visible spectrum to recognize various wiring and labeling specifications.
  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.
  • Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 40 pounds.
  • Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, Steel toed work boots, and hardhats.
  • Works under immediate supervision.
  • Typically reports to a supervisor/manager
  • Some overtime needed with Manager approval
  • Excellence
  • Team Oriented
  • Integrity
  • Respectful
  • Hardworking
  • Dependable

Cedar Park, 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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