Machine Operator-Nights

  • Full Time
  • Company: Energy Products and Services
  • Conroe, TX, USA

Energy Products and Services


  • Prepare materials for molding, welding, machining, or forging.
  • Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, millers, grinders, presses, drills, or auxiliary machines.
  • Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice bit materials.
  • Set up, operate, or tend furnace machines to melt materials for molds and forms.
  • Position, adjust, and secure stock material or workpieces against stops or in chucks, fixtures, or automatic feeding mechanisms, manually or using hoists.
  • Read blueprints or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences.
  • Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary.
  • Change worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools or brushes, using hand tools.
  • Set machine stops or guides to specified lengths as indicated by scales, rules, or templates.
  • Select the proper coolants and lubricants and start their flow.
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpieces, using files, hand grinders, wire brushes, or power tools.
  • Start machines and turn handwheels or valves to engage feeding, cooling, and lubricating mechanisms.
  • Move controls or mount gears, cams, or templates in machines to set feed rates and cutting speeds, depths, and angles.
  • Record operational data, such as pressure readings, lengths of strokes, feed rates, or speeds.
  • Extract or lift jammed pieces from machines.
  • Measure and mark reference points and cutting lines on workpieces, using traced templates, compasses, and rules.
  • Check and inspect work for conformity to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
  • Read, interpret and understand work orders and schematics.
  • Recognize discrepant materials and request replacements in accordance with standard operating procedures.


  • High School diploma or GED.

Who’s Going to be Successful in this Job?

  • Must be able to work a 40 hour week with up to 20 hours overtime if needed to meet operational needs.
  • Flexibility in work hours to meet operational shift changes and needs. 
  • Able to work weekends.
  • Timely decision making.
  • Follow work instructions as outlined.
  • Ability to take instructions without taking offense.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team for a common goal.
  • Dependable attendance is a must and a requirement for the job. 

Why Would I Want to Join the Team?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Awesome Health Benefits
  • Robust Paid Time Off Benefits 
  • NOV is focused on your safety. 
  • NOV is dedicated to creating a work culture that inspires our employees and allows for their growth & development. 

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.

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. 

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