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 is current searching for a Fabricator/Welder (Temp to Hire) to join our team in Victoria, Texas.


Position, rework, fit and weld according to written and typed instructions, blueprints, manufacturer’s specifications and knowledge of characteristics of metal. Select equipment and plan layout, fabrication, assembly and welding.


  • Lay out, position, align and fit components together using applicable machines, tools and equipment.
  • Bolt, clamp and tack-weld parts to secure them in position for final welding.
  • Set up and weld parts using welding equipment.
  • Maintain sufficient knowledge of geometry, arithmetic, structural design, heat effects and allowances for thickness of metal to project location of holes, cuts and bends from blueprints, written and typed instructions and manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Use hand tools and be able to correctly setup and operate applicable shop machines.
  • Perform arc and oxy-acetylene welding, cutting and brazing on various ferrous and
  • Nonferrous metals, in accordance with established methods and procedures.
  • Maintain production documentation per required procedure.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.