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


Performs intermediate and precision welding techniques.

Designs, fabricates, joins and/or repairs space age metals, scientific and research components using oxygen-acetylene, electric arc, TIG welding techniques.

Operates drill presses, power saws, grinders, positioners and a variety of welding equipment and hand tools. May also perform minor operations on metal lathes and milling machine.

Analyzes plans, drawings, work samples, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirements, sequence of welding assignments, and personnel needs.

High school graduate or equivalent

Completion of an accredited two-year welder’s training program and 4 years of welding experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved equating to 6 or more years total.

4-year experience welding using TIG and MIG on thin material, required.

4-year experience using spot welding machines, required.

Able to setup and run ARC stud, and spot welding, required.


Skilled in the fabrication, joining and repair of a variety of metal objects, equipment, fixtures and structures.

Set up and use of Laser Welder in a production environment preferred

Knowledge of applicable codes.

Knowledge of welding techniques (oxygen-acetylene, electric arc, TIG, and MIG controlled atmosphere, tools and equipment.

Knowledge of non-destructive inspection techniques.

Program, set-up, and run weld jobs on robot welding machines utilizing FANUC controls.



Team Oriented






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, work boots, and hardhats.

Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

Standing 65% of the time

Some Overtime needed

Works under immediate supervision