Mechanical Designer
National Oilwell Varco - Houston, TX

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Mechanical Designer

      Requisition ID : 1301974
      Description
      Description:

      Mechanical Designer will be a member of Equipment Optimization Engineering Team of Instrumentation, Monitoring and Optimization (IMO) division of Rig Solutions Group. The position involves mechanical design, development and sustaining of NOV's data acquisition, instrumentation and control systems used in drilling operations within the oil and gas industry. Responsibilities include designing and modifying models, drawings, Bill of Materials and purchase parts requests. Typical work involves electrical and mechanical components, electrical and hydraulic schematics, physical layouts and complete assemblies. This work is done within the framework of the engineering document control system and is performed within a team consisting of department engineers and other mechanical designers. Strong initiative and teamwork characteristics must be demonstrated. Experience in engineering or manufacturing in the Oil and Gas industry is a plus.

      Essential Duties:
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      Ability to understand and apply fundamentals of Geometric Dimensions & Tolerances
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      Must be able to create 3D models of designs and create 2D drawings to acceptable drafting practices
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      Ability to design new product components and assemblies as well as revise existing products as per design changes
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      Prepare detailed sketches and layouts of new products
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      Generate Bills of Materials and Engineering Change Notices
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      Provide support and direction to manufacturing to ensure product is fabricated and assembled based on the intended functionality of the design
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      Complete all responsibilities in a timely and professional manner while maintaining quality
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      Perform other miscellaneous duties as required by management
      Qualifications
      Minimum Requirements:
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      Associate's degree or technical certificate
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      5+ years of experience with ProE and/or Solidworks
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      5+ years of experience with AutoCAD
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      5+ years of experience designing and drafting as described above
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      5+ years of experience with a document control system
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      Mechanical aptitude is required
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      Must be able to visualize new designs and concepts
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      Excellent technical communication skills including proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email
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      Excellent written as well as verbal communication skills
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      Strong organizational and time management skills as well as ability to prioritize assignments
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      Ability to interact cooperatively and collaboratively with others as a team
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      Demonstrated commitment to quality and professionalism
      Desired skillsets:
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      10+ years of heavy industry design related experience
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      Knowledge of industry utilized design standards - ANSI, ISO, etc.
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      Ability to perform basic level engineering calculations such as estimation of areas, volumes, and weights.
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      Metal machining, fabrication, manufacturing and assembly process familiarity is a huge plus.
      Job : Engineering
      Work Locations : US TX Houston 6390 N Eldridge Pkwy

      Houston 77041

      Schedule : Full-time
      Shift : Day Job
      Job Posting :

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      National Oilwell Varco is the tool man that provides goods and services to exploration and production companies operating in oil patches...