Questions and Answers about National Oilwell Varco

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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It takes 2-3 weeks. Offer letter, hr drug, alcohol, and background. Mvr check.

Answered - NOV Field Supervisor (Current Employee) - Odessa, TX

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May be dependent upon preparation


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Several days

Answered - Electrical Assembler (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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3 months probation period or temp.

Answered - Everything (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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2 weeks - typical interview and then HR process

Answered - Account Manager/Sales Representative (Current Employee) - Pittsburgh, PA

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3 or so days. To get hired you just take the average steps like most companies.

Answered - Field Service Technician (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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It takes approximately 5-7 days for the interview process along with background inquiries.

The steps where interviewing with the Quality manger and his assistant.

Answered - QA Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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A couple weeks. 1st Interview, Call Back Interview, Drug Screen, and hired.

Answered - Quality Assurance Specialist (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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Probably 1 week at the most

Answered - Benefits Coordinator (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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I was hired immediately after my ninety day probationary period, and received training form any and everyone willing to share.I really like people.

Answered - Dispatch Scheduler, Process Analyst (Current Employee) - 12950 W.Little York ; Houston,Texas 77088

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