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Field Service Technician - Pressure Control Equipment

Company: National Oilwell Varco
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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. 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 Rig Technologies makes and supports the world's most advanced drilling solutions. To learn more about Rig Technologies products and services, please visit us at https://www.nov.com/about/our-company-structure/rig


  • Extensive travel to customer sites to install, commission, troubleshoot, and repair BOP stacks, BOP control systems, Motion Compensation equipment and subassemblies such as:
    • Ram BOPs and subassemblies
    • Annulars/SBOPs
    • Discreet hydraulic and multiplex (MUX) control pods
    • Subsea gate valves
    • Piston, bladder, and depth compensated accumulator bottles
    • BOP stack mounted control system components
    • Surface BOP control systems, HPUs, and Diverter panels
    • High pressure manifolds
    • Crown mounted compensators, drill string compensators, wireline tensioners, and inline tensioners.
    • Use machine drawings to define acceptable tolerances using measurement tools including, but not limited to, dial calipers, ID & OD micrometers, vernier slide calipers, depth micrometers, inside spring calipers, and feeler gauges.
    • Perform field upgrades and train customers on how to properly operate the system.
    • Interface with relevant departments to obtain a thorough understanding of NOV products and how they are safely operated, tested, calibrated and problems are resolved timely. Provide training to other NOV personnel on systems and equipment as needed.
    • Provide accurate and timely report(s) regarding work progress and output, and communicate field failures and feedback reports to the appropriate departments.
    • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
    • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.
      • High School diploma or equivalent required
      • Technical College diploma a plus
      • Minimum 2 years of Subsea or Pressure Control Equipment field service experience
        • Must be able to travel extensively, both domestically and internationally, to job sites.
        • Must comply with all QMS documentation pertaining to work related assigned responsibilities.
        • Physical demands include working outside in varying, extreme weather conditions; standing for long periods; working at heights; ability to safely carry up to 50 lbs on job site.
          • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
          • Must be familiar Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems theory and be able to read associated schematics
          • Must be able to understand Mechanical Systems theory, in particular, with regards to hydraulically and pneumatically controlled systems
          • Must understand basic Industry Safety, previous training is a plus.
          • Must be familiar with Oil & Gas Regulatory Standards, in particular API S53 standards of offshore pressure control equipment
          • Must be familiar with reading calibrated instruments and compare readings to dimensional drawings. Must be familiar with high pressure testing and validation of test charts.

Keywords: National Oilwell Varco, Houston , Field Service Technician - Pressure Control Equipment, Professions , Houston, Texas

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