1. Helpful (1)

    "CNC Machinist"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in Conroe, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    When Slow, they will cross train those who want it

    Cons

    They are like the dollar general of the oil field they pay the cheapest and make the cheapest product i was there for 5 years started at 14.80, left five years later as a shift lead and was still running machines for them making 15.85

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    National Oilwell Varco2017-02-16
  1. "Great Opportunities for self driven people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DSE Director in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are many opportunities to create your own niche and have a successful career at NOV. Small company feel in abig business setting

    Cons

    Lack of structure can sometimes create vacuums or have stuff fall through the cracks

    National Oilwell Varco2020-05-21
  2. "After Thiught"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The ability to try different areas of work within the company when openings are available locally or globally. .

    Cons

    Purely a numbers company when it comes to downsizing. Zero effort to work with employees in options to stay employed.

    National Oilwell Varco2020-05-24

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