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National Oilwell Varco CNC Machinist Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2019

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National Oilwell Varco President and Chief Executive Officer Clay C. Williams (no image)
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9 Ratings
  1. "It'S a job"

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    Current Employee - CNC Machinist 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, vacation and sick days from the start.

    Cons

    Old equipment, not maintained regularly

    National Oilwell Varco2019-07-06
  2. "Good Company to make a career"

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    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Well structured. Promotes from within. Few layoffs during down times.

    Cons

    Hires many from temp agencies, low pay, few raises.

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    National Oilwell Varco2018-04-01
  3. "CNC Machinist"

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    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in Claremore, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, great company with good benefits

    Cons

    Order of runs, meaning I'd setup and run two parts and before the shift was over or first thing the next day I would have to setup and run the same part! Could have better spindle utilization!

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    National Oilwell Varco2017-08-18
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great coporation!!"

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    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in Cedar Park, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great overall company. They provide great benefits

    Cons

    (Cedar Park location) Facility was one big fraternity, and if you didn't fit "the mold", your employment was not enjoyable

    National Oilwell Varco2017-06-04
  5. Helpful (1)

    "CNC Machinist"

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    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
  6. "cnc production machinist"

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    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in Houston, TX

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    excellent benefits for employees and management

    Cons

    rotating shifts during holiday schedules

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    National Oilwell Varco2017-01-31
  7. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work been here 2 yrs and love it

    Cons

    Have revolving door with management for some reason

    National Oilwell Varco2017-01-18
  8. "cnc machinist"

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    CNC Machinist in Sugar Land, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco

    Pros

    good company to work for in general

    Cons

    favoritism, if you dont know some one you are not going nowhere

    National Oilwell Varco2016-12-09
  9. "Machinist"

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    Former Employee - CNC Machinist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent Benefits, Lots of hours, not many lay offs

    Cons

    Managers can have poor experience and leadership

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    National Oilwell Varco2016-09-30
  10. "Company had potential"

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    CNC Machinist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco

    Pros

    Was a great company to work for when the business was booming.

    Cons

    As soon as things slow down the non management employees are the first to go

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    National Oilwell Varco2016-07-05
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