Manual Machinist, Nights

Grant Prideco

Grant Prideco

Cedar Park, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Job Description

At NOV Wellbore Technologies we know that our greatest asset is our employees. We pride ourselves on a company culture that enables employees to drive their own career paths within the company based on their passions and interests. It's why we seek to hire individuals with a strong work ethic who eagerly accept challenges and consistently deliver results. Empowering our employees is our first step to delivering world-class products and services.

Our NOV Manufacturing facility in Cedar Park, Texas is recruiting a Manual Machinist to safely and efficiently set up and operate Manual Mill or Manual Lathe Machines. This is night shift work.


  • Under the direction of a supervisor and/or lead, responsible for quality parts produced on Manual machines in a safe, and efficient manner.
  • Perform set-up including locating tools and fixtures, defining tools, touching off tools, setting jaws, vices or fixturing.
  • Load parts utilizing overhead lifting equipment.
  • Operating controls, setting offsets, simple edits, and jogging machine.
  • Ability to read blueprints, precision measuring instruments and job orders to determine dimensions, tolerance and tooling requirements is preferred.
  • Maintain tolerancing through entire run, while performing periodic inspection to be documented on Inspection Sheets.
  • Ability to trouble shoot issues during run to return the machine to good operation.’
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Properly deburr and break edges of parts to print.
  • Clean work areas as necessary to maintain cleanliness, health, and safety standards.
  • All other reasonable tasks assigned with the goal of helping the team, operations, or the facility overall.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of math, blueprint comprehension and routers, preferred.
  • Moderate knowledge of GD&T.
  • Must be able to operate overhead cranes.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of metrology equipment, tools/gauges and cutting tools is preferred.


  • 401K – NOV matches every dollar up to 5%.
  • Competitive medical plans that cover your entire family (yourself, eligible spouse, and eligible children) as of your first date of hire.
  • Employees and their spouse enrolled in a medical plan can receive up to $350 (pre-tax) each per year for participating in Choose Well-being Rewards
  • FREE preventative medical and dental care for the entire family (when enrolled in an NOV medical/dental plan and seeing an in-network physician)
  • FREE Basic Life and AD&D insurance (for full-time employees)
  • All regular full-time employees start with 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (prorated based on start date)
  • All regular full-time employees receive 11 paid holidays per year.