NOV is Looking for a Mechanical Repair Technician


Position: Mechanical Repair Technician

Job Description

As a Mechanical Repair Technician you will be responsible for Disassembling, inspecting, rebuilding and testing various NOV Rig technologies Equipment. You will support, improve and lead on-time assembly & testing of Equipment as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.  As Mechanical Repair Technician you will carry out work which is task- or project- focused requiring limited discretion or independent decision making.  You will utilise your previous knowledge to complete a wide variety of assignments/ tasks of increasing complexity.  The work you will carry out will be increasingly complex in nature and require ordinary problem resolution.


  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
  • Be proficient with the use of engineering measuring tools – Micrometres, Vernier Gauges, Dial Indicators. 
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Supervisor, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation.
  • Complete Facility maintenance tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Ensure all job-related QA Plans, Work scopes, Route Cards, Inspection Reports, Test Reports and Build sheets are filled out as the job progresses.
  • Conduct equipment Testing  / FATs in accordance with NOV procedures.
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
  • Support key initiatives such as on time delivery, schedule attainment, cost of quality
  • Generate and implement improvement ideas and encourage idea generation among team members and stop work for safety and escalate concerns.
  • Carry out trouble shooting of Equipment / Systems and be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone / 5Ys etc.)
  • Support all Non-Conformance Reporting. 
  • Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.
  • Willingly assist Supervisor to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
  • Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.
  • Report discrepancies in job procedures, processes and route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the Supervisor and implement changes when requested.
  • Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.
  • Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Supervisor.
  • Accountable for the correct movement of job components through the workflow process ensuring items are staged in designated areas at all times.
  • Operate designated machines safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
  • Actively take part in the company competency program.
  • Demonstrate awareness of company objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain housekeeping (clean, safe, a place for everything & everything in its place) in your allocated areas at all times
  • Promote and adhere to health and safety policies and procedures without exception.
  • Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
  • Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.

We welcome your application via the link to NOV’s career page you can submit your CV and further details about your experience.