Metallurgical Engineer

Metallurgical Engineer

National Oilwell Varco Inc | Houston, TX, 77020, US
Salary Range:$81,000 – $105,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Duties:

* Perform analysis on returned products in a timely manner, documenting analysis work and preparing technical reports
* Develop new steel chemistries and grades for special R&D projects and/or new products
* Perform lab testing and design qualification test programs/documentation of new chemistries
* Assist senior metallurgist with assigned production/product investigations
* interface with engineering, sales, and field services on special projects
* Assist in metallurgical evaluation of heat treat processes in a production environment to achieve proper steel properties required for specific material grades used for drill pipe and drill stem accessories
* Evaluate chemistry substitutions to determine acceptance of non-specified pipe chemistries
* Coordinate the testing of NACE samples for sour service products


* Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant science related field
* Working knowledge of metallurgical testing equipment used for destructive testing and material evaluation including sour service material

NOV is committed to providing employees and their families with valuable benefits and wellness opportunities. We are proud to provide the following for our U.S. employees at no cost:

* Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance*
* Short-term disability*
* Basic long-term disability*
* Employee assistance program (EAP)
* 401(k) retirement plan
* Business travel accident (BTA) insurance
* International SOS travel assistance service
* 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

In addition to the company provided benefits, we are pleased to offer the following benefits at competitive rates:

* Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage
* Health savings account (HSA), only available with enrollment in Consumer Plan + HSA
* Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care reimbursements
* Voluntary life and AD&D insurance*
* Buy up long-term disability coverage*
* Voluntary benefits, including group hospital indemnity, group critical illness insurance, and whole life insurance

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NOV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination or Harassment of Any Kind: NOV is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for everyone and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. NOV values inclusion and diversity; we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


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Grant Prideco

Grant Prideco is the world's largest supplier of premium drill pipe and drill stem accessories. We specialize in providing innovative solutions for drilling, completion, and intervention operations. Our offerings include a full range of proprietary and API drill pipe, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipe, and other drill stem components. We combine worldwide operations, expert engineering and design resources, and a global service network to supply all drill stem needs.

Whether manufacturing products for the simplest well or for drilling in the harshest environments, it's our mission to increase efficiency, improve performance, and reduce the total cost of ownership. From the design room to the well site, we produce the industry's highest-quality, innovative drill stem technologies to help achieve lasting success.