Dril-Quip – Why Work For Us?

About Dril-Quip

undefinedDril-Quip, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells drilling and production hardware and a wide variety of capital rig equipment for use by oil and gas companies. Dril-Quip's extensive product offering is well suited for use in deepwater, harsh environments and severe service applications. Dril-Quip also provides installation and reconditioning services, and maintains one of the largest fleet of rental running tools for use with its products in the industry. With locations worldwide, Dril-Quip is well situated to serve the growing oil and gas industry.

At its world headquarters located in Houston, Texas, Dril-Quip provides in-house forging and heat-treating capabilities.

The world headquarters operates one of the largest rough and finish machining facilities in the industry. Dril-Quip also maintains and operates regional headquarter offices and facilities that include full capabilities in Aberdeen, Scotland, Singapore and Macaé, Brazil. Each of these locations maintains a broad variety of in-house processes, including machining, fabrication, assembly and testing.

Dril-Quip's state-of-the-art facilities and equipment - along with sales support and services - offer flexibility to operators' tough challenges of meeting tight rig schedules and hardware deliverables.
The Company's engineering staff and expertise also bring proven skills and experience to the complex challenges of the future.

One of the Company's major operating principals and philosophies as initiated by its founders has always been - and continues to be - to provide superior products that will enhance its customers' ability to drill for and produce oil and gas through quality workmanship, service and innovation. Through this commitment, Dril-Quip, Inc. is recognized as one of the world's leading suppliers of offshore drilling and production equipment.

Employment Opportunities

undefinedDril-Quip offers unique employment opportunities with its total-solutions corporate philosophy. From R&D to design, from forging raw materials to machining intricate equipment, from installation to post-sales service, Dril-Quip employees are there to cover all aspects of product manufacturing.

Whether your talents lean toward the office or offshore, there may be a position on Dril-Quip's staff for you. The Company has enjoyed several consecutive years of record-breaking sales and revenue, and our operations have consistently expanded globally. With the Company going through such growth, we are looking for top candidates in many Oil and Gas and General Business related fields.

With manufacturing facilities in the United States, Scotland, Brazil and Singapore—and numerous sales and service offices in various locations worldwide—our need for talented and experienced personnel is growing. Our salaries and benefits are competitive. Not only does Dril-Quip have an uncommonly low employee turnover rate, but the Company also boasts the fact that over 400 of its 1,700 employees have been working here for 10 years or more. In fact, four of Dril-Quip's five original employees from its founding in 1981 are still here, over 25 years later.

Dril-Quip Reviews

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    I have been working at Dril-Quip


    - Good people
    - Depending on the group you work in, the work can be very challenging
    - New Facilities, engineers get offices as a matter of policy
    - There seem to be plenty of opportunities, especially for younger engineers


    - Employee policies can be frustrating at times
    - As a smaller company, they are frequently unable to match certain benefits offered by larger competitors

Dril-Quip Interviews

Updated Nov 20, 2014
Updated Nov 20, 2014

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    Easy hiring process. they will pretty much send an offer to all candidates.

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Dril-Quip Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2008
America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.dril-quip.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (DRQ)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors GE, Cameron, FMC Technologies

Dril-Quip, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision-engineered offshore drilling and production equipment that is well suited for use in deepwater, harsh environments and severe service applications. The Company designs and manufactures subsea, surface and offshore rig equipment for use by oil and gas companies in offshore areas throughout the world; products include drilling and production riser systems, subsea and surface wellheads and production trees, mudline hanger systems and specialty connectors Dril-Quip also provides installation and... More

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