National Oilwell Varco
3.4 of 5 260 reviews
www.nov.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

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Very good experience but efficiency could be better

Finance Intern (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

ProsLearning about field service is great
Nice people
Very laid back corporate atmosphere

ConsTough to get things done
Each part of the company is its own seperate entity so working with them can be a challenge
Very inefficient

Advice to Senior ManagementLook at some of your processes and see how they can be changed
Use more technology within the office- pen and paper don't cut it anymore

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A must have in your resume for future oilfield hands, or business management professionals.

    Quality Manager (Current Employee)
    Kilgore, TX

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


    Pros: The benefits packages are amazing, mostly. The work hours are great during busy periods. A very close relationship with your fellow co-wokers is easy to establish… Cons: Dental insurance doesnt cover much. When it gets slow in the oilfield, it gets REAL… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great place to work if you find family irrelevant, love a crushing workload, and have no outside life

    Senior Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
    Cedar Park, TX

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Reasonably competitive salaries Some good product ideas Many of the Cons: Little strategic planning Use layoffs rather than planning to manage the cyclical nature of oilfield service… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in R&D with the understanding that not every idea… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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