Drilling Solutions Engineer

National Oilwell Varco

Odessa, TX


  • Through constant customer contact, maintain accurate monitoring of performance, activity, applications, and competition of drilling tools.
  • Technically supervise integrated multi-product solutions to clients.
  • Analyze tool performance data and prepare and present customer presentations, performance summaries, and outstanding run reports.
  • Oversee field analysis for failed tool investigation and coordinate with Sales and Service Quality Group to provide and present applicable incident report to the customer.
  • Coordination between Drilling Solutions, Product Line engineering and reliability group.
  • Provide BHA and Drill-String recommendations.
  • Coordinate field operations support for drilling tools product line.
  • Manage field testing of new products and help implementation of design improvements.
  • Make recommendations to enhance existing products to drive reliability.
  • Provide technical support for local service center.
  • Implement procedures, best practices, and follow knowledge management processes.
  • Integrate drilling dynamics data and surface data to optimize drilling tool performance.
  • Promote the technical image of NOV in the local area through membership of industry groups, technical papers, and local publications.
  • Obtain, recognize, and demonstrate relevant Core Competencies required for promotion to DSE-3


  • 4 Year Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 2-8 Years Relevant oilfield experience


  • Position may or may not require travel
  • Working hours to be identified by manager
  • Able to communicate professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Non-standard work hours, 24/7 contact/availability expectations for rig/operational support
  • Comply with Global and Local QHSE policies.
  • Behave in a professional and ethical manner in line with NOV corporate policies