Mechanical Technician, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 5000-12000 AED / Month

National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Mechanical Technician in Dubai. This job has recently been posted by NOV and is now open for all desirous applicants. 

Job Purpose of Mechanical Technician

  • Reading and interpreting mechanical drawings, positioning parts for assembly as well as performing dis-assembly and assembly of mechanical components, reporting quality issues of the day to day assembly and fitting of the full range of NOV Rig’s product line.
  • Support, improve and lead on time repair of products through specific techniques as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.

Duties of A Mechanical Technician

  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Supervisor, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation.
  • Monitor and control materials, products or equipment to detect defects or faults.
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified.
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes.
  • Maintain quality and quantity of production.
  • Check work via use of gauges, visuals and measuring tools.
  • Maintain an organised / visual workspace including inventory (5S understanding ).
  • 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, stop production for quality, and escalate concerns.
  • Be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone etc.).
  • Evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
  • Support all NCR reporting.
  • Support initiatives such as new techniques and products, purchases of new machinery.
  • Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.

What You’ll Do More?

  • Report discrepancies in job 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.
  • Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
  • Demonstrate awareness of and promote company objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all procedures/paperwork is completed, kept up to date and signed off by the relevant person.
  • Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
  • Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
  • Travel as and when required.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.
  • Accurately describe events during quality related investigations, aiding the Supervisor to understand the root cause where required.
  • Willingly assist Supervisor to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
  • Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering.


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in mechanical work.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Working knowledge within an assembly & manufacturing environment including the preparation of components.
  • Working knowledge within a mechanical repair environment.
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

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