Mandrel Operator

National Oilwell Varco

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Laurel, MT
First Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Fiber Glass Systems, a business under NOV is hiring! (Formerly LFM / Fiberglass Structures – Laurel, MT)

We Power the Industry that Powers the World. NOV – Fiberglass Systems provides composite piping systems, fittings, and structures to the oil and gas, chemical, marine, offshore, fuel handling, and mining industries.

We offer a competitive benefits package starting first date of employment that includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K savings plan, paid time-off, and starting at 3 weeks of vacation! For more specifics, please visit our benefits page

These DAY SHIFT positions are routinely scheduled Monday through Thursday, 6:00am - 5:00pm. Fridays currently optional! 

Learn more about us at our Fiber Glass Systems Webpage

This entry-level position is located in Laurel, MT, and ensures the safe and quality winding of our tanks and wastewater products before shipment to our customers. 


  • Assist in assembly and fabrication of finished products
  • Assist in fabricating, preparing, and installing fittings and other component parts
  • Repairs product defects (including, but not limited to, grinding, patching, etc.) as marked by appropriate personnel
  • Visually inspects, take measurements and other process checks and notifies appropriate personnel of off-quality material
  • Operate equipment, power tools, assembly jigs and material handling equipment (including, but not limited to, circular saws, hand drills, sanders, etc.)
  • Wear appropriate PPE
  • Comply with all NOV Company policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Comply with all HSE policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Comply with all Quality policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • ​​High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • ​Forklift license​ preferred


  • ​​Factory environment with a large range in temperature changes
  • ​Standing up to 12 hours daily 
  • ​Walking up to 12 hours daily 
  • ​Bending/Stooping up to 12 hours daily 
  • ​Repetitive Movement (shoveling/sweeping/fastening) up to 12 hours daily 
  • ​Lifting weights up to 50 lbs. Regularly 
  • ​Push/Pull up to 12 hours daily  


  • Dependability/Attendance
  • Works as a team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Safe working habits


  • Ability to adapt and be cross-trained to learn all job duties as required
  • Ability to learn technical repair and assembly guidelines and procedures 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to read drawings, instructions or repair, and assembly operations

Our Values

We are a Global Family. We are thousands of individuals, working as one team to create a lasting impact for our customers, ourselves, and the communities where we live and work. We take responsibility for each other and our company’s future, knowing that personal ownership leads to broader success.

We Believe in Purposeful Innovation. We see where our customers’ needs are not being met and we act. Through business innovation, product creation, and service delivery, we are driven to power the industry that powers the world better.

We Believe in Service Above All. We are the backbone of the oil and gas industry with a singular focus to deliver the finest products and services, on time and on budget, to push our customers’ business forward.

Our Motto: Together, We Are Powerful! NOV remains committed to fostering diversity and innovation in our Team. 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.

Preferred method of application and to view all opportunities visit:

NOV thanks all interested applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.