Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Fabrication
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States


Job Description

Join our world-class Oilfield Services Team

Partner with the best

Baker Hughes has an opening for a Fabricator (Drill Bits) in The Woodlands, TX

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Bit Fabricators are responsible for the full spectrum manufacturing of PDC (diamond) drill bits to include fabrication, finishing, and inspection. This construction begins with the receipt of applicable bit drawings and concludes with the final inspection of the completed product.
  • Applicable manufacturing sub processes include but are not limited to the following:
    • CNC Machining
    • Welding
    • Brazing
    • Plotting
    • Grinding
    • Final clean-up
    • Quality inspection
    • Painting
    • Furnacing
    • General repair/rework operations
  • Bit Fabricators may be expected to learn and master more than one of the aforementioned sub processes and should expect to transfer to expected operational areas as in process work-flows demand. Normal career progression as a Bit Fabricator requires extending individual proficiency beyond a single operation or sub process.
  • Qualified operators are expected to read, interpret, and troubleshoot PDC bit drawing and schematics and made necessary adjustments as per appropriate process specifications and applicable build guidelines.
  • Bit Fabricators must read and comply with material build lists generated as per customer requirements.
  • Extensive utilization of pneumatic and electric hand tools is required. Bit Fabricators must be comfortable and proficient with a wide range of power tools.


Fuel your passion

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Manual assembly and/or fabrication experience.
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment, i.e., calipers, micrometers, etc.
  • Ability to comprehend engineering drawings, specifications, routers, bill of materials, manufacturing procedures, and manuals.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing). Perform conversion from decimals to fractions and from fractions to decimals.
  • Ability to read and perform functions to applicable product specifications.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good communication skills required.
  • Successful candidate will be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Bilingual
  • Drill bits experience
  • Brazing or welding experience


Work in a way that works for you
  • Monday - Thursday4:00pm - 2:00pm some Friday overtime as needed and with the possibility every other weekend (Subject to change).


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace challenge with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire y

About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.