Company: Ormat Technologies, Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, Ormat is a leading geothermal
company and the only vertically integrated company solely engaged
in geothermal and recovered energy generation (REG), with the
objective of becoming a leading global provider of renewable
This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation
and maintenance of power plant and all associated equipment in
accordance with procedures, guidelines, and operating directives in
effect. Perform multi-skilled operational tasks. Has the ability to
perform all operational duties associated with the power plant.
Trains and guides less experienced operations personnel.
Note: New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19
vaccination, subject to potential reasonable accommodation due to
medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs.
+ Adheres to, supports and complies with all company safety and
environmental policies and practices. Ensures all employees,
contractors and visitors conduct themselves safely and within
company policies and regulatory guidelines.
+ Performs all activities outside the control room at the power
plant, including startups, shutdowns as well as operate and monitor
all auxiliary supporting equipment. This includes but is not
limited to the steam plant, binary, well field, electrical, and
fire protection systems.
+ Record and review various logs and reports regarding flows,
pressures, temperatures, levels, and other information. Reports any
abnormal conditions to the Control Room Operator and/or
+ Monitors all monitored parameters for trends and abnormalities.
Corrects abnormal conditions when found. Reports abnormal
conditions to the Control Operator and/or Management.
+ Maintains the plant area, tools, always building and grounds in a
clean and safe condition.
+ Takes immediate corrective action in response to emergency
situations to minimize safety hazards and to reduce damage or
downtime to the plant and its equipment.
+ Performs minor corrective, predictive, and preventive maintenance
as directed on electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, and/or
water systems. Assist with compiling data for records and
+ Operates various pieces of equipment, such as forklifts, machine
tools and electrical test equipment in the performance of
+ Ability to read and interpret technical information such as
electrical drawings, manufacturer's data, operating and maintenance
+ Document's equipment problems, writes work orders, work
instructions and maintenance repair requests. Perform appropriate
equipment clearance to ensure safety. Maintain a log of all open
and closed clearances.
+ Trains to improve personal skills and the skills of co-workers
related to the job and/or required advancement.
+ Complete all project specific training as required by the
+ Must be able to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays when
+ Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving record
acceptable to Ormat's driving program.
+ Help promote a pleasant, team-oriented work environment
+ Perform other duties and projects as assigned by management
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED
+ The ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to
the areas of assignment as acquired in three to four years of high
+ Knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical
equipment, systems construction, capacities limitations, theories
of operation and operating procedures preferred.
+ Knowledge of plant design and equipment locations, valve
configurations, and normal range of flows, temperatures, and levels
+ Safe use of tools, plant safety rules, probable causes of
equipment and systems malfunctions preferred.
+ Knowledge of heavy equipment operation preferred.
+ Basic knowledge of water chemistry and electrical test equipment
and troubleshooting preferred.
+ Basic to intermediate computer skills in word-processing,
spreadsheet, and database software.
+ The ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral
or diagram form.
+ The ability to deal with problems involving several variables in
+ Must be accurate, detail oriented, self-managing and
self-motivated, with excellent communications skills, both verbal
+ Must have strong organizational, planning, interpersonal,
attention to detail and follow through skills
+ Must be able to work well individually or in a team orientated
environment with the ability to multi-task and change priorities as
+ Must have the ability to communicate verbally and visually in a
clear, effective manner at a level that will enable the employee to
efficiently perform the job duties
+ Most possess at any time a valid driver's license with a driving
record acceptable to Ormat's driving program.
+ Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
+ Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and
arms, and talk or hear.
+ Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl.
+ Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds.
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus.
+ Required to work a rotating shift with normal shifts up to 12
hours per day and might be required to work alone during night
shifts and weekends.
+ Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne
particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather
+ Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high,
precarious places; extreme heat; extreme cold; and vibration.
+ Noise level in the work environment is usually loud and on
occasion can be very loud.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
Ormat is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
for employment with Ormat will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status,
sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, status with
regard to public assistance, source of income, national origin,
citizenship status, disability, or any protected status.
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