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Driller at Ormat Technologies


Ormat Technologies Reno, NV Full Time
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Company Description  

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 energy. 

Job Description  

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.


This position is responsible for operating the controls of the rig, acting as the rig lead, and reports to Rig Supervisor.


•         Strictly adhere to and enforce all safety procedures

•         Responsible for immediate reporting to Rig Supervisor of all accidents and incidents

•         Responsible for overseeing the mobilization, set up and break down of equipment

•         Responsible for the safe operation of the rig and supporting equipment

•         Act as the rig lead during rig operations

•         Must be able to train and later act as a Rig Supervisor in the Rig Supervisor’s absence

•         Responsible for carrying out the directions of the Rig Supervisor and Company Man

•         Act as the safety leader for the crew

•         Oversee the maintenance of the rig equipment

•         Responsible for training the crew on proper safety, operational procedures and cross training to cover for one another

•         Responsible for operating forklifts, heavy equipment and auxiliary equipment

•         Must be able to travel extensively to other locations, including rural areas, other states and internationally, to work where the rig is operating

•         Must be able to work weekends and holidays when necessary

•         Must be able to work overtime when necessary


•         Perform other duties as directed



•         The ability to understand procedures and instructions to the areas of assignment as would be acquired in four years of high school

•         Must have 2 years of experience in the mechanical operations and procedures of a drilling and/or work over rig

•         Must know and understand drilling fundamentals

•         Must possess excellent team leadership, communication skills and supervisory experience

•         The ability to complete tasks efficiently and effectively

•         The ability to think quickly and respond to changing situations

•         Must be able to communicate in English with other employees and read and write at a level that will enable to perform the work in a safe and efficient manner

•         Must be able to communicate verbally and visually in a clear and effective manner including in noisy and low illumination environments

•         Must be able to safely operate a forklift, heavy equipment and auxiliary equipment

•         Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner

•         Must possess at any time a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to ORMAT’s auto insurance carrier



•         This job requires sitting approximately 30% and standing up to 70%

•         The ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly

•         Must be able to wear any required protective equipment, as required by safety procedures and regulations

•         Must be able to frequently climb to and work off of elevated platforms, ladders and walkways

•         This job requires standing for long periods of time with moderate bending, stooping, and kneeling

•         Must be able to work in severe weather conditions

Additional Information  

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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Job ID: 743999773225062