Wellfield Mechanical Maintenance - Puna

  • Hilo, HI 96720, USA
  • Full-time

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

This position is responsible for performing the tasks required to install, repair, modify, overhaul, diagnose, test, and maintain power plant equipment and systems..



*Observe and follow plant environmental and operational rules, procedures and guidelines
*Strictly adhere to and enforce safety procedures as required by ORMAT, CAPP, and OSHA
*Responsible for welding and fabrication of pipe spools, flanges, fittings and structural items
*Troubleshoot, repair and maintain mechanical equipment as required to support plant operations
*Perform routine and preventative maintenance tasks
*Provide recommendations for improvements
*Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner, enter and exit vehicle without assistance, remain alert while driving for continuous period of time and read and understand maps
*Must be able to work weekends and holidays when necessary
*Must be able to work overtime as required
*Must be able to travel extensively to other locations, including rural areas to work on other project
*Must be able to operate a forklift, crane, rig loads and/or a backhoe

Perform environmental and general housekeeping duties
*Attend Monthly Safety and Maintenance training
*Perform other duties as directed

*The ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the areas of assignment as would be acquired in three to four years of high school
*Four (4) years of experience in the mechanical maintenance or other relevant field
*Must have the ability to read, write and speak English at a level that will permit the employee to understand and communicate information in a manner that will enable the employee to safely and efficiently perform the job duties
*Must be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spread sheets, database and presentation. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and use of the Internet
*Must possess at any time a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to ORMAT’s auto insurance carrier
*Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner
*Five (5) years of experience in power plant mechanics or other specialized field

*The ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions and 75 pounds from the floor to the waist
*Must be able to climb ladders, climb to and work off of elevated platforms, ladders and walkways
*Must be able to work in confined spaces and in harsh weather conditions
*Job requires sitting and/or standing for long periods of time with moderate bending, stooping, and kneeling

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