Intern - Geology

  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Intern

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

Assist geologic staff in data searches, preparation of geologic/geophysical reports and graphics. Participate in mapping, sampling, drilling, and geophysical programs as directed by Staff Geologists, Project Managers, or the Exploration/Development Manager. Organize files and samples. 



  • Compile geologic, geophysical, and land maps into digital format.
  • Maintain and update digital databases.
  • Prepare maps for presentation.
  • Collect geologic and geochemical samples.
  • Perform research including background literature, well logs, organize into project data sets.
  • Organize and analyze drill cuttings.
  • Maintain some field equipment.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner. 



  • Work with Project Manager and geosciences personnel to assure adequate data evaluation.
  • Provide assistance to field operations as needed. 



  • Working on or recently completed bachelor’s, master's or doctoral degree in engineering or geological sciences.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information safely and efficiently perform the job duties.
  • 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 use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation. Must be proficient in MS word, Excel, Power Point, and use of the Internet. 



  • Ability to travel and work in remote field locations and extremes of weather.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Travel approximately 50% of the time. 

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