• Reno, NV, 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


Responsible for all work in the mast above the drilling floor and for mud drilling circulation and equipment maintenance.


  • Strictly adhere to and enforce all safety procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining the mud pump efficiency and the drilling fluids
  • Responsible for work pipe in the derrick
  • Responsible for immediate reporting to Driller of all accidents and incidents
  • Responsible for working closely in cooperation with mud engineer
  • Must be able to train and later act as a Driller in the Driller’s absence
  • 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 1-year experience in drilling
  • Must have basic knowledge and understanding of the mechanical operations of a drilling rig and drilling procedures
  • Must possess leadership skills or supervisory experience
  • Must understand the fundamentals of drilling fluids
  • Must be able to safely operate a forklift, heavy equipment and auxiliary equipment
  • 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 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 10% and standing up to 90%
  • 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
  • Must be able to work at extreme heights and in confined spaces
  • This job requires standing for long periods of time with moderate bending, stooping, and kneeling
  • Must be able to work in severe weather conditions

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