Derrickman

  • 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

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 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

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

Additional Information

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