Rig Supervisor

  • 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 supervising and coordinating all activities on the drilling rig. Oversee the safe and efficient operations of the rig and reports to Drilling Superintendent.



  • Provide examples, enforce and adhere to all safety procedures
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of drilling/work over activities
  • Oversee operations as well as mechanical functions of equipment
  • Administer safety program and perform weekly safety audits of overall rig and equipment
  • Responsible for control of all rig related equipment and materials at the job site
  • Responsible for immediate handling and reporting of all accidents and incidents and reporting to Supervisors and Safety
  • Responsible for providing leadership and guidance to drillers and crewmembers
  • Responsible for accountability of labor, disposable inventory, and maintenance records of equipment
  • Responsible for training the drilling crews in safety procedures and proper operation procedures
  • Involved in disciplinary action of personnel in coordination with the management team in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Must be able to assist the drilling crew with drilling operation when needed
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner
  • 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


  • May be assigned as the safety supervisor or officer at the drilling/work over rig
  • 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
  • 5 years’ experience with firsthand knowledge in the operation of the drilling/work over business at each position
  • Must have strong technical, communication, team, operational, forward thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent team leadership skills and possess supervisory experience
  • Must have excellent verbal, visual and written communications skills
  • Must have the ability to think quickly and respond to changing situations.
  • 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
  • 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 50% and standing up to 50%
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally
  • 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

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