Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Ormat Technologies, Inc.

Reno, NV 89505

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Mechanical Maintenance Technician


Location:


Reno, US, 89521


**Mechanical Maintenance Technician**


**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


This position must be able to perform the essential functions below. The Technician works under close supervision, performing the essential functions at an adequate level.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


+ Observe and follow Ormat’s 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 operate a forklift, crane, rig loads and/or a backhoe


+ 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 projects


OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:


+ Perform environmental and general housekeeping duties


+ Attend Monthly Safety and Maintenance training


+ Ability to respond to emergency calls


+ Provide coaching and guidance to junior Mechanical Maintenance Technicians.


+ Process work orders, assist in inventory, and requisitioning of parts and supplies


+ Search for and eliminate organizational weaknesses and jobsite conditions that create conditions for error.


+ Periodically observe fellow maintenance technicians while performing work activities to ensure proper procedures, techniques, and safety guidelines are being followed.


+ Participate in regular training to improve performance, acquire professional licenses, and maintain certification required by Ormat and government regulations.


+ Perform other duties as directed


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:


+ 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


+ One (1) year of experience in the mechanical maintenance or other relevant field


+ Hands-on experience in operations, maintenance and project implementation related to power production, turbine-generators, and auxiliary equipment.


+ The ability to read technical documentation such as piping and instrumentation diagrams, one-line diagrams, and design and analysis reports.


+ Ability to methodically troubleshoot mechanical equipment and systems.


+ 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


+ May be required to obtain a Class B or Class A CDL – Tank Endorsement


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


+ 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, heights exceeding 10 feet, and in harsh weather conditions


+ Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties


+ Work is subject to exposure to hazardous chemicals, electrical currents, gases, dust, and noxious odors.


+ Job requires sitting and/or standing for long periods of time with moderate bending, stooping, and kneeling


**Additional information**


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


**Nearest Major Market:** Reno


**Nearest Secondary Market:** Tahoe



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