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Ormat Technologies, Inc. Motorman in Reno, Nevada



Reno, NV, US, 89519


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 the preventive maintenance on all engines and rig equipment. Assists mechanics on engines repair and maintains inventory of hand tools, spare parts and engines equipment. Act as the floor lead.


  • Strictly adhere to and enforce all safety procedures

  • Responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of the rig at floor level and above motors

  • Responsible for inspection, lubrication and maintenance of rig motors

  • Must have the ability to operate essential equipment for the rig operations

  • Responsible for immediate reporting to Driller of all accidents and incidents

  • Responsible for conducting minor maintenance on the rig and rig equipment

  • Responsible for keeping maintenance reports and records for rig motors and equipment

  • Ensures rig and equipment are maintained and are in safe operating condition

  • Must be able to train and later act as a Derrickman in the Derrickman’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 a minimum of 6 months experience in drilling

  • 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 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

  • 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

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

Nearest Major Market: Reno

Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe