Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Mechanical Maintenance TechnicianLocation:Reno, US, 89521Mechanical Maintenance TechnicianCompany DescriptionHeadquartered in Reno, NV, Ormat designs, develops, builds, owns and operates geothermal and recovered energy-based power plants in the US and worldwide. With a spotless international reputation, we’re on track to become a leading global provider of renewable energy.We take pride in our family-oriented business building practical green energy solutions from the ground up.Join a team that’s giving new life to the future of our planet.POSITION SUMMARYThis 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
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
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 informationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Nearest Major Market: RenoNearest Secondary Market: TahoeOrmat is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment with Ormat will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, source of income, national origin, citizenship status, disability, or any protected status. Employment with ORMAT shall be based solely on the Company’s requirements and the individual’s qualifications.