Company: Ormat Skills: Driller, Drilling Engineering Experience: 5 + Years Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee Location: Reno, Nevada, United States Status: Active
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume
does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.Authorized to work in: US


This position is responsible for the planning, directing and coordination of drilling activities to include preparation and implementation of drilling engineering programs. This position is also responsible for regulatory agency approvals and preparation of the drilling budget to include controlling expenditures and justifying variances.


Supervise drilling programs and reviews to ensure timely and efficient execution of all drilling activities
Ensures that drilling tasks have been thoroughly researched, engineered, analyzed and implemented with regulatory agency approval and in a safe and efficient manner
Establishes goals, schedules and deadlines for drilling activities and programs
Frequent contact and negotiations with contractors
Responsible for requesting quotes, analyzing bids, and preparing purchase requests
Responsible for preparing the drilling budget and controlling expenditures
Responsible for ensuring that company purchasing procedures are adhered to
Responsible for tracking drilling costs and approving invoices
Responsible for keeping abreast of new developments in drilling techniques. Must modify drilling operations to use these new techniques
Supervise and manage drilling projects
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 travel frequently nationally and internationally

Provides technical advice for drilling contractors and consultants

Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 years of engineering experience
Must have excellent communication and project management skills
Must have excellent organizational and planning skills with a strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in a busy work environment with intense periods of activity
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 AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and use of the Internet
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 possess at any time a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to ORMAT auto insurance carrier

The Ability to navigate and work in remote field locations and work outdoors in difficult weather conditions
The Ability to perform normal sitting and standing activities and lift up to 75 lbs.
The ability to work on a drill rig

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