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Ormat

EI&C Technician -

EI&C Technician -

Job Posting: careers.ormat.com

Company Description
Ormat leads the global geothermal sector: exploring, designing, developing, building, owning and operating geothermal power plants around the world. We're passionate about advancing geothermal technology, providing choice, flexibility and optimum, customized solutions. When it comes to earth's energy, Ormat excels in harnessing it.

Our McGinness Hills Complex is located in Lander County, Nevada on both public and privately leased land. The complex is comprised of three power plants, all utilizing air cooled binary systems. The generating capacity of the complex is 143 MW, with the first plant reaching commercial operation in July of 2012, and the third plant reaching commercial operation in December of 2018.

We are actively interviewing for Plant Operators and EI&C Technicians.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Observe and follow plant environmental and operational rules, procedures and guidelines.
  • Strictly adhere to and enforce safety procedures as required by ORMAT, CAPP, and OSHA.
  • Ensure work is done in compliance with electrical (NEC and NFPA) codes.
  • Install, test, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair low and high voltage electrical equipment.
  • Install and calibrate analog and discrete instrumentation and control valves.
  • Read, understand and effectively utilize technical information from electrical schematics, vendor information, procedures and codes.
  • Perform voltage, current and arc flash calculations.
  • Perform arc flash calculations.
  • Calibrate and use test equipment associated with the power plant electrical and safety systems.
  • Participate in planning and scheduling maintenance activities.
  • Create and modify reports and records associated with the electrical systems of the power plant.
  • Perform corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance tasks as required.
  • Provide recommendations for reliability 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 work weekends and/or 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.
  • 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.
  • Three (3) years of experience in the power generation or similar process industries.
  • Hands-on experience in operations, maintenance and project implementation related to power production, turbine-generators, auxiliary equipment, power and control systems.
  • The ability to read process control documentation such as process flow diagrams, control logic block diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, electrical schematics, circuit diagrams and wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to methodically troubleshoot electrical and control 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,
  • spreadsheets, 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • The ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions and 50 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 and in harsh weather conditions.
  • Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties
  • 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.

Plant Operator -

Job Posting:careers.ormat.com

Company Description
Ormat leads the global geothermal sector: exploring, designing, developing, building, owning and operating geothermal power plants around the world. We're passionate about advancing geothermal technology, providing choice, flexibility and optimum, customized solutions. When it comes to earth's energy, Ormat excels in harnessing it.

Our McGinness Hills Complex is located in Lander County, Nevada on both public and privately leased land. The complex is comprised of three power plants, all utilizing air cooled binary systems. The generating capacity of the complex is 143 MW, with the first plant reaching commercial operation in July of 2012, and the third plant reaching commercial operation in December of 2018.

We are actively interviewing for Plant Operators and EI&C Technicians.

Job Description
The primary responsibility of a Plant Operator is to ensure that the operation of the power plant is safely and efficiently carried out in accordance with Plant Safety Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures. Additional duties include; monitoring plant systems and equipment on a continuous basis, and responding to alarms and out of specification parameters by taking appropriate corrective action.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Strictly adhere to and enforce safety procedures and successfully complete operator safety qualifications within the designated timeframes.
  • Control a variety of power-generation equipment and machinery during normal operation, scheduled maintenance, and emergency repair procedures.
  • Review routine operating data troubleshoot abnormal indications and take corrective actions.
  • Utilize a variety of analog and digital informational displays to understand operational performance variables, maintain a chronological log of plant activities and ensure optimal level of production.
  • Participate in the planning and scheduling of plant activities.
  • Prepare, review, edit, and recommend operating procedures.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks (PM's).
  • Perform fire equipment testing.
  • Assist with equipment isolation, evacuation and lockout/tagouts.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner, enter and exit vehicle without assistance.
  • Must be able to remain alert while driving for continuous period of time and read and understand maps.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holiday when necessary.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts and cover call outs as required.
  • Must be able to read and follow written procedures.
  • Must be able to interpret mechanical process and electrical drawings.
  • Monitor meters, gauges, and control boards to verify operational parameters, and adjust equipment, generator output, voltage, and electricity flow rates according to standard protocols and power grid requirements.
  • 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:
  • Ability to understand procedures and instructions to the areas of assignment as would be acquired in four years of high school.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information to safely and efficiently perform the job duties.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving record acceptable to Ormat's auto insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in e-mail communications and spreadsheets. Must be proficient in MS Excel, Outlook, and use of the Internet.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • The ability to lift 20 lbs. periodically.
  • Must be able to frequently climb to and work off of elevated platforms, ladders and walkways.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and in harsh weather conditions.
  • Must be able to wear a variety of protective equipment.
  • This job requires sitting 30% of the time and standing 70%.


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

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