Mechanical Construction Supervisor


Fernley, NV, US, 89408

Mechanical Construction Supervisor

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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

This position is responsible for:

  • Supervision of the construction of geothermal power plants, at the various locations of installation, provide experience in mechanical industrial construction
  • Development work plan and follow ups on progress during the construction
  • Review and implement mechanical design drawings and specifications
  • Project scheduling assistance in and of evaluations for 3rd party contract bid development



  • Manage multiple tasks of high complexity
  • Supervision of mechanical construction crew, including company employees and subcontractors
  • Oversee the formal planning, tracking, and reporting
  • Participate in bid process with contractors and subcontractors, and assist with bid review and assessment
  • Respond to the operating and construction organization needs
  • Support corporate state and local permitting and project activities
  • Responsible for implementation of applicable mechanical and environmental codes and regulations during project execution
  • 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 international and rural areas to work on other projects



  • Other duties and projects as assigned by management



  • 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
  • An associate degree in mechanical engineering preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in construction management
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and be accountable for individual and team results
  • The ability to motivate self and others to set and achieve high performance standards
  • 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 and use of the Internet
  • Must possess at any time a valid driver’s license with a driving record applicable to Ormat’s auto insurance carrier



  • The ability to lift 50 pounds periodically
  • The ability to navigate and work in remote field locations and work outdoors in difficult weather conditions.
  • The ability to walk, hike, and work on steep, rough terrain for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to safely operate 4WD light vehicles on highways and off-road.
  • Must be able to frequently climb ladders, climb to and work off of elevated platforms, ladders and walkways
  • Protective equipment and fire-retardant clothing must be worn in the performance of some duties
  • Job requires sitting 50% of the time, standing 50%

Additional information

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

Nearest Major Market: Reno