Intern - Electrical Engineer


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. 



Ormat Interns will be involved in many aspects of power plant operations maintenance and engineering. This is a very flexible position designed to give the Intern a basic understanding of various technical aspects of the power generation industry. The Intern will receive preliminary orientation and training and then assigned to a variety of support tasks at various departments as required.



  • Perform routine or daily tasks in support of the department they are assigned to

  • Perform basic technical calculations as required

  • Complete reports and documentation as assigned

  • Learn and contribute to various computer based programs

  • Learn basic operating principles of the department(s) they are assigned to

  • Actively contribute to problem solving and process improvements

  • Must be able to travel to various work locations and operate a motor vehicle within onsite premises

  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner



  • Other responsibilities as assigned which may include but not be limited to computer applications, light mechanical or electrical maintenance



  • Must have at least 2 years of college education towards an engineering degree

  • Must be self-motivated

  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner

  • Ability to work alone or in a team

  • 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’s auto insurance carrier



  • Must be able to work in plant operating areas including exposure to noise, vibrations, heat and cold

  • Must be able to wear any required protective equipment, as required by safety procedures and regulations

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions and 50 pounds from the floor to the waist

  • Job requires sitting and/or standing for long periods of time with moderate bending, stooping, and kneeling

  • The ability to work at a computer and computer monitor and use repetitive motion for long periods of time

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe