Project Specialist


Reno, US, 89521


This position supports the project requirements for the construction team with purchasing, invoice processing, general office support and other tasks as needed.


· Responsible for reporting of all accruals on a monthly basis working with the projects team to ensure accuracy.

· Works with Projects team to request quotes and scheduling deliveries whenever necessary.

· Assists in the review process regarding Gan compliance software program and uploads contracts, bids on an annual basis.

· Reviews and requests lien waivers for all PO’s and invoices submitted to mitigate Ormat’s risk.

· Creating and managing PO’s and requisitions for the Projects team.

· Review, receive and resolve discrepancies on receiving documents and invoices.

· Monthly reporting of assigned projects involving the project managers and construction team.

· Site visits and/or deliveries as necessary.

· Collects, reviews and analyzes data and prepares reports.

· Maintains files, databases, and archives of relevant records.

· Schedules and coordinates meetings, travel, and other group activities.

· May manage expense reporting, invoicing, office supply inventory, or other routine processes.

· Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization.

· Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids.

· Works with Vendors to obtain banking information for new vendor setups into system.

· Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information.

· Proactively identifies and works to resolve any site issues that may impede the project delivery.

· Work with the Logistics Department on transportation POs.

When assigned as Projects Specialist 3:

· Backup Office Manager on contract POs which includes working with legal department for approval of contracts.

· Assist with tax abatement reporting and date entry

· Assist in training and problem resolution to support the projects team.


· Other duties and projects as assigned by management.


· Projects Specialist 3 – minimum of 2 years as a Projects Specialist 2

· 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 with 1 year of knowledge of administrative and office procedures.

· The ability and knowledge to operate a variety of standard office equipment.

· Must have the ability to work little or without supervision.

· Ability to analyze, gather and summarize data for reports and find solutions to various administrative problems.

· Must have a high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

· Must be able to establish priorities, have attention to details and the ability to meet deadlines.

· Professional appearance and telephone etiquette essential.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

· 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 be able to communicate with other employees and read and write at a level that will enable to perform the work in a safe and efficient manner.


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

· The ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

· This position requires sitting 80% of the time and standing and walking 20% of the time.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe