Ormat Technologies, Inc. Talent Acquisition Specialist in Reno, Nevada


This position is responsible for delivering full life-cycle recruiting; collaborate with hiring managers to recommend strategies for identifying and recruiting potential candidates


  • Provide full cycle recruitment support to hiring managers

  • Ensure positive candidate experience from the initial application to the final on-boarding process

  • Pro-actively works with hiring leadership and HR Business Partners to include: job postings, sourcing candidates, scheduling and conducting interview, and onboarding process

  • Create applicant pools and talent pipelines by posting job ads on job boards and social media sites such as LinkedIn

  • Conduct final interviews as needed and offer compensation packages

  • Maintain awareness of competitor practices, industry trends and recruitment standards

  • Develop and manage Internship program, to include attending job fairs and other events

  • Conduct new hire orientations

  • Perform specific research as requested

  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation and trends, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions

  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Responsible for process improvements, documenting processes/desktop procedures, keeping processes/desktop procedures updated, and identifying ways to reduce costs

  • Conduct pre-employment drug testing and background checks

  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service

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

  • Must be available to travel


  • May provide training in areas such as affirmative action

  • Complete special projects and provide back up support to the HR team

  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned, including job descriptions


  • A degree in Human Resources, or a related field or the equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of recruitment experience, a PHR is preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and human resources information systems (HRIS)

  • Familiarity with Office applications, such as Word and Excel and popular social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, are a must

  • Proven track record of success in high volume recruiting

  • Practical experience using advanced sourcing techniques

  • Basic knowledge of things such as non-disclosure agreements

  • Working knowledge of human resources functional areas and application state employment laws is required

  • Knowledge of the full life cycle recruitment process is required

  • Must be resourceful with strong analytical skills

  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems

  • Must have the ability to work independently

  • Must be detail oriented with a good work ethic and be able to maintain confidentiality in daily operations

  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • 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 be team-oriented and demonstrate the ability to work with cross functional teams


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

  • The ability to occasionally lift to 25 pounds

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

  • The ability to travel to various locations when needed

Ormat is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment with Ormat will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, source of income national origin, citizenship status, disability, or any protected status. Employment with ORMAT shall be based solely on the Company's requirements and the individual's qualifications.