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Mineral Resources Specialist

State of Hawaii Executive Branch, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Engineering Division.

This position is responsible for serving as planner-in-charge of departmental geothermal resources management activities by conducting studies, performing analyses, preparing plans and coordinating activities related to the proper management of geothermal resources and development of geothermal energy in Hawaii. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Call for CVs General Support

The U.S.-East Africa Geothermal Partnership (EAGP) was established in September 2012 to promote the development of geothermal energy resources and projects in East Africa. It also encourages and facilitates the involvement of the U.S. geothermal industry in the region. The EAGP program is a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), and is implemented by the U.S. Energy Association (USEA). EAGP currently focuses on three priority countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti.

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Drilling Tools, Services, Accessories & Consumables

Akiira Geothermal Ltd (AGL) is a private power development company in Akiira ranch of Naivasha Sub County, Nakuru county, Kenya. The first development phase of this project consists of drilling 8 - 12 geothermal wells and subsequent construction of a 70MW power plant. The geothermal wells will constitute both standard and/or large-hole wellbores, to drilling depths of between 3,000m (9,900ft) to 3,500m (11,500ft) with vertical and/or directional orientation.

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Director, Geothermal Technologies Office

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, is seeking applications for the permanent position of Director to lead a national program in the development of innovative geothermal technologies that advance geothermal's role in the U.S. energy portfolio. The program includes enhanced geothermal systems, hydrothermal systems and exploration, low-temperature technologies, and analysis.

The announcement is open through April 15, 2016.

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Three Positions Vacant at Akiira Geothermal Project - Kenya

Akiira Geothermal Limited (AGL) is developing a 70 MWe Geothermal Power Plant south of Lake Naivasha in Kenya. The company is looking to fill three positions:

Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An experienced corporate executive to serve as CEO for their Geothermal Startup Company. Reporting to the Board of Directors the CEO will provide leadership, direction and guidance, control the operation deliverables, quality assurance, safety, finance and human resources. Develop a strategic plan to advance the company’s mission and objectives, promote revenue, profitability and growth as an organization.

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Company Man/Drilling Supervisor for the production drilling period 2016 – 2017 timeframe. The Company Man will be in charge of the drilling over 10 Geothermal Wells; development of the Power Plant will continue in parallel. The candidate should have at least 10 years of experience as a drilling company man/ supervisor dealing with geothermal wells with high enthalpy.

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Project Manager (PM) for the construction period 2016 – 2017 timeframe. The PM will be in charge of the construction of 2 time 35 MWe single flash units plant, a steam gathering system and interconnection facilities. Development of the geothermal field will continue in parallel.

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Qualified interested candidates should respond by sending their Cover Letter and CV’s as well as expected monthly salary requirements in USD plus all expected applicable costs to Lena.Ngure@Akiiraone.com with Subject Line: AGL CEO ROLE, AGL POWER PLANT PM ROLE or AGL COMPANY MAN ROLE by 22nd January.


State of Hawai'i Career Opportunity - Geologist II - Geothermal (Sr-28) - Oahu

Recruitment Number 215385 - Downtown, Oahu Employment Only - $5,410 to $8,008 per month

This position is located in the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Engineering Division and serves as head of the Mineral Resources Section.

The position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating activities for the regulation of geothermal activities related to the exploration and development of geothermal resources, including resources assessment and protection, and environmental monitoring.

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