Full-time Geologist wanted

We are looking for an experienced geoscientists to join our fast growing Heat Power development team here in Reykjavik. The position is part of our global geoscience team of engineers and business development staff, with the purpose of enhancing geological understanding, and to support and contribute to the technical work on current and prospective geothermal power projects.


  • Postgraduate degree in geology, geochemistry or related sciences

  • Specialist skills applicable to geothermal exploration science a plus (related well services, field exploration and mapping experience, 3D visualization/GIS skills, resource evaluation etc.)

  • Commercial focus, with practical experience and interest solving technically challenging concepts and problems

  • Individual initiative and ability to contribute effectively to the team, combined with personal integrity and professional ethics

  • Proven record of quality scientific writing and reporting

  • Excellent communication skills in Icelandic and English

  • Starting September 1st 2021 (or earlier)

Varmaorka specializes in the development and operation of renewable geothermal power plants in Iceland and was established at the beginning of 2017. We are a small but rapidly growing team, located in the center of Reykjavík, but current projects and prospects are spread throughout Iceland. Varmaorka is also part of an international group of companies with regional offices and development projects in US, Sweden, Taiwan and Japan.