Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

1) Job Title: Welding and Painting Supervisor

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Rotational (28×28)

Job Description

  • Ensure awareness and compliance with HSE rules and regulations by contractors,
  • Ensure strict application by contractors of PTW (permit to work) and approved work procedures in order to not endanger safety of personnel and integrity of the facilities,
  • Ensure compliance of the works with the applicable regulations, specifications and technical documents,
  • Ensure works’ schedule is met.

Job Specification

  • Engineering background with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction of Oil & Gas installations
  • Qualifications: Engineering Bachelor Degree or Higher National Diploma and AWS-CWI or IWI-S/C or IWT or CSWIP3.2 minimum qualification in welding inspection and ISO 9712 or ASNT level 2 minimum qualification in RT films interpretation as well as NACE or BGAS or FROSIO level2 minimum qualification in painting inspection.
  • Good English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with ability to adapt and to discuss with contractors

Primary Skills:

  • Welding and Painting, Maintenance, Test and Inspection.

2) Job Title: Civil and Structural Engineer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Contract

Job Decription

  • Ensure effective and timely response to CIVIL/STRUCTURAL technical queries and verify compliance with COMPANY procedures.
  • Validate CIVIL/STRUCTURAL design studies by ensuring that they are accurate and meet overall Statement of Requirements.
  • Ensure awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulations by contractors.

Job Specification

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering with 10 -15 years cognate experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant Computer Programs (AutoCAD, STAADPro, SACS, NSO (Fastrudl, Isymost).
  • Proficient use of PDMS is an advantage.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Industry Codes and Standards (British Standards, Eurocodes, ISO, API, DNV, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal and Communication Skills.

Primary Skills:

  • Civil and Structural design studies, engineering and installation works, Civil and Structural deliverables.

3) Job Title: Sales Executive

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract


  • Ensure the commercial success of the allocated brands of vehicles/equipment and also identify new markets and business opportunities
  • Play active part in the development of short-medium-long term business goal

Job Description

  • Establish new business
  • Collaborate with the GM to secure, retain and grow accounts through understanding clients’ needs
  • Conduct effective research analysis on competitors and business environment
  • Generate business leads and follow up on sales opportunities
  • Organise meetings with prospective clients;
  • Excellent After-sales service
  • Adhere strictly to companies compliance policies and standard business relationship ethics.

Primary Skills:

  • Sales, Aftersales.

4) Job Title: Materials Man

Location: Offshore
Job Type: Rotational (28×28)

Job Description

  • Oversees and manages day to day activities of materials movement to and from the Rig site.
  • Coordinates materials storage within rig location to ensure optimal space usage and house-keeping
  • Assist in planning of day to day logistics for the movement of materials to and from the rig site.
  • Responsible for ensuring Materials Receiving Process is fully implemented. Communicates and coordinates with procurement, end user and vendors. Resolves all non-conformities of material delivered.
  • Receives materials after verification against delivery ticket/packing list and Purchase orders to ensure compliance to specification.
  • Prepare requisition of materials, chemicals and OCTG required for the Well
  • Maintain a track of ALL rental/3rd party materials within the rig location and ensure no demurrage is incurred.
  • Monitor fuel receipt and consumption for vehicles, generators and rig operation
  • Maintain accurate record of ALL Chemical and OCTG receipts, usage and returns

Primary Skills

  • Materials Man, Engineering, EPC, Logistics, Oil & Gas, Operations.

5) Job Title: Material & Logistics Coordinator

Location: Benin, Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Ensure required personnel, materials and equipment are (de)mobilised in a timely manner
  • Responsible for coordinating Journey Management Plans for boats to and from Warri and personnel to and from Koko Jetty
  • Maintain communications with logistics personnel at Benin, Warri and Koko to ensure timely arrival of equipment and personnel, ditto with demobilisation
  • Liaise with QA/QC to ensure company’s equipment and materials undergoing refurbishment are on schedule for timely return to the wellsite
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling and delivery of all materials to meet operational requirements
  • Support the Drilling Superintendent to ensure vessel sailing plans, crew changes and equipment (de)mobilisation are properly captured in the Look Ahead.


  • B.Sc / HND level in Engineering / Logistics
  • 5 years in a logistics / materials coordination role preferably in a drilling / completion operations related industry
  • Good knowledge of logistical / administration requirements preferably in well operations. Advantageous to have knowledge and understanding of drilling, completion and intervention operations.  Initiative to proffer solutions to logistical problems.

Primary Skills:

  • Materials Man, B.Sc/H.N.D, Logistics Supervisor, Oil & Gas Operations, procurement, Project Engineer.

6) Job Title: Marine Superintendent

Job Type: Contract
Location: Offshore, Nigeria


  • To ensure that all marine operations are conducted in a safe and environmentally aware manner, consistent with industry standards (MARPOL, SOLAS, ISGOTT, OCIMF etc), by offload tankers at the terminal, supply vessels, tugs, work boats and other marine vessels operating within the offshore facilities.
  • Assist in the review, monitoring and periodical audits of the performance, suitability, sustainability, regulatory performance, and quality standards of all marine vessels operating within the offshore facilities.
  • Ensure all marine contingency, emergency response and crisis management plans are current and exercised regularly.
  • Monitor mooring operations and performance of export tankers in line with Charter Party terms and conditions. Ensure compliance with Terminal Regulations for offload tankers and to ensure that the Ship Shore Safety checklist is properly completed and maintained throughout the loading period. Monitor offload tanker operations and ensure prompt vessel turnaround in order to avoid demurrage.
  • Review and confirm the suitability of all vessels nominated for bunker deliveries to the terminals.
  • Plan and schedule timely delivery of bunkers to the FPSO to ensure that sufficient stocks are always available.
  • Investigate and provide report on all marine accidents, incidents and ‘near misses’ within the offshore facilities.
  • Ensure procedures for all export tanker operations and marine vessel operations are adhered to. Through continuous review and updating of procedures, legislations and technology etc. drive efficiencies and safety improvement in operations


  • Class 1 (Master Mariner) Certificate of Competency
  • DCE (Dangerous Cargo Endorsement) in Petroleum preferred.
  • Marine Lead Auditor preferred
  • At least 5 years experience as a Ships Captain, Marine Supt or Mooring/Loading Master. Oil & Gas terminal experience preferred. Previous FPSO experience desirable.
  • A working knowledge of semi-submersible and jackup rig moving and positioning operations.

Primary Skills:

  • BSc, Engineering, EPC, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production.

7) Job Title: Site Engineer / Supervisor

Location: Lagos Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent/Full time

Job Description

  • Managing construction activities and tasks.
  • Ensuring equipment and procedures comply with safety regulations.
  • Overseeing and supervising building work.
  • Surveying sites, setting out alignments, levels etc.
  • Making sure specifications are met on site.
  • Solving problems and providing technical advice.
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings.

Job Specification

  • 5-15 years of experience in Major Construction Companies
  • Knowledge of the Construction process
  • Site Management.
  • Quality & Quantity control
  • Cost control.

Primary Skills:

  • CIvil Construction, Building Works, Site Management.

8) Job Title: Corporate Communications Lead

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Contract


  • Develops and manages Client’s brand strategy to drive business growth and promote government and other stakeholders’ relationships
  • Develops multiple communications platforms for the company’s public and government relations strategies as part of the overall communications strategy
  • Manages information dissemination through all the media outlets available (Web site, electronic media, print media, social media, conferences and workshops).
  • Develops appropriate communications materials for Client’s internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to producing internal and press releases, newsletters, and events communication
  • Manages crisis communications: provides counsel and ensures that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes.
  • Coordinates and supervises subordinates in providing communications functions that engage, inform and motivate internal and external
  • stakeholders.


  • Graduate Degree in the Humanities or degree in other disciplines with proven track record
  • 12-15 years corporate communications experience
  • Extensive experience in marketing, public relations, events, media relations, corporate and internal communications.
  • Member, NIPR (National Inst. Of Public Relations)
  • Member of APCON (Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria)

Primary Skills:

  • “B.Sc/M.Sc, Public & Media Relations, Oil & Gas Operation”, Ms Office Packages

9) Job Title: Product Sales Engineer

Location: Lagos Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent/Full

Job Description

  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with existing and prospective clients in the Oil & Gas sector
  • Promote the Company’s range of product offerings and services, attend trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • Conduct regular visits to clients’ sites to follow up on business, identify new opportunities and attend to customer complaints and queries
  • Expand customer base and actively market & promote the company’s products
  • Identify and interpret customers’ requirements and attend to them efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Follow up on the business starting from lead-generation, negotiation, order placement and successful execution.
  • Submit quotations in-line with customer technical specifications and company’s pricing policy.
  • Identify, Coordinate and follow up on projects until final execution while ensuring high quality customer service and satisfaction
  • Provide pre-and after sales technical assistance and support , product training, in addition to developing and presenting support material to customers.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports.

Job Specification

  • Bachelor’s or Technical University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-8 years of experience, preferably in Oil and Gas related field
  • Knowledge of the Oil and Gas Process, Valves & actuators
  • Very good command of English (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Job requires frequent traveling within the country.

Primary Skills:

  • Sales, Mechanical Engineering, Oil and Gas Process.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

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