Hobark International Limited (HIL) Recruitment, March 2018


Hobark International Limited (HIL) Recruitment, March 2018 – Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent organization of the Hobark gather working in the oil and gas industry. The organization was joined in 1998, beginning as a staffing office situated in Port Harcourt.

As of now we have workplaces in 4 nations with our head office in Lagos.

We are selecting to fill the empty position beneath:

Title: Head, Drilling Engineering
Req ID: 1321
Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with rig site personnel in performing rig moving activities.
  • Plans, direct and provides general supervision to assigned personnel in drilling operations.
  • Manage drilling operations efficiently to minimize rig down time and optimize rig operating expenditures.
  • Optimize assets, equipment and supervising the execution of the activities.
  • Verify drilling equipment, spare parts and consumables item on the rig and kept at an appropriate level.
  • Review daily reports and give guidance on drilling problems (wells and down hole challenges).
  • Developing process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Responsible for safety implementation during drilling activities.
  • Provide input on well design and drilling program in overall.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent experience.
  • More than 10 years’ experience in oil & gas and drilling operations.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong team player, open and transparent communicator across diverse multidiscipline teams

Primary Skills:

  • BSc, Drilling Engineer, Drilling Operations, MS Office, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production


Title: Head, Drilling Operations
Req ID: Req-1322
Location: Lagos


  • Assumes initial control of any emergency onsite and follows the procedures outlined in the Emergency Response Plan;
  • Ensures that the rig contractor and service company personnel perform safely and efficiently and in accordance with their contractual obligations;
  • Witnesses and documents all required safety drills, testing and in-house inspections of equipment, and ensures conformity to required standard of performance and frequency.
  • Requests mobilization of materials, equipment, and services in a timely manner and initiates the removal of redundant materials and the immediate return of rental equipment when it is no longer required;
  • Ensures that the Drilling Superintendent is fully briefed on all drilling operational matters;
  • Ensures that reports are prepared and submitted in accordance with the reporting procedures;


  • Education – High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s in a related Engineering field is a preferred
  • 5+ years of inspection experience;
  • 2+ years of fracking experience;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience in offshore and onshore drilling operations;
  • Supervising experience in the oil/gas field.

Primary Skills:
B.Sc, Drilling Engineer, Drilling Operations, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production, QA/QC.


Title: Drilling Project Manager
Req ID: 1320
Location: Lagos

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Manages the activities and priorities of all project personnel assigned to the project including engineers, project controls, contract administrators, inspectors, quality assurance, finance and other personnel.
  • Establish project scope and execute change orders
  • Plan, monitor and manage multiple projects and associated scope.
  • Familiar with all project phases from FEED to Closeout.
  • Self starter with little or no supervision
  • Provide meaningful reports to status projects
  • Experience with setting up and executing projects in isolated conditions
  • Maintain project schedule and budget.
  • Conflict resolution management skills
  • Implement and manage risk mitigation plans.
  • Understand technical drawings and documentations
  • Familiar with oil industry standards and regulations.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum degreed, but preference for Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited university.
  • 7 years’ experience as a Project Manager in the petrochemical industry
  • Marine and International experience a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Working knowledge of all disciplines in the design engineering fields that pertain to the construction and operation of drilling rigs.
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, including cost estimating and scheduling.

Primary Skills:

  • Project Engineer, Drilling Operations, MS Office, Oil & Gas, Operations,


Title: Drilling Cost Performance Engineer
Req ID: 1319
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Maintain and continuously improve company standards
  • Review well design proposals and offset data including identification of technical and commercial risk, particularly for incentive based and ‘turnkey’ operations
  • Review and critique drilling and work over programs to ensure plans are clear, realistic and robust. Provide feedback to all drilling programs in a formal manner. Ensure that equipment specified in the drilling program is suitable for the application.
  • Utilise well planning software to determine rig requirements and assess feasibility of drilling proposed wells.
  • Visit the well-site and company offices as required for key meetings and briefings and to provide on-going support and guidance.
  • Provide technical support for CLIENT marketing and commercial activities, including preparation of contract tender documents.
  • Provide support as necessary during CDS planning activities.
  • Implement/Promote effective use of CLIENT performance improvement business tools.
  • Facilitate the Major Operational Failure (MOF) process to ensure that the procedure is followed and all MOFs are robustly investigated


  • University degree of Drilling/Petroleum Engineering, or in another Engineering discipline paired with substantial experience in the Drilling industry
  • 5 years’ experience in Drilling related Service Industry, with good understanding of Drilling Service field operations
  • Strong independent personality, who is questioning the status quo, is able think out of the box
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), Arabic would be an additional asset

Primary Skills:

  • Cost performance engineer, HSE, Drilling Engineer, Engineering, EPC, Oil & Gas, QA/QC

Application Method
Interested candidates should:
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