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Career Opportunities at Hobark International Limited (HIL)

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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:

Job Title: Senior Engineer – Cost

Req ID: 1294
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Provide support to individual Project Engineers (PE’s) in establishing and maintaining up to date Authority For Expenditure (AFE) and related supporting documents including variance analysis of cost over/under runs.
  • Monitor expenditure monthly on a Value of Work Done (VOWD) basis for all ongoing Projects(contracts) and department/team budgets and in conjunction with PE’s produce cost forecasts (latest estimates) to provide timely notification of potential over/under runs against approved budgets (AFE’s).
  • Produce monthly/quarterly/annual variance and trend analysis expenditure reports and explain key cost movements with respect to commitments, actuals (VOWD basis), latest estimates against plan as agreed with responsible PM’s.
  • Provide support to PE’s to establish and maintain cost progress S-curves (inclusive of actuals, forecasts, and commitments) for all ongoing Projects. Prepare overall department rolled up reports on the same basis.
  • Produce cost reports (monthly, quarterly and annually) as required, giving planned, actual and forecast costs, for all ongoing projects and contracts, in line with the agreed AFE’s/WBS.
  • Produce other ad-hoc reports on cost information that may be required from time to time.
  • Review and verify monthly accruals as produced by Project Accountants/PE’s to ensure that they are correctly aligned with VOWD reporting against AFE’s and overall budgets.
  • Prepare trend analysis report identifying early over/under runs.
  • Maintain a Cost Estimating system (including Cost Breakdown System), including a database of historical project costs, and provide cost estimating support to PE’s for new projects / project variations and to assist in forecasting of costs to completion.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 12 year’s experience as a Cost Engineer within the oil and gas industry. Ideally with contractor experience.
  • Experienced with Cost Control and WBS/CBS systems
  • Full capabilities in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point.
  • Some experience with planning tools.
  • Experience is cost estimating and risk simulation
  • University degree in Engineering or relevant technical discipline

Primary Skills:

  • Cost Estimator, HSE, Project Engineer, B.Sc, Engineering, Finance, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production



Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Job Title: 
HSE Coordinator

Req ID: Req-1290
Location: Offshore/Onshore Nigeria

Description

  • Champion Safety by providing leadership in the implementation of all safety initiatives.
  • Arrange adequate resources to achieve HSE activities.
  • Participate in investigations of serious or potentially serious incidents and near-miss investigations.
  • Final review of project incident and investigation reports to ensure adequate analysis of root cause(s) and practical recommendation for corrective actions.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of corrective actions of incident and near-miss reports.
  • Review and approve audit findings and close-out reports.
  • Ensure that relevant statutory legislation and authority requirements are complied with during the project.
  • Involvement and attendance in project HSE meeting.
  • Liaise with Project Management Team for project HSE performance, issues and activities.
  • Ensure safe loading of vehicles in accordance
  • with internationally recognized standards & linepipe loading procedure

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years in the Oil and Gas industry, with at least the last 5 years in a similar position.
  • Managed multidiscipline teams of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Computer literate (including sound working knowledge of Micro Soft Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety, and Environmental regulations, legislation and best practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing with third party certification bodies and other contractors.
  • Ability to train, develop and motivate.
  • Computer skills, MS Office Suite.
  • Possess strong facilitation skills through all modes of communication.
  • Have a strong background in Behavioural Based Safety.
  • Have knowledge of both upstream and downstream operations in the oil and gas industry.

Primary Skills:
HSE, B.Sc, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Operations, QA/QC


Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Field Engineer

Req ID: 1291
Location: Offshore/Onshore Nigeria

Description

  • To supervise and coordinate the execution of construction, installation and hook up of Structures, Pipelines, and Brown Fields Work onshore Nigeria.
  • Carry out all construction and hook up supervision / monitoring activities required for the successful delivery of the assigned works.
  • Comply with Project procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Implement Project HSE policies and procedures
  • Participate in constructability reviews and the planning and scheduling of construction works.
  • Participate in negotiations and resolution of disputes with sub-contractors
  • Verify work Progress and produce Daily Reports
  • Maintain a flexible  and positive attitude, especially with regard to the working environment and highly focused safety and security procedures
  • Ensure all permits to work are in place.
  • Monitor overall progress against schedule, providing reporting on same to line management, highlighting the potential for slippage and propose remedial actions and signing contractors’ daily reports
  • Ensure projects are completed and handed over on schedule.
  • Review project quality plans and ensure compliance with the agreed quality plans
  • Prepare project close out and “lessons learnt” reports.
  • Implement project HSE Plans, conduct audits and inspections to ensure compliance
  • Implement Procedures, Scope of Work, and Method Statements.
  • Review and comment on construction work procedures; assess personnel and equipment for suitability for the work.
  • Liaise with others and supervise materials identification and co-ordination of supply to work sites, ensure adequate inspection and testing is carried out, ensure as-built drawings are produced.
  • Ensure project team and sub-contractors have viable schedules for their work, recognising interfaces with other on-going activities.
  • Ensure that adequate records are maintained for all inspection and testing carried out.
  • Participate in all pre- commissioning activities.

Qualifications

  • Experience in onshore facilities construction work is essential, especially in the construction pipeline laying and other onshore structures, as well as working on facilities expansions where simultaneous production and construction operations are required.
  • A good understanding of the relevant codes and andards for welding work and testing requirements for same is a prerequisite.
  • A reasonable understanding of E & I construction and testing works.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Minimum of 10 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 2 years in a similar position with an operating company, Nigerian / West African experience preferred

Primary Skills:

  • Field Engineer, Project Engineer, BSc, Drilling Operations, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Operations

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Construction Supervisor

Req I D: Req-1289
Location: Offshore/Onshore Nigeria

Job Description

  • Shall be fully site based
  • Carry out all construction supervision / monitoring activities required for the successful delivery of the works assigned.
  • Comply with departmental/Company QHSE procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Implement departmental/Company QHSE policies and procedures.
  • Participate in and lead in Job Hazard Analyses and safety toolbox meetings and conduct audits and inspections to ensure compliance.
  • Participate in and lead constructability reviews and the planning and scheduling of construction works.
  • Ensure all permits to work are in place.
  • Monitor overall progress against schedule and report on same to line management, highlighting the potential for slippage and proposing remedial actions as appropriate.
  • Ensure works are completed and handed over on schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed quality plans.
  • Prepare project close out and “lessons learnt” reports.
  • Review contractors’ work procedures; assess contractors’ personnel and equipment for suitability for the work.
  • Liaise with others and supervise materials identification and co-ordination of supply to work sites, ensure adequate inspection and testing is carried out and ensure as-built drawings are produced.
  • Participate in all pre- commissioning activities.
  • Control Company supplied material issues to contractors, ensuring that any surplus is accounted for.

Qualifications

  • Experience in onshore facilities construction work is essential, especially in the onshore fabrication, construction & installation of facilities and pipeline laying (onshore and swampy terrains), as well as working on facilities expansions where simultaneous production and construction operations are required.
  • A good understanding of the relevant codes and standards for welding work and testing requirements for same is a prerequisite.
  • A reasonable understanding of E & I construction and testing works.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Minimum of 10 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 10 years in a similar position with an operating company, Nigerian / West African experience preferred.

Primary Skills:

  • Pipeline Facilities Engineer, Construction Manager, HSE, BSc, Engineering, EPC, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production.



Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Job Title: Materials Coordinator – Projects

Req I D: Req-1292
Location: Offshore/Onshore Nigeria

Job Description

  • Interface with Project Management Team to ensure current status of project materials is updates into the project plan.
  • Produce regular reports on material status for the Project Management Team as requested.
  • Liaise with Purchasing Team to ensure the project priorities are clear and resources are available.
  • Ensure correct engineering data is provided to purchasing to allow them to source materials and equipment required for the project.

Qualifications
Education Qualification:

  • Degree in a Technical Discipline.

Professional Qualification:

  • CIPS or APICS preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 5 years in a similar position.
  • Age: 30+.

Primary Skills:

  • Materials Man, procurement, Project Engineer, BSc, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Operations.



Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Quality Assurance & Quality Control Engineer

Req I D: Req-1293
Location: Offshore/Onshore Nigeria

Description
Formulate and carry out all tasks needed to ensure the successful execution of all projects on time, within budget and with due regard to HSES and quality, including:

  • To provide Quality Assurance and NDT assessment, technical expertise and management support to the installation/hook up and pre-commissioning of the Project and to ensure Sub-Contractor adheres to Contractor Quality Control /Quality Assurance procedures; promote an incident/accident free work site and that daily Tool Box Talks take place at the start of each shift.
  • Participate in JSA talks prior to work commencing.
  • Work within the dedicated Project Team, a multi-discipline engineering team dedicated to successful completion of the Project.
  • You will co-ordinate with and draw upon the functional resources of the Company and yourself to properly execute the project.
  • You will represent the Company when dealing with any suppliers or sub-contractors.
  • Ensure all Sub Contractor QA/QC and NDT personnel are adequately capable and qualified to perform their duties
  • Monitor and advise Sub contractor regarding NDT/testing in Local fabrication shop/on site, interpreting radiographs, UT and other test reports.
  • Monitor all aspects of construction, QC Reports, Sub-contractor Weld map.
  • Ensure safety, quality, and timely execution of works.
  • Monitor and ensure working hours are maximised without a reduction in Quality.
  • Monitor and report manning levels daily.
  • Promote maximisation of Productivity
  • Coordinate and organize the NDT inspectors.
  • Coordinate the NDT inspections and its quality.
  • Reviewing & approving of NDT procedures submitting for approvals.
  • Evaluating the NDT Technicians in regard to qualification and experience.
  • Evaluating the NDT results and signing off the NDT reports.
  • Interpreting RT Films being an approved RTFI from ASNT/PCN Level III certification.
  • Conducting surprise Audits of 3rd party NDT companies’ operations at times for evaluating the performance of 3rd parties with regard to procedural requirements especially for NDT.
  • Training the NDT technicians to lead them for successful completion of applicable NDT methods.

Requirements/Qualifications
Education Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a recognised Engineering discipline or equivalent.

Professional Qualification:

  • CSWIP/PCN/ASNT Level III/II UT, RT, MT & PT or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years NDE technician.
  • Minimum 2 years NDE supervisory capacity, in onshore or offshore fabrication of platforms/pipelines

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience, preferably working in the oil and gas industry.
  • Experience of working in a multi-discipline environment.

Primary Skills:

  • B.Sc, Engineering, MS Office, Oil & Gas, Operations, QA/QC, Quality Control


Interested and qualified candidates should:

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