Current Job Openings at Hobark International Limited (HIL) in Port Harcourt

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 Plc Engineer 


Req ID: Req-1383
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Description

  • Schedule and carry out Bi-monthly PM’s on all sites, perform extraction and analysis of all Site operational alarms.
  • Completion of all Site Modificatiom Request (SMR) activities related to PLC packages.
  • Ensure all PLC modification register on all sites are up to date.
  • Perform catography of all PLC Package equipment and submit to Head of Instrumentation/ICSS for validation
  • Ensure all documentation (backup plan, disaster recovery, anti-virus/patch update plan) are intact and up to date.
  • Obsolescence management and regular review of Long term upgrade plans.
  • Implement cybersecurity requirements as directed by Head of Instrumentation/ICSS.
  • Organize annual audit and participate in Risk assessment review when required.
  • Development and input of all planned maintenance activities in the COMPANY’s Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) – UNISUP.
  • Management and follow-up of all PLC package jobs being done by a third party contractor.
  • Provision of technical support, failure analyses and specialist engineering services.
  • Implementation, testing and commissioning of any approved modifications.
  • Provide technical support to the Maintenance team and act as the focal point for PLC matters.  Provide expert technical reports to the Head of Instrumentation/ ICSS, Head of Site Maintenance and other departments.
  • Supervise and manage the implementation of minor modifications and improvement projects, to ensure their safe, cost-effective and timely execution in accordance with established Company standards and specifications.
  • Review and control the standardization of materials and spare parts for equipment and related systems. Review stock quantities, usage and consumption to minimize the stock value, whilst ensuring that all spare parts are available for routine, defect and shutdown maintenance.
  • Preparation (spare parts, manpower, tools, and procedures) of levels 3 to 5 maintenance intervention applicable to PLC units, and other automation packages which are integrated with the ICSS systems.
  • Regular review of reliability and maintainability of existing systems, implementation of upgrades and retrofits to address obsolescence.
  • Supervise the execution of specific maintenance contracts applicable to Package systems and ensure the optimal usage of contracted resources towards achieving 100% availability.
  • Liaise with vendors and the original equipment manufacturers for all queries regarding maintenance modifications, spare parts, drawings and the resolution of technical problems
  • Ensure that all drawings, plans, manual are up-to-date and “as built”, and direct draftsmen to carry out all corrections to reflect any alterations, modifications and additions to electrical equipment systems.
  • Review and check work completed by contractors and site teams, ensure compliance with work satisfactorily completed, make necessary corrections, and submit to the Head of Instrumentation/ ICSS for endorsement and payment processing.

Qualifications
Formal Education:

  • B.Sc. in Instrument and DCS Engineering or Electronics and Electrical Engineering (2.1).

Professional Experience:

  • 15 years experience with industrial discipline, specifically with the oil or petrochemical industries.
  • Personnel would be properly skilled and trained with in-depth knowledge in PLC Ladder Logic programming.
  • Personnel would be properly skilled and trained with in-depth knowledge in Allen Bradley PLC’s, SIEMENS and SCHNEIDER PLC’s.

Primary Skills:

  • Electrical Engineer, I& C Engineer, Programmable Logic controller, BSc, MS Office, MS Power Point, Oil & Gas, Operations.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Inspection Methods Engineer 
Req ID: Req-1384
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers


Description

  • Manage planning of Inspection activities for all JV Field Operation in Offshore and Onshore locations.
  • Validate/Review/Prepare individual equipment risk assessment through FAME+.
  • Review & Approve/Interpret & Convert FAME+ assessment result into complete inspection plan in SAP/UNISUP.
  • Prepare/Update/Validate export facilities consumables (hose, etc.) replacement & procurement plan to ensure the optimum availability of the facilities for export operation.
  • Review and Update/Prepare complete inspection plan (Equipment, scope, schedule, resources, inspection method, etc.) in SAP.
  • Review & Validate/Develop & Update/Contribute in the preparation of the department annual and mid-term inspection planning.
  • Review & Up-load/Assist in uploading of inspection results into work-book.
  • Validate/Review/Perform 2nd level analysis on inspection result and issue report complete with the recommendation(s).
  • Validate/Review/Prepare inspection history and their up-dating within asset register.
  • Perform/Contribute in regular review on inspection processes and define the necessary improvement of the system.
  • Validate/Develop/Contribute to development of QA/QC system for repair, fabrication and installation works.
  • Provide/Assist in providing advice on QA/QC matters to construction team.
  • Approve/Review/Participate in review of contractor’s quality plan for repair and modification works on existing facilities.

Personnel Profile

  • B.Eng. in Engineering discipline: Mechanical, Material & Metallurgy, and Chemical.
  • Higher qualification in Corrosion Engineering (MSc or NACE Snr Corrosion Technologist).
  • Computer literacy.
  • 15 years experience in inspection engineer’s functions preferably in the oil industry, at least 3 of which must be in a general asset inspection management position.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Cathodic Protection and or Coating Inspectors Certification by a recognized body ( i.e B Gas/ NACE) would be an advantage.

Primary Skills:

  • Mechanical Engineer, Metallurgy & Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineer, BSc, Engineering, EPC, Oil & Gas, Operations.





How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Crane & Marine Equipment Engineer
Req ID: Req-1386
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Description

  • To prepare all methods support and implementation of practice documents regarding preventive maintenance, inspections and testing to be performed on fleet cranes based on recognized best practice and applicable regulations.
  • To prepare and develop specifications for new cranes and lifting equipment based on recognized international standards.
  • Co-ordinate planned crane maintenance activities fleet-wide.
  • Manage specialized crane maintenance vendors
  • interventions and contracts (BLM, Hydralift, Aero, Sparrow, Mape) within SMC frame agreements (including technical scope of work) where applicable.
  • Ensure the implementation and assurance of Company integrity management system compliance.
  • Liaise with classification societies/third party design offices where applicable.
  • Support JV asset installations for all related crane issues (specifically for new cranes, specification for upgrades and heavy lift works on cranes).
  • Liaise with crane manufacturers when required.
  • Participate in and/or lead investigations for all crane related incidents across the fleet.
  • Interface with JV asset HSEQ Department for all crane related issues.
  • Liaise with JV asset staffing regarding all related training issues and certification for crane operators.
  • Supervision, until completion, of 5-years major overhauls in all JV asset installations cranes.
  • Follow spare parts stocks with Warehouse and Procurement.  
  • For all cranes, Winches (Food, Turbines, boat, etc.) & Work boat, Survival Craft, Lifeboat, life rafts, davits:
    • Review/Produce Maintenance Plan as per Vendor recommendations.
    • Review/Correct/Create corrected BOMs in SAP, establish MRP parameters.
    • Ensure equipment are certified by third parties.

Personnel Profile

  • Formal education: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (2.1).
  • Professional experience (number of years): 15 years experience with:
    • Technical knowledge and experience in hydraulic power transmission and control systems.
    • Proven experience working with heavy machinery/equipment.
    • Extensive experience within maintenance, fault finding, build and procurement of equipment projects.
  • Team management skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Proficiency in English language.

Primary Skills:

  • Lifting equipment Specialist, Mechanical Engineer, BSc, Engineering, EPC, MS Office, Oil & Gas, Operations

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Electrical & HVAC Engineer 
Req ID: Req-1385
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Description

  • Provide technical support to the JV site maintenance teams for Electrical/HVAC equipment, acting as focal technical authority with regard to Electrical/HVAC equipment engineering and providing expert technical advice.
  • Lead the troubleshooting of complex or recurring electrical problems, which require analysis and resolution with the help of other departments, vendors or original equipment manufacturer OEM, and recommend sound and cost effective solutions.
  • Prepare cause tree failure analysis for equipment breakdown and issue relevantrecommendations.
  • Administer the planned preventive maintenance program for Electrical/HVAC equipment and ensure that the maintenance tasks undertaken are adequate to prevent unplanned equipment failure.
  • Lead and advise the development and planning of Electrical/HVAC equipment modifications and improvement projects, to ensure their safe, cost-effective and timely execution in accordance with established Company standards and specifications.
  • Review and control the standardization of materials and spare parts for Electrical/HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Review stock quantities, usage and consumption to minimize the stock value, whilstensuring that all spare parts are available for routine, defect and shutdown maintenance.
  • Assist and advise the Electrical/HVAC Head in the preparation of budgets, contracts, shutdowns, modifications, warranty claims, vendor mobilization and all other support functions necessary for the efficient running of the Electrical/HVAC section.
  • Prepare scopes of work for approved work programs ensuring that all relevant operating procedures and safety regulations are written in and that all necessary materials and equipment are available as and when required.
  • Treat material requests from Site Maintenance, make quality control on spares to be sent and prepare movement forms for available stocks to ensure proper materials descriptions, nomenclatures etc.
  • Monitor and update materials MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) – mini/max,supervised etc. stocks and with the approval of Electrical/HVAC head, add or delete items as necessary.
  • Propose/Justify recommendations for the improvement of equipment availability, efficiency and maintainability.

Personnel Profile

  • Formal education: BSc in Electrical Engineering. (2.1) or its equivalent.
  • Professional experience (number of years): 15 years’ experience, preferably with Oil andPetrochemical Industries.
  • High level of knowledge, specialized in power generation, PDCS, LV/HV switchgear, LV/HV electrical protection equipment, UPS and HVAC systems.
  • Team management skills.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications and methods.
  • Proficiency in English language.

Primary Skills:

  • Electrical Engineer, HVAC Engineer, BSc, Engineering, MS Power Point, Oil & Gas, Operations.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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