Oil and Gas

Job Vacancies at Hobark International Limited (HIL), 12th Sept., 2019

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: ROV & Trenching Senior Pilot Technician

Location: Offshore, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Duties & Responsibilities

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of all ROV/Trenching and subcontractor personnel under his/her control in accordance with Company QHSE policy and operational procedures, including the implementation of Task and Dive Plans;
  • Participation in offshore meetings, e.g. morning, safety, project briefings and wash-ups, etc;
  • Ensure good liaison between Company and Client
  • Representatives are maintained by all Company personnel;
  • Ensure Risk Assessments, JSA`s, TBTs have been conducted and recorded in accordance with Company procedures prior to any task being carried out also ensuring responsible person has instigated all identified control measures;
  • Ensure all personnel have safety awareness of any tasks to be conducted, particularly in regards to COSHH, manual handling, Working at Height, Environment and Lifting Operations and correct planning and corrective actions are in place;
  • Ensure LOTO procedure is implemented prior to any HV work and correct Competent and Responsible personnel are in place and identified;

Operational Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operation, maintenance and repair of ROV/Trencher systems and fulfilling duties as Shift Supervisor when required;
  • Ensure safe offshore operation including maintenance and repair of ROV/Trencher and auxiliary equipment and correct, safe working practices are carried out;
  • Ensure environmental monitoring and measurement is adhered to in accordance with Company safe operating procedures;
  • Ensure spares and materials are requisitioned in a timely manner to maintain the minimum stock levels in the system inventory;
  • Ensuring goods received are checked against requisition, the inventory updated and that the completed paperwork is returned to the Operations department;
  • Ensuring that items despatched from offshore location, whether for repair, warranty, or on demobilisation are accompanied by the correct paperwork

Experience/ Background: (Type / Duration)

  • Shall preferably be qualified in an engineering discipline to a minimum of HNC standard or time served technician with final City & Guilds certificate or equivalent.
  • Shall meet IMCA competence criteria by having satisfactorily completed the MTCS assessment as a Senior Pilot Technician with a nominal minimum of 3 years offshore experience and 400 hours piloting;
  • Shall demonstrate good technical and operational knowledge of ROV/Trenching systems.
  • Shall possess good knowledge of current safety and quality standards as applied to systems and their requirements in an offshore environment.
  • Shall possess current offshore survival, medical certification.

Primary Skills:

  • Pilot Technician, ROV Specialist, BSc, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production.

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


Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent/Full time


  • Manage Maintenance and Repairs of Office and Residential Properties
  • Conduct inspections of properties for required repairs
  • Coordinate emergency and regular repairs and coordinate repairs to building.
  • Maintain fire protection systems and equipment
  • Supervise landscaping and grounds maintenance
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs to structural, mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs of generators, air conditioning and ventilation systems, pumps and waste treatment systems.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs of building interiors and exteriors


  • University degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 yrs. in the offshore oil and gas support/logistics environment
  • Proven experience as maintenance manager or other maCertifications in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
  • ¬†Experience in contract negotiation and administration
  • Certifications in any of the following: Project Management Professional, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engineer with Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Valid Certified Maintenance Manager (CMM) will be a plus
  • Preference will be given to candidates who:
    • Can speak a second language
    • Have experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas industry, working with multinational companies / clients and international experience.

Primary Skills:

  • Elec./Elect. Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Negotiation, Oil & Gas Operations.

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

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