Ongoing Recruitment at Hobark International Limited

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 position below:

Job Position: Electrical Engineer

Job Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Contract


  • Develop and review requirements, specifications, and drawings for mechanical and electrical systems elements
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements
  • Review, consult, design, and supervise site installations of all the electrical and mechanical requirements of all LDF Projects.
  • Prepare and study technical drawings and specifications to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Develop mechanical and electro-mechanical products by studying customer requirements
  • Research and analyze data, such as supplier design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Set specifications and check the design of mechanical and electro-mechanical products and systems.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate all on-site M&E activities to comply with LDF and government specifications, requirements and codes.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with LDF team, as well as the public, contractors, and consultants.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Make presentations and draft technical instructions.
  • Read blueprints to determine the ways and sequences to assemble building equipment
  • Oversee project productions efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • Monitor materials submission and approvals and review updating of materials schedule to mitigate any construction delays.
  • Assist in updating and achieving schedule requirements
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Cooperate with team members in complying with relevant health and safety legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function.


  • Extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering systems, principles, and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge in preparing, reviewing, and interpreting engineering plans and technical specifications.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrification systems for lighting, fire equipment, and HVAC.
  • Extensive knowledge of Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering language and terms
  • Working knowledge of design and preparation of documents for bidding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, consultants, the public, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-up on the status of projects
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Team Player.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

Job Position: Mechanical Engineer

Job Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Permanent / Full time

Business Management:

  • Lead and manage all aspects of mechanical engineering projects across geographies in oil and gas sector including, but not limited to bidding, project management and project hand-over.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with clients
  • Stay abreast of market developments and technology developments in engineering related to field of work.
  • Manage, coach and guide the team members of the business division
  • Regular and accurate reporting to the management on timely basis
  • Assist in maintain books of accounts for the business.


  • Drive pre-bid evaluation of projects to understand scope of work involved and device plan of execution
  • Validate basic engineering, including design, and develop accurate quantification of the scope.
  • Co-ordinate with engineering team and estimation team to ensure accuracy at the time of sourcing of projects.
  • Identify and highlight technical risks in projects on the basis of tender documents, contracts and site visits.

Engineering and Coordination:

  • Drive engineering an execution of all mechanical projects in oil and gas sector
  • Identify and implement value engineering initiatives in projects
  • Ensure timely execution of all engineering activities as per project timelines
  • Co-ordinate with clients and manage expectations for each project.
  • Co-ordinate with external stakeholders, such as consultants and authorities, to ensure timely completion of deliverables and tasks as planned
  • Co-ordinate with internal stakeholders including procurement and construction teams to ensure consistent understanding with regards to technical requirements for different scope of work, within the project team.
  • Manage all engineering documentation required throughout project lifecycle.


  • Supervise project work for all mechanical projects undertaken by the division and coordinating with all departments and contractors
  • Approval of construction procedure, quality plan & inspections test procedure
  • Erection and commissioning supervision of equipment including gas compressors, pumps, heat exchangers, KOD’s Separators etc.
  • Erection and commissioning of high-pressure piping for oil gas and other utility service lines.
  • Supervision & monitoring of activities related to pipeline laying, hydrostatic testing and commissioning of pipeline.
  • Reviewing and resolving all engineering problems
  • Coordinating with client and contractor.
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review the work progress on daily basis.
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licences
  • Analyse, manage and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.


  • Manage technical requirements of service contracts
  • Drive design and engineering requirements for such contracts
  • Co-ordinate with product development, product procurement and services teams
  • Support execution teams on any technical challenges in this respect through effective problem-solving approach
  • This role will ensure that work is being performed safely, as designed, and to the highest quality standards.
  • This role will perform daily safety and quality inspections, produce appropriate documentation, and implement corrective measures if required.


  • PMP Certified project management professional
  • Graduate or Post-graduate Degree in Engineering with Mechanical Degree and 20 to 25 years experience in project management and construction supervision of petrochemical, refinery, power plant (including gasification plant) and cross-country piping.
  • Hands-on experience in delivering large scale multi-million-dollar projects in record timeframes.
  • Experience in project management, Control, Co-ordination, Planning, Construction execution, including hands in contracts / Bidding, Review/ finalisation of engineering, etc for hydrocarbon projects of Pipelines, Piping / Process Piping, Mechanical constructions, Equipment, Structural, with Associated works of civil / E&I /Telecom/ Fire Fighting systems / gas detection system / CP works.
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with all levels within the organization as well as with outside agencies such as Licensor, Consultants, Vendors, Contractors and Statutory Authorities.
  • Demonstrated team building, relationship building and communication skills. Strong experience in working closely with various cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading and motivating team members so as to achieve project objectives. Should have assisted the team to resolve conflicts.
  • Ethical and loyal, and can be relied upon for maintaining high degree of confidentiality
  • Experience of working in Nigeria and other African countries would be given preference
  • In-depth experience with mechanical, process piping, and equipment installation in an industrial setting is essential.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

Job Position: Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Job Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Permanent / Full time


  • Perform work, generally within Control System Engineering, which involves the preparation, interpretation or review of calculations, specifications, plans, investigations, surveys, structures systems or equipment with complex features.
  • Participate in one or more of the following: Development of system requirements, Automated Control System design, development, and/or maintenance, System design, including concept sketches and layouts, Automated Control and Human Machine Interface (HMI) Software Development.
  • Preparation of specifications and design calculations.


  • Engineering Degree in the related field or equivalent years of experience will be considered.
  • 10 Years of Power Plant Controls experience is desirable, however other industrial plant controls experience will be considered (for example oil & gas/petrochemical).
  • Good spoken and written english. 

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

Job Position: Company Secretary / Legal Adviser

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Contract


  • Provide proactive and efficient legal advice/opinion to support the corporate and operational business functions on contractual, financial, tax and regulatory matters affecting the company.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and other documents required by the business functions.
  • Provide efficient legal support to the technical and operations aspects of the business, as required.
  • Provide support to business functions and project teams in conducting due diligence on all transactions that portend legal, commercial and or reputational risks.
  • Advise relevant stakeholders on dispute resolution issues and support them through the entire resolution process.
  • Provide legal advice on contractual and regulatory compliance in all functions, ensuring that material risks have remedial plans and are integrated into the corporate risk management system.
  • Provide efficient Secretariat support to the Company, including without limitation, maintaining accurate and up-to-date incorporation/regulatory documents, preparing for Board meetings, taking accurate Minutes of meetings, including regulatory compliance/advisory.
  • Provide support in preparing all necessary documentation and give guidance in order to secure appropriate regulatory approval for various projects and acquisitions.


  • A Degree in Law is required. Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • An MBA, a Master's Degree, other professional qualifications such ACA, ACCA, ICSA, ACIT, etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Possess a broad skill set in corporate law, finance, governance, strategy and company secretarial practice
  • At least 5 years post-call experience in an international commercial law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company.
  • Ample litigation experience will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience with an International Oil & Gas firm or company.
  • Experience with corporate and operational regulatory compliance in the Oil & Gas industry.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

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