January 28, 2023

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 Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Lagos Nigeria
Job 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
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  • 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
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  • PMP Certified project management professional
  • Graduate or post-graduate Engineer with Mechanical degree and 20 to 25-year 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.

Primary Skills:

  • Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Construction, Installation

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

Note: Only qualified ccandidates will be contacted