Senior Rigger

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

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Hobark International Limited (HIL), is an Integrated Services Company whose subsidiaries: DrillPet International Limited (DIL), Uniterm Nigeria Limited (UNL), UltiProc Nigeria Limited (UPNL), Hobark Consultant Management Services (HCMS) and Gigasecprovide Manpower Services & Logistics Support, Drilling Operations and Consultancy Services, On/OffShore Catering Services, Drilling Rigs & Drilling Bits and Procurement Services to the Oil & Gas Industry. IP security services.


Job Descriptions

  • Achieves lifting activities offshore on schedule and according to HSE regulations.
  • Manages a rigging team offshore efficiently and in a good working spirit.
  • Ensures effective and timely response to construction activity and ensure compliance with company procedures.
  • Validates offshore construction works by ensuring that they are accurate and meet overall Statement of Requirements.



  • Ensures HSE values are well understood and are not breached under any circumstance while carrying out offshore construction activities on the FPSO.
  • The Senior Rigger is the designated ‘responsible person’ in overall charge of lifting equipment and operations on the FPSO under ECP scope of work.
  • Preparing lifting plan.
  • Preparing the permit to work and getting it approved by Site Lifting Specialist.
  • Organize day to day work offshore in conjunction with ECP construction work leader.
  • Compiling and maintaining a Rigging Loft register and make sure that equipment is in good conditions.
  • Ensures that the level of supervision on site is sufficient to meet project specifications requirements.
  • Acting as handling and lifting authority on validation of contractor’s key deliverables and prescribed audits as necessary
  • Liaising with Site Lifting Specialist on a day to day basis for all lifting operations.
  • Reports any issue to construction work leader and maintain regular and efficient information to him.



  • The holder of this position must have the following qualifications:
  • Diploma holder
  • Experience in Offshore construction, Site supervision, Installation, Pre-commissioning and Commissioning in an Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry preferably on an FPSO.
  • Advanced rigging and lifting level 2 competences minimum.
  • Experience in oil and gas or related industry to have knowledge of the specific environment linked to HSE aspects
  • Ability to work in a large multinational team
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining good relations with colleagues and others
  • Physical ability to work on offshore installations in the climatic conditions of the site
  • Working language: English mandatory, French is an advantage


Primary Skills

Engineering, EPC, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production

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Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years