Drilling superintendent

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Summary

Hobark International Limited is recruiting to fill the position of a Drilling Superintendent.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: More than 20 years

Job Description

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.

Req ID: 1443

Job Description

  • Supervise all good operations - ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations
  • Responsible for drilling rig intake and acceptance testing prior to the start of good operations
  • Manage and oversee interface between drilling technical service providers and rig contractor
  • Review well-engineering programs and ensure rig suitability for the safe and efficient delivery of all good objectives
  • Liaise with logistics department to ensure effective movement of materials, equipment, and personnel
  • Liaise with other departments (e.g. Production and facilities) to discuss and organize concurrent operations to be done safely and efficiently.
  • Ensure statutory approvals for all good programs are in place prior to the commencement of good operations
  • Verify and approve service contractor invoices
  • Supervise 3rd party contractors through clear communication and coordination of requirements to ensure efficient service and value for the Company.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or a Science discipline.
  • IWCF Certification
  • Relevant work experience in Well Engineering and Construction with an Operator
  • Operational experience in West Africa would be beneficial
  • Demonstrate commitment to Health,  Saftey and Environmental performance,  his/her behavior is influential to others in the organization.
  • Strong safety and operational leadership skills.

Primary Skills

  • Well Engineering, Drilling Operations, Well Performance, IWCF.

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