senior drilling supervisor

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Summary

Supervise the day to day drilling/ workover/ testing/completion operations in accordance with the program.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 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: Req-1154


  • Responsible for onsite supervision of good operations.
  • Protect the company interests on the rig
  • Supervise the service contractors working for the company
  • Plan ahead to determine future requirements for drilling equipment and consumables
  • Liaise with the logistics base to communicate future supply / back-load requirements.
  • Report progress made on a regular basis with the Drilling Superintendent
  • Prepare and provide drilling, rig and well data for the Main office.
  • Discuss program changes with the Drilling Superintendent
  • Liaise with other departments (e.g. Production) to discuss and schedule concurrent operations.
  • Check and sign job tickets (not invoices) from service contractors.

Responsible for

  • Meeting HSE targets
  • Timely delivery of wells meeting the programme‚Äôs objectives.
  • Optimized usage of tools, equipment, and services.

Accountable for

  • Operational success of all operations on the rig; drilling, testing, completion, tree running, workover, rig moves etc.
  • Ensure that all operations are conducted in compliance with all regulations and HSE standards
  • Ensure drilling operations are conducted in the most cost-effective manner
  • Ensure all contractors perform in accordance with the relevant contract
  • Ensure all materials and services are ordered timely
  • Ensure all materials received are of the correct specification (QAQC).

Primary Skills

  • Drilling Engineer, Drilling Operations, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Operations, Production.

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