Umbilical Engineer at Hobark International Limited (HIL)

November 27, 2023
Application deadline closed.

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.


  • Laise daily with counterpart on Contractor side to monitor the progress of FEED deliverables, anticipate / highlight delays and propose corrective actions when needed.
  • Reviewing and approving all relevant Engineering documents, which typically includes cross section design, dynamic analyses, installation analyses, components design (steel tubes, armours, carcass, polymer sheathes, electrical cables, fibre optics, etc.), umbilical and flexible mechanical characteristics and capacities validation, manufacturing analyses, fatigue analyses, transportation analysis, pre-commissioning analysis, umbilical ancillaries design (Bend Stiffeners, Bend Restrictors, Topsides and Subsea Termination/Interface Hardware, catenary management systems etc.)
  • Assist in preparation of relevant elements of Invitation to Tender and Technical evaluation criteria.


  • Graduate in Engineering (Masters level), in Petroleum Industry. Depending on experience, candidates with BSc may be also given consideration.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in umbilicals and flexible engineering (and associated ancillaries) for deepwater projects with demonstrable engineering aptitude.
  • Good knowledge of international umbilicals design codes / standards (API/ ISO series in particular) and COMPANY general specifications
  • Some basic knowledge in electrical / fibre optic cables, material, corrosion, coatings and hydrodynamics, flow assurance will be also valuable
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under high workload, prioritize in a fast-paced project and meet schedule requirements.
  • Available for technical missions worldwide
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment.