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Working As A Diver

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $21,160

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Diver does

  • Buoy & Subsea hose installation.
  • Descend into water with the aid of diver helpers, using scuba gear or diving suits.
  • Assisted in installation and removal of Barrier Net at Ludington Pumped Storage facility.
  • Operate hyperbaric chambers (nitrogen decompression).
  • Train, review and supervise new divers.
  • hualed heavy equipment, skids and mats to various job sites.
  • Performed various types of dive operations, including contaminated, salvage, repairs, dredging, decompression dives, and underwater surveys
  • Worked on pipeline installation projects, platform inspections up to 207'.
  • Drive delivery truck for produce department.
  • Open water SCUBA support for the US NAVY on Andros Island in the Bahamas.
  • Weld on Anode installation w/ Ni rod.!
  • Operate underwater video, sonar, recording, and related equipment to investigate underwater structures.
  • Stop Log Installation & Removal Water Intake Cleaning
  • Handle all aspects of marketing, financial management, and customer service.
  • Completed dry suit training and certification.
  • Set up the dive station and gear.
  • Use of NDT methods to Identify weak points in ships hulls.
  • Cut and weld steel underwater, using torch cable, hydraulic tools, and supports.
  • Report to topside location and indication.
  • Rescue Diver(PADI) for movie set.

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Diver Demographics

Gender

Male

83.4%

Female

15.0%

Unknown

1.6%
Ethnicity

White

81.6%

Hispanic or Latino

9.7%

Asian

6.9%

Unknown

1.4%

Black or African American

0.5%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

41.7%

French

11.1%

German

8.3%

Hawaiian

5.6%

Russian

5.6%

Italian

5.6%

Portuguese

2.8%

Indonesian

2.8%

Turkish

2.8%

Dutch

2.8%

Dakota

2.8%

Norwegian

2.8%

Arabic

2.8%

Mandarin

2.8%
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Diver Education

Schools

Divers Institute of Technology

31.3%

Divers Academy International

12.5%

CDA Technical Institute

6.3%

The Ocean Corporation

6.3%

Santa Barbara City College

4.4%

The Academy

3.8%

Texas A&M University

3.8%

University of Phoenix

3.8%

Old Dominion University

3.1%

International Diving Institute

3.1%

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

2.5%

University of Hawaii at Hilo

2.5%

Murray State University

2.5%

Humboldt State University

2.5%

National University

2.5%

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

1.9%

Blinn College

1.9%

University of New Hampshire

1.9%

Pennsylvania College of Technology

1.9%

University of Rhode Island

1.9%
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Majors

Graphic Design

12.9%

Business

11.8%

Biology

7.2%

Criminal Justice

7.2%

Ecology, Population Biology, And Epidemiology

5.6%

Precision Metal Working

5.1%

Automotive Technology

4.6%

Marine Sciences

4.6%

Management

4.3%

Environmental Science

4.3%

General Studies

4.0%

Medical Technician

4.0%

Education

3.8%

Mechanical Engineering

3.8%

Psychology

3.5%

Geology

3.5%

Computer Science

2.7%

Electrical Engineering

2.4%

Medicine

2.4%

Information Technology

2.4%
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Degrees

Other

40.7%

Bachelors

26.5%

Associate

13.1%

Masters

9.0%

Certificate

6.7%

Diploma

2.6%

Doctorate

1.3%

License

0.3%
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Top Skills for A Diver

UnderwaterConstructionAppropriateSafetyPrecautionsPipelineRepairRemovalScubaGearDiversSubPlatformInspectionUnderwaterVideoDeliveryEmergencyProceduresTopsideDiveStationHyperbaricOpenWaterNDTCustomerServiceDrySuitDiveEquipmentDiveOperations

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Top Diver Skills

  1. Underwater Construction
  2. Appropriate Safety Precautions
  3. Pipeline Repair
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Established solid knowledge and understanding of topside and underwater construction.
  • Take appropriate safety precautions, such as monitoring dive lengths and depths and registering with authorities before diving expeditions begin.
  • Hull cleanings Video for damage Paint sample taking Sea chest cleaning Rope guard removal Rigging
  • Descend into water with the aid of diver helpers, using scuba gear or diving suits.
  • Train, review and supervise new divers.

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