Hello I´m a commercial diver I work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.
Some of my work duties are: Checks and maintains diving equipment, such as helmets, masks, air tanks, harnesses, or gauges.Communicates with workers on the surface while underwater, using signal lines or telephones.Descends into water with the aid of diver helpers, using scuba gear or diving suits.Obtains information about diving tasks and environmental conditions.
Wherever I work is either really hot (90F) or really cold (32F)
The education needed in this job is post-secondary training, plus on-the-job training.
Some important quality you need for this job are: You need to be smart and mentally ready for all the places that you will be. You also need to be strong because you will need to lift 50 to 100 pounds.
I make $59,470 annually and $28.59 hourly. My average annual range is $30,810 to $108,170.