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Commercial Divers


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.

Other titles in this work field include:

  • commercial diver
  • commercial diver
  • dive satefy officer
  • diver
  • handling system operator
  • mechanical technician
  • pilot
  • rov co-pilot
  • rov maintenance technician
  • rov tech
  • rov technician
  • systems technician
  • underwater welder



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